Creating Culinary Magic at New Beach Grill in Kona

West Hawai‘i residents are flocking to one of Kona’s newest restaurants, which is receiving rave reviews for its unique, delicious dishes and spectacular view. Magic’s Beach Grill officially moved out of its food truck location earlier this year and into a newly renovated beachfront space on Aliʻi Drive in Kailua-Kona.

Foster’s Kitchen Opens New Location

For two decades, Jeff and Sarah Foster have dedicated their professional lives to the restaurant industry. In 2016, the couple opened Foster’s Kitchen in Kailua-Kona, which immediately became a popular downtown establishment. Known for fresh, local food and hand-crafted cocktails, the establishment is now so successful, the Fosters decided to open a second location in…

Nui Italian Brings Authentic Cuisine to North Kona

For most people, running off to Italy to relax in a café and enjoy comforting bowls of pasta with carafes of wine is just a dream. While this fantasy is out of reach for many, the Hilton Waikoloa Village has brought Hawai‘i Island residents and guests the next best thing—the Nui Italian restaurant. The dishes are stunningly…

Crepes & Mimosas In the Morning

Caprese Crepe Simple, elegant and classy. These three words perfectly describe Kona’s newest breakfast spot. Gertrude’s Jazz Bar quickly became Kona’s favorite jazz club after opening their doors in 2016. Now, guests can enjoy their favorite, hip hang-out every Tuesday through Saturday mornings as Gertrude’s serves up sweet and savory gourmet crepes, refreshing mimosas and…

Loko Wraps: A Piñata With a Lūʻau Inside

Loko Wraps in Captain Cook is a local favorite for fresh island cuisine, and now Kailua-Kona residents and visitors can grab a delicious bite at the new store in Lanihau Shopping Center. With fresh, local produce, homemade sauces and plenty of vegan and gluten free options, Loko Wraps is a delicious place to fulfill the…

Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill

It’s easy to understand why Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill is one of Kona’s favorite dinner spots. Owners Angie and Paul Rey opened the restaurant in 2004 and named the establishment after their daughter, Jackie. For nearly 14 years, they have been serving up fresh seafood, steaks and pastas with home-style hospitality with island flare. Executive…

Foster’s Kitchen: Fresh, Local Comfort Food

Kona residents Jeff and Sarah Foster are dreamers with a mission. After 17 years of working in Kona’s restaurant industry, the couple saw an opportunity to make their dream of owning their own dining establishment come true and set out to make it a reality. Jeff relocated to the Big Island as the managing partner for…