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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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Race Day at Huggo’s — 2011 Ironman Championship Underway!

October 8, 2011 / 4 Comments

With the 1,918 2011 Ironman Championship competitors safely out of the water — and out of town now on their bikes — here at Huggo’s in the heart of Kailua-Kona village,  we’ve once again donned our hats from last night’s “Thank God I’m Not Racing” party hosted right here! This awesome event debuted last year and is hosted […]

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Cameras Continue to Roll at Huggo’s

October 7, 2011 / Comments Off on Cameras Continue to Roll at Huggo’s

To hear his story, it may sound as though 32-year-old, five time champion of the Ironman Switzerland, 4th place finisher in the 2008 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, and one of the few tennis players on earth to take 8 games in two sets off fellow countryman and tennis super star Rodger Federer has done […]

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2011 Ironman Defending Champion at Huggo’s this Morning!

October 7, 2011 / 1 Comment

  Defending champion Chris McCormack took the Ironman World Championship here for the first time in 2007 after 6 previous attempts. And he claimed victory again last year. He took time off from training this morning to stop by Huggo’s and give a big shout out to Executive Chef Ken Schloss —  “Your grilled ahi is hands […]

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VIPs Enjoy Breakfast with Champions at Huggo’s Restaurant

October 6, 2011 / Comments Off on VIPs Enjoy Breakfast with Champions at Huggo’s Restaurant

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 / Comments Off on Mornings at Huggo’s: It’s Everything Ironman this Week!

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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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 / Comments Off on Kau Kau Kailua!

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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