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Casual Dining, Tropical Cocktails & More at Huggo’s on The Rocks!

October 25, 2011 / 2 Comments

Casual, toes-in-the-sand dining lies just steps away from Huggo’s — at our sister restaurant and bar, Huggo’s on The Rocks.  Serving lunch daily and with Happy Hour and entertainment nightly, this Huggo’s truly rocks the fun vibe! Always great to either start or end your evening here — or both — when dining at Huggo’s. Literally on the rocks […]

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Starters & Sweet Finishes

October 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

It’s not all about the over-the top entrees by Chef Ken at Huggo’s! Last week he wowed diners with his appetizer starter (Starter? We could eat this to to begin, continue and end the meal!) Flatbread with Big Island Arugula, Goat Cheese and Sauteed Onions and Ali’i Mushrooms, and an assortment of dessert specials including Lilikoi […]

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Shrimp Fabulous Shrimp!

October 23, 2011 / 2 Comments

Kona Kai’s uber fresh Pacific white shrimp are frequent stars in Huggo’s Chef Ken’s nightly specials. A favorite preparation: Flash Grilled on a bed of paella rice with traditional bouillabaisse sauce. Kona Kai proprietors personally deliver their product and often can’t resist staying for dinner to enjoy Chef Ken’s magic touch with their sweet and flavorful product.  Be […]

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Who’s Hungry? Chef Ken’s Whipping Up Something Special for Dinner Tonight!

October 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

The Mon Chong arrived right off the boat this morning and Chef Ken’s doing it up for diners tonight! Pan roasted, he’s serving it alongside asparagus/saffron risotto and a shaved asparagus/frisee salad with yuzu infused hollandaise. How delicious is that? Come in, try it and tell us! We recommend a glass — or bottle — of the […]

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Tonight It’s Opah Exotica!

October 18, 2011 / 0 Comments

The morning catch has arrived and Chef Ken has special plans for tonight’s featured dish: Pan Seared Curry Crusted Opah. He’s presenting this meaty white fish in a Buerre Rouge Sauce — yes, a red wine butter sauce — and serving it with Black Forbidden Rice, Mint-Macadamia Nut Pesto and Fried Ginger. That’s one flavor-packed dish, combining […]

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Cheers from Huggo’s!

October 18, 2011 / 0 Comments

You asked for it and we deliver — the secret to our popular Hawaiian Rainbow cocktail. Serve it as pictured at left (on the rocks) or as an adults-only shave ice — an especially thirst quenching treat on balmy tropical nights! Huggo’s Hawaiian Rainbow Ingredients: 1  1/2 oz Light Rum 1/4 oz Banana Liqueur 1/4 oz Melon Liqueur […]

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Chef Ken’s Dinner Specials

October 14, 2011 / 0 Comments

Quick! If you hurry you can still enjoy Chef Ken’s dinner special this evening:  Grilled Ono with Curry Basmati Rice and Cucumber Shrimp Salad in a Beurre Blanc Citrus Sauce. Can’t make it? Don’t worry, take a look at Friday night’s special (Farm Fresh Kona Kai Shrimp sauteed in garlic, butter and herbs and served […]

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Huggo’s Restaurant & K-Swiss Bid a Fond Aloha to the 2011 Ironman World Championship

October 12, 2011 / 0 Comments

Throughout Ironman Week (October October 4 – October 9) Huggo’s restaurant was “Tri-Center” with private parties, breakast talk shows and a constant stream of triathletes competing for tables at dinner time! Capping this year’s festivities, K-Swiss hosted its 4th Annual post-race VIP Party at Huggo’s on Sunday, October 9. Vice President of Running for K-Swiss, […]

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Huggo’s Salutes All the 2011 Ironman World Championship Participants!

October 9, 2011 / 1 Comment

Sending congratulations and much aloha from Huggo’s to all involved in this incredible event — Ironman World Championship staff, triathletes and their families, sponsors and all the volunteers. You’re all winners! A special shout out to this year’s champions,  Aussie Craig Alexander,  who also set a new course record in taking this year’s title, and Brit Chrissie […]

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K-Swiss VP Mike Rouse Celebrates at Huggos

October 8, 2011 / 0 Comments

It’s a tradition now, long-time Huggo’s customer Mike Rouse (VP Running for K-Swiss based in San Diego) celebrates each birthday (Ocbober 3) by running his age. This year he racked up a super impressive 59 miles in just 11 hours, running along Ali’i Drive here in Kona! Post run it was a quick sprint to Huggo’s where […]

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