Archive August 2012

July Photo Contest Winners Announced Sunday!

July's winning photo!

Winners of the On the Rocks (Huggo’s next door sister restauarnt) 2012 photo contest for July were announced by General Manager Greg Peterson on Sunday.

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Huggo's Supported the 2012 Taste of Life Benefit

August 25, 2012, Huggo’s and Lava Lava Beach Club supported the annual Taste of Life Benefit for the Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS Foundation and Big Island Community at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort in Kona.

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Chef Ken's Jerk is Here!

On the Rocks' signature rum cocktails are the perfect summer coolers and the just right beverages to accompany Chef Ken's Jerk Chicken. Cheers!

Huggo’s Executive Chef Ken Schloss spent several years living and cooking in Jamaica and on other Caribbean Islands. During that time, he perfected a mouthwatering Jerk Chicken recipe — a wildly popular dish in the region.

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Our Pick for This Evening!

Dinner and a show on Sunday evening…what could be more fun! Start with early dinner at our casual sister eatery On the Rocks on the waterfront in Kailua-Kona adjacent to Huggo’s,  followed up with a performance by the Puna Mens’ Chorus at 7 p.m. at Keauhou Beach Resort. It’s a double-header of delicious, melodic fun for the entire family! Tickets for the show are available at the door. See you there!

Chef's Special Pizza and More on Tap Tonight!

Beef is on tap at Huggo's tonight.

Happy hump day from Huggo’s everyone! But why wait for the weekend to enjoy Chef Ken’s cooking — especially with these specials on offer this evening. If you haven’t tried Chef’s house-made fennel sausage yet, run don’t walk!

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LT Smooth Double Header This Week!

LT Smooth on guitar.

Check out the action at On the Rocks (our casual sister restaurant and bar just next door) this evening and beginning at 4 p.m. Monday afternoon — it’s a double dose of island favorite LT Smooth on stage. You can catch him there most every Sunday evening, Monday’s an added treat! And remember, happy hour is from 3 pm to 6 pm daily.

Look forward to seeing you there — and don’t forget your camera. Your award-winning photo could take the year end Grand Prize. Click here On the Rocks for all the details!

Chef Ken's New Toys!

Executive Chef Ken Schloss with one of his newest creations.

Huggo’s Executive Chef Ken Schloss is firing things up in the kitchen with two new culinary tools — a smoker and state-of-the art meat grinder.

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ALL Our Photos from 2012 Wahine Tournament and Safari Briefing Party!

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Chef Ken Dishes Up Moroccan Special Tonight

Huggo's Executive Chef Ken Schloss.

Culinary veteran Ken Schloss — experienced chef, Napa Valley restaurant owner and world traveler — has collected recipes and ideas from locations worldwide. He brings all these experiences and flavors to Huggo’s in the heart of Kailua-Kona. Tonight he brings the exotic and sublime tastes of Morocco to the table with this savory dish:

Grilled Moroccan Spiced Mahi Mahi

Served with Zucchini Cous Cous, Moroccan Chermoula Sauce and Pea Shoots

Chef suggests Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand to complement this flavorful special.

Join us for dinner tonight — kau kau and enjoy!


More Photos of 2012 Wahine Tournament

July 28, 2012 the 2012 Huggo’s Wahine Tournament took place off the waters in Kona, Hawaii.  Check out some of the highlights of the all women, safari themed fishing tournament.   

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