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Taking it to the Streets — The Annual Tighty Whitey Race in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii!

October 7, 2011 / 0 Comments

Even the most serious triathletes have to take some time out for a little fun just two days out from race day — 2011 Ironman Championship this Saturday, October 8. This unofficial event is a crowd favorite each year — it all started years ago as a poke at the European athletes’ skin tight training briefs. […]

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VIPs Enjoy Breakfast with Champions at Huggo’s Restaurant

October 6, 2011 / 0 Comments

Each year some of the world’s top business leaders are invited to participate in the Ironman XC Exec Challenge dubbed “The Ultimate Ironman Experience”. Among the many benefits: intimate meals with many of the top performing triathletes, including past year’s champions; behind the scenes look at the Ironman operation; reserved seating in the bleachers at […]

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Mornings at Huggo’s: It’s Everything Ironman this Week!

October 6, 2011 / 0 Comments

Attention Ironman “groupies” — want to spot your favorite 2011 competitors? You many want to hang outside Huggo’s restaurant the next couple of mornings.  The popular “Breakfast with Bob” talk show is being hosted there every morning this week — when the interviews are pau, you’ll see some of this year’s (and past years) champions […]

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Ironman Championship Week Kicks Off & Huggo’s is at the Heart of the Action!

October 4, 2011 / 0 Comments

We took to the streets yesterday, camera in hand, so we can share some of the many sights of the 2011 Ironman Championship — as if all the lean, buffed bodies in town aren’t enough to signal this year’s event is here, these banners, signs and artwork confirm it! Race day is Saturday, October 8 starting with […]

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Huggo’s Whole Kampachi Asian-Style

September 29, 2011 / 0 Comments

After previewing — and tasting —  the freshest, local seasonal ingredients available, Huggo’s Executive Chef Ken Schloss puts together his nightly specials each week. A week ago, diners feasted on his Whole Roasted Kampachi, Asian-style. Look forward to these dinner features over the next few days:                                                                      . “Of course, fresh daily seafood dishes are always given […]

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Styling in Tori Richard at Huggo’s!

September 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

Justin, a member of our front of house ohana, rocks the new look! Aloha, e komo mai! Our new uniforms are the work of Hawaii’s renowned fashion designer Tori Richard. This surfboard design is right at home at Huggo’s waterfront restaurant in the heart of Kailua-Kona Village. When the south swell is up, the break […]

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Blogging Aloha from Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona

September 23, 2011 / 6 Comments

Follow us for a fun ride and updates on all the action in Kailua-Kona Bay and Kailua-Kona Village! Our landmark restaurant Huggo’s, celebrating more than 40 years of delivering ono cuisine with aloha, is strategically located directly on the waterfront in the heart of the village — we don’t miss much and we love to dish (“talk […]

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Kau Kau Kailua!

September 23, 2011 / 0 Comments

Huggo’s Chef Ken & Proprietor Eric Kau Kau? Loosely translated this Hawaiian phrase means let’s eat!  And this year, “Kau Kau Kailua Restaurant Week” is repeating it’s successful debut in 2010 in what is now an annual event here in Kailua-Kona. More than 20 restaurants are offering amazing three-course dinner menus starting at just $20 per […]

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Huggo’s Team

September 18, 2011 / 9 Comments

At Huggoʻs we pride ourselves on the fact that each visit to the restaurant is a memorable experience not just a dinner. In order to do that, we hand-pick a team of highly motivated and talented individuals that are here to make that experience a reality. 

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Huggos 2011 Annual Wahine Tournament

August 3, 2011 / 2 Comments

“The Huggo’s Wahine Tournament is one of the largest ladies fishing tournament in the world,” angler Sue Vermillion said. “The volunteers have so much fun planning the tournament, and the proceeds go to such a good cause, it’s a win-win event for everybody involved.”

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