Archive September 2012

Lava Lava Beach Club Shines at Taste of the Hawaiian Range Event on Friday!

Lava Lava Beach Club's Executive Chef Colin at the Taste of the Hawaiian Range event

Huggo’s sister restaurant, Lava Lava Beach Club which opened at Waikoloa Beach Resort this summer, was one of more than 30 Hawaii Island restaurants participating in this popular annual event this weekend at the Hilton Waikoloa.

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Huggo's Sister Restaurant Lava Lava Beach Club...

Lean grass fed beef is one of many dishes to be served up at the 17th Annual Taste of the Hawaiian Range on Friday night.

… will represent us at the 17th Annual Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range on Friday, September 21 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. We join more than 30 restaurants and chefs at the event which shines awareness on Hawaii Island’s diverse bounty, mostly of the hooved variety!

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Kau Kau Kailua Restaurant Week Specials!

Huggo's Executive Chef Ken Schloss

From Sunday, September 16 through Sunday, September 23, 2012 you can enjoy the best Huggo’s and On the Rocks have to offer at extra special pricing — it’s all part of the annual Kau Kau Kailua Restaurant Week. 

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Photo Contest Winners Announced for Month of August!

August's First Place photo!

The action shifted to Huggo’s casual sister restaurant next door (On the Rocks) Sunday with LT Smooth knocking out the tunes and announcing the August winners of the On the Rocks (OTR) Photo Contest.

First place went to Heather Siems, USA, for the artistic black and white photo she submitted of she and husband dancing in the sand at OTR.

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Photo Contest Winners Announced This Sunday!

Join the fun at our sister restaurant, On the Rocks, adjacent to Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona on Sunday evening — LT Smooth will be playing and General Manager Greg Peterson will be announcing the On the Rocks Photo Contest winners for the month of August. It’s a party! And, no worries, you can still enter the contest to win the year-end Grand Prizes to be awarded in early January 2013. Click here for more details and to learn more about the monthly and year- end awards. Remember, you’ve got to be in to win!

Mahalo West Hawaii Today Readers!

Reader's Choice Award winners announced.

The 12th Annual Best of West Hawaii Readers’ Choice Awards’ winners were announced in West Hawaii Today newspaper on Sunday and all of us here at Huggo’s are delighted – and humbled — to be honored in two categories! We were voted best for Pau Hana/Happy Hour and for best Cocktails. Mahalo for your support, we look forward to serving you soon!

Front Row Seat at On the Rocks!

Stand up paddling is part of the race action on Sunday. Photo courtesy HYPR Nalu.

Action continues today at the Annual Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race in Kailua-Kona — the world’s largest long distance canoe race. And we have the perfect viewing point for you! Sit back and relax at On the Rocks (our sister restaurant right next door) and enjoy great drinks, food and camraderie! See you there! In the meantime, here’s what you can expect throughout he day today:

Sunday: Wa’a Kaulua
(double hull canoes)

On Sunday, the men and the women tie together two single hull canoes to make
the double hulls, and the women and the mixed double hulls start, taking the
Wa’a (canoes) 3 miles South to Lyman’s, turn there and return to Kailua Bay for
a total of six miles.

Sunday: OC1 (one person) & OC2 Races (two person)
The OC1 and OC2 canoe races are a recent addition to the more traditional
racing events. The men and women paddling in this one follow the same course as
the double-hull canoes.

Sunday: Stand-up Paddleboards
Course goes south to Casa de Emdeko, turn there and return to Kailua Bay. Stock
total distance: 3.5 miles and Unlimited: 4.5 miles.Race shirts for early registration online

Sunday: Teen (single hull canoes)
We are again this year adding three Keiki divisions (OC-6 – 6 person crews): 16
and under, 18 and under & mixed, 18 and under. The young people paddling
this race follow the same course as the double hull canoes.