Explore the Local Foodie SceneBig Island

One of the best ways to get acquainted with a new location is through its food, and Hawai‘i’s unique, multi-ethnic culinary scene is a perfect reflection of the melting pot of cultures that call the Hawaiian Islands home.

At SAM CHOY’S KAI LANAI, a stunning 230-degree view of the Pacific stretches out in a beautiful blue oasis before you. “The Short Bait” bar is the perfect place to meet friends for pupu or go sit by the fire pits to watch gorgeous sunsets. The superb service, spectacular views and warm Aloha welcome will make this a top dining choice in Kona.

To get a taste of what the locals are brewing, check out the following FOOD-AND-DRINK FESTIVAL and BLOCK PARTY: KOKUA KAILUA VILLAGE STROLL: At Kokua Kailua, a MONTHLY VILLAGE STROLL, eating and shopping local converge with a HAWAIIAN CONCERT SERIES at Hulihe‘e Palace for a wonderful experience. Families and friends of all ages walk around oceanfront Ali‘i Drive along scenic Kailua Bay as LOCAL ARTISTS display work and PERFORMERS share music, while RESTAURANT FARE abounds. Kokua Kailua typically falls on the third Sunday of every month and runs from 1-6 p.m., with the free concert starting at 4 p.m. Visit historickailuavillage.com.

SAM CHOY’S KAI LANAI (808) 333-3434