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Gone Fishing!

May 27, 2013 / Comments Off on Gone Fishing!

Happy Memorial Day to all our friends. We’re remembering all of those who served with warm aloha. Cruising through Kailua-Kona on this picture-postcard  beautiful day, we couldn’t resist snapping this picture — another Huggo’s fisherman in training!

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Looking for a Special Treat for Mom?

May 10, 2013 / Comments Off on Looking for a Special Treat for Mom?

Want to give Mom that special treat? Look no further! Huggo’s Corporate Chef Ken Schloss has put together an amazing Mother’s Day Menu and General Manager Greg Peterson is opening the doors early this Sunday to accommodate everyone!

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Huggo’s Intern — Another Big Winner!

March 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Huggo’s Intern — Another Big Winner!

Earlier this month, we announced Huggo’s Executive Sous Chef Carlos Nava claimed second place in the professional division (poke with shoyu category) in Sam Choy’s Annual Poke Contest held in Keauhou on Hawaii Island. Now we have more news to share! It isn’t only professional chefs who are crowned champions — amateurs and culinary students also compete […]

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Another Ono-Kind-of-Night at Huggo’s!

March 12, 2013 / Comments Off on Another Ono-Kind-of-Night at Huggo’s!

Book your table wiki wiki (fast) for one of Chef Ken’s most popular specials on offer tonight — his ono (delicous and also the name of the fish featured this evening) Ginger-Panko Crusted Ono in a Tamarind-Ponzu Sauce served with Jade Bamboo Rice and Wakame Seaweed Avocado Salad.

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What a Dinner, What a Show!

March 8, 2013 / Comments Off on What a Dinner, What a Show!

Chef Ken’s Wednesday night special: Grilled NY Steak with asparagus and potato gratin. While we know every night at Huggo’s in Kailua-Kona is special, Wednesday evening was magic! With the waterfront dining areas packed with kama’aina (long-time residents) and visitors alike, diners were treated to one of the more spectaular sunsets in weeks and a […]

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Super Bowl Revelers Rock at On the Rocks!

February 4, 2013 / Comments Off on Super Bowl Revelers Rock at On the Rocks!

GM Greg pulls yet another winning ticket…it was prizes galore during the game at On the Rocks Sunday! Congratulations to both the Champion Ravens and 49ers on a great season-ending game Sunday. On the Rocks, Huggo’s sister restaurant located just next door in the heart of Kailua-Kona, was jammin’ from kick-off until the clock ran out in […]

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Mom’s Surfin’ Safari!

January 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Mom’s Surfin’ Safari!

Huggo’s General Manager Greg Peterson had his hands full when his 87-year-young mother, Winnifred (Winnie), visited Hawaii Island earlier this month.

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Mark Your Calendars for the Announcement of the OTR Grand Prize Photo Contest Winner

January 25, 2013 / Comments Off on Mark Your Calendars for the Announcement of the OTR Grand Prize Photo Contest Winner

The judges are huddling now, working to determine a grand prize winner and runner up in the On the Rocks Photo Contest. Winners have been selected from contest submissions over the past several months and now the difficult task of choosing the two very best photos taken in 2012 at On the Rocks (Huggo’s sister restaurant […]

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This Just In…Huggo’s in the News!

January 9, 2013 / Comments Off on This Just In…Huggo’s in the News!

The January issue of the iconic Town & Country magazine (on publication racks now nationwide) showcases not-to-be-missed sights, sounds and eats on Hawaii Island, and Huggo’s and our sister restaurant at Waikoloa Beach Resort — Lava Lava Beach Club — are among just a handful of restaurants included!

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Kudos Chef Ken!

December 30, 2012 / Comments Off on 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 […]

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