Kailua-kona Travel Guide

Articles about Kailua-kona

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Kristin Conard

Restaurants in Kailua-kona

A quintessentially Hawaiian seafood restaurant built over the ocean, Huggo’s is a Kona institution, having been in the same island family for more than 30 years. There are nautical charts on the tabletops, a roomy open-air bar, and live Hawaiian bands on most nights.

Things to do in Kailua-kona

This open-air swap meet has everything from T-shirts dyed with island red dirt to baskets woven from coconut palm fronds. Stop by Captain Danno's stand for Hawaiian-style shaved ice.