Papa Kona Restaurant & Bar Opens

Gathering with friends for pupus and drinks is a favorite pastime for many Big Islanders. In fact, pau hana is often a daily part of one’s ritual in paradise. While hanging out and relaxing after work is nice in and of itself, the additional bonus of a gorgeous view and tropical breeze can make it…

Kuleana Rum Shack: Sharing Love of Culture in Every Bite

The Queens’ MarketPlace in Wailkoloa just got a little tastier this year with the opening of Kuleana Rum Shack. Serving up fresh island dishes and handcrafted cocktails, the Rum Shack features authentic yet creative cuisine inspired by the melting pot of Hawaiian cultures. Keola Valdez is executive chef for the Rum Shack and explains how…

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…