Archive December 2012

Kudos Chef Ken!

Kona Dave, left, congratulates Chef Ken Schloss on his much deserved promotion!

The multi-talented chef Ken Schloss joined our Huggo’s ohana in 2011 as Executive Chef, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the post. His amazing culinary talent, team building management style, constant menu innovations — not to mention a smile so bright it lights up the dining room as he warmly greets returning diners — have earned him the new role as Corporate Chef for Huggo’s and On the Rocks in Kailua-Kona and Lava Lava Beach Club on A-Bay at Waikoloa Beach Resort

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Good-bye to the Old and Hello to the New at Huggo's!

Special fun is planned at Huggo’s and our sister restaurant, On the Rocks,  just next door for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day – and you’re invited to join us!

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Our Divine Miss B!

Happy Birthday Miss B!

Long-time friend and Huggo’s regular Brenda LeClair (aka Miss B by our Huggo’s ohana) celebrated her 65th  birthday with friends during a super special happy hour at Huggo’s lounge. Her very favorite dish is sashimi, so our chefs surprised Brenda and friends with an entire fish plated and delivered to the bar — lol!

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NYE 2013 at Huggo's

Spend New Year’s Eve 2013 at Huggo’s with entertainment, party favors, fireworks, and lobster trio! Join us for dinner and pay only a $15 cover charge after 9 pm to enjoy the rest of the nights festivities.

We are offering a special Lobster Trio:

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Fun Sighting at Lava Lava Beach Club this Weekend!

Eric, center, with friends "Kona Dave" and Molly, left, and Linda, right, visiting from Santa Cruz, CA.

Huggo’s beloved leader, our very own Eric von Platen Luder, was seen enjoying good times with friends Friday night at his newest venture, Lava Lava Beach Club up north on the Kohala Coast!

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Huffington Post Raves for Lava Lava Beach Club!

View from Lava Beach Club Hale...on the beach just steps from the ocean!

Huggo’s sister restaurant and toes-in-the-sand chic boutique resort, Lava Lava Beach Club,  at Waikoloa Beach Resort was the subject of nationally recognized writer, Judy Wieder’s Huffington Post travel review last week.

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December Holiday Dining at Huggo's!

Huggo's is decked out for the holidays!

We invite you to spend the Christmas holidays with us at Huggo’s! Executive Chef Ken Schloss has created two extraordinary specials for Christmas Eve Dinner and a three-course prix fixe Christmas Day menu (see details below).

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This Just in...More Raves from Recent Guests!

Marie enjoying her birthday cake -- actually ice cream pie -- with her best guy at On the Rocks!

Mainland visitor Marie Leaman celebrated her birthday at On The Rocks (Huggo’s our sister restaurant just next door) with several of her friends. She took time on her return home to send us a note that reads in part:

“You guys Rock! Best food we found in all of Hawaii, including Oahu, Maui and Kauai. Thank you for a great day and please tell your staff they are some of the best anywhere!”

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Spend your Holidays at Huggo's

This year we’ve got your favorite holidays covered!

We will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and on New Years! Come in and join us in celebrating the holidays and bringing in the new year!  Lee Stewart will be our live entertainment and we look forward to your company this holiday season!  Click the images below to view the Holiday Menus! Reservations are recommended, so please call us at 808-329-1493.



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Huggo's Entertains Entertainers!

Huggo's General Manager Greg Peterson, second from right, welcomes Extreme Home Makeover TV celeb Michael Moloney, second from left, and guests to Huggo's this week.

Following a visit late last month by comedian Carlos Mencia, managers and staff at Huggo’s on Kailua-Kona’s waterfront welcomed Michael Moloney, star of the hit reality show “Extreme Home Makeover” to the restaurant for dinner with friends this week.

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