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HAWAIIAN FOOD TOUR + Special Announcement! Honeysuckle

“Aloha Buzy Beez! Join me on this epic food tour of Oahu, Hawaii and stay tuned till the end where I make a very special announcement. We taste delicious eats all over the island – Malasadas in Kapahulu to Kalua Pork in the North Shore, to the freshest Poke in Kailua!”



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Cultural Foodies just released their Ultimate Ohau Foodie Guide. You do not want to miss our on some of these local spots! We are grateful to have both Kono’s and our sister restaurant, The Surfing Pig included –“Be sure to try their signature cocktail; bacon-infused bourbon smoked in its own chamber. You’re going to love it every time somebody orders this drink, because for a brief five minutes, the entire restaurant smells like a campfire. Get your camera ready because that smoke dissipates quickly!”


20 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN OAHU by The Clumsy Traveler

“Kono’s is a multiple award-winning, local restaurant specializing in slow-roasted pork dishes ranging from sliders to sandwiches to burritos (not to mention their delectable milkshakes). And like all of the reviews and awards suggest, their pulled pork sliders on a sweet Hawaiian roll was probably”..READ MORE

Yen Kim Phan food blogger of, foodiswhyimbroke

“Had the best kalua pork in hawaii at @konosrestaurant
They cook their pork for 12 hours!! Making it super tender and flavorful
-THE CHUN breakfast bomber w/ bacon & avocado added
#foodiswhyimbroke #FIWIBhawaii

Not only did Yen Kim Phan share us on her food blog, her photo was used when Kono’s was awarded best burrito in the state of Hawaii in Food & Wine’s The Best Burritos in All 50 States

Kono’s – Ono Breakfast in the North Shore, Oahu

“Before hitting the Kealia Trail on the North Shore of Oahu, we stopped by Kono’s Restaurant in Haleiwa for a quick breakfast. Kono’s is a great local spot that serves great food in a casual atmosphere. You’ll find both locals and tourists here…”

Read more on the ono breakfast at Kono’s in the North Shore, Oahu

OMG The SPICY Shrimp! Oahu Hawaii Food Tour by Strictly Dumpling

While visiting Hawaii, Youtube Personality, Mike Chen reviews several North Shore eateries. Watch mouthwatering food reviews to see what to eat on the North Shore of Oahu


“Two words to describe Kono’s: good vibes. It’s such a chill-living, surfer dude-ing, yummy eating joint that everyone can love. Nestled in one of the popular town squares on the main road, this place is small in size, but big in personality. My favorite part (besides the food), are the employees. They were so helpful in assisting this indecisive food lover choose what she wanted to stuff her face with..” READ MORE

Where to Eat on Oahu by Kelley Ferro

“From street food to luau feasts, trendy hotspots to timeless classics, I’m sharing with you my first-hand tips on where to eat when you on Oahu. I spent one week exploring the North Shore, Kailua and Honolulu, and in that time I ate VERY well. All of the locations in this video were my favorite eats, for breakfast, lunch, snacks, happy hour and of course, dinner. Featured eats: Mahina & Suns, Leonard’s Bakery, Kono’s, Sprouts, Pioneer Saloon, Maui Brewing Co and much more!”


Urban Eats by FashionGabbs

“Much like their sister restaurant, Kono’s, but with an elevated twist on urban eats, The Surfing Pig makes itself a hot spot for foodies of all ages. I sat down with my buddy Alex (after taking photos) and went at the Surfing Pig Truffle Fries with chicharon and parmesan. Being the fry-lover I am, I started munching on one after the other, taking a bite out of a chip sized slice of parmesan (the truffle oil also made it bomb). Besides this appetizer, you can get some meaty small plates like their Back Ribs, which is also topped with chicharon, or their flat bread pizza with Kono’s signature Kalua Pig…”

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Things To Do On Oahu’s North Shore from a Local’s Perspective


“Walk to the other side of the shops to enjoy a brekky burrito at Kono’s. My favorite is The Chun’s, filled with local kalua pork, bacon, scrambled eggs and potatoes. There’s no need to share here; trust me, you’ll want your own. The staff is always friendly, and the food is always consistent. Portions are the perfect size; not too big, not too small.
TIP: try all their spicy sauces..”Read More..

Our Family Trip to Hawaii


“A couple of months back, we decided to take a family trip to celebrate my dad’s 70th birthday. Initially we’d envisioned someplace in Europe—a coastal spot in Italy or perhaps the French countryside. But since we waited until the last minute to plan, everything was either exorbitantly priced or booked, so we pivoted to something much simpler: Hawaii. We decided on the North Shore in Oahu, which couldn’t have been more idyllic…”Read More..