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Huggo’s Catering Company Paradise Gourmet Featured in Edible Hawaiian Islands

April 10, 2013 / 0 Comments

The spring issue of Edible Hawaiian Islands has just hit the news stands and Paradise Gourmet Catering (PGC), Huggo’s sister company founded in 1998 here in Kailua-Kona, is featured in the “Edible Orchids” story. PGC President Scott Dodd is quoted as saying, “We’ve been integrating edible orchids in our tropical drink and culinary specialties — from pupus […]

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Huggo’s Intern — Another Big Winner!

March 24, 2013 / 0 Comments

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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Huggo’s Sponsors 9th Annual Kukio Blue Water Swim

October 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

Huggo’s, our sister restaurants (On the Rocks, Lava Lava Beach Club), and our Paradise Gourmet Catering company were sponsors of the 9th Annual Kukio Blue Water Swim held on Hawaii Island, Saturday, October 6.

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Thirty Years of Innovation and PreservingTradition

February 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

  Eric von Platen Luder This year marks Eric’s 30th anniversary as leader and visionary of the business founded by his parents Shirley and Hugo in 1969. As president of  Olu Kai, Ltd., he oversees operations at Huggo’s Restaurant, Huggo’s on the Rocks and Paradise Gourmet Catering all in Kailua-Kona. Look for even more to come from […]

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Let the Civil Unions Begin!

January 2, 2012 / 2 Comments

Well actually, they’ve begun as of 12:01 a.m. today! Huggo’s gives a big shout out to Hawaii state lawmakers who earlier this year approved legislation legalizing same-sex civil unions…as the law went into effect in the early hours today, many couples state wide exchanged vows. Congratulations to all! If you’re planning a union, our sister companies […]

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