The Best Burritos in All 50 States

April 27, 2018

Best Burrito’s in All 50 States

With three locations and counting, Kono’s is the local chain that combines the best of Hawaii’s slow roasted pork tradition with everything that makes breakfast burritos so great: Chewy, warm flour tortillas with the perfect bite and give, chock full of buttery potatoes and eggs. If you want to go double on the pork, get the Chuns bomber burrito, packed with 12-hour roasted kalua pork and bacon. A nap might be in order afterwards. So what if you just woke up?

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Let’s Shake Things Up

January 15, 2017

Let’s Shake Things Up

Nostalgia comes to us in many forms, often through the music we listen to, the memories we mull over and, of course, the food we eat. I may not have been around to frequent the diners and burger joints that served up milkshakes to fashionable youngsters in the 1950s, but the mere image of those…

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Kono’s Restaurant On KITV’s Yelp Segment

July 1, 2017 

KONO’S RESTAURANT ON KITV’S YELP SEGMENT

Watch Kono’s Restaurant on Yelp’s segment on Good Morning Hawaii..

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2017 Hawaii Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards

2017

Hawaii Magazine| Readers Choice Awards Best of Oahu 2017

#1 Plate Lunch

#1 Cheap Eats

#1 Breakfast

#2 Restaurant under $29

#4 Hawaiian Restaurant

Specializing in kalua-pig bites

February 19, 2017

Specializing in kalua-pig bites

Even on a rainy Kailua day, crowds flock to Kono’s. The beloved restaurant, known for its game-changing 12-hour slow-roasted kalua pig, opened its newest location in Kailua Jan. 1 and surely is making waves. Kono, the famous surfing pig from the North Shore, is what inspired the name behind the kalua-pork haven. The eatery’s first…

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Holy Smokes! This Meat Is Good

March 19, 2017

Holy Smokes! This Meat Is Good

Seeing as we live in the most jaw-droppingly beautiful island paradise, surrounded by royal-blue waters filled with an abundance of fish, the emphasis in Hawaii, when it comes to dining, tends to be on seafood (and for good reason). Yet while scarfing down mountains of insanely delicious poke, sometimes we forget about other local culinary…

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Don’t hesitate to catch this flavorful wave

April 23, 2017 

Don’t hesitate to catch this flavorful wave

Drop into Kono’s and take taste buds on the wave of their life with its quirky menu. The eatery, known for its logo depicting the silhouette of a pig on a surfboard, continues to trot higher in popularity as its diners “pig-out” on award-winning, 12-hour slow roasted kalua pork, and so much more. The menu’s…

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9 of the Most Over-the-Top Burritos in the Country

May 5, 2017 

9 of the Most Over-the-Top Burritos in the Country

For a little bit of tropical island flair, Kono’s BBQ Pork Bomber combines the restaurant’s signature 12-hour slow-roasted kalua pig, homemade guava BBQ sauce, caramelized onions and rice in a warm tortilla.

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Best Kalua Pig Sandwich in Hawaii

May 5, 2017 

BEST KALUA PIG SANDWICH IN HAWAII

Diners at Kono’s can choose between a couple of pig sandwiches. The Old School comes with guava BBQ sauce, Hawaiian slaw and caramelized onions on a toasted french roll, while the Triple Crown features Kalua pork, bacon, ham and slaw with a papaya seed and guava BBQ sauce..

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