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Top store recommendations from locals

Coffee Shop
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“Great homemade breads and delicious desserts. Recommend the coconut cream pie! Breakfast and Lunch closes early”
  • 57 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Very close local grocery with options from organic to standard American diet. Poke is amazing! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Café
“100% organic and family-friendly with a place for kids to play and color. The salads and sandwiches are healthy and fresh, with good vegan and vegetarian options. You can even pick up a souvenir or gift from the art lined walls.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Farm
“Greenwell Farms is my absolute favorite Kona Coffee Farm on the island. They have amazing coffee for purchase and offer free tours of their farm and roasting process. They offer free tastings and if you bring your own coffee cup, you can fill it for free! Yes!! Their farm is also home to many Jackson Chameleons. Try to spot them in their fruit trees!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Great place to go to for kayak tours, outrigger canoe rides, gear rental, and cool merch. Check out konaboys.com for details. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Store
“Our most favorite local place to eat on the island! Fresh an delicious fish and it BBQ!! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“The BEST gelato. Lots of unique flavors. There are 2 locations, the original location down south has bigger servings!!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Farm
“The Kona Coffee Living History Farm is a “must see” Hawaii attraction and the only living history coffee farm in the nation. Stroll through this award-winning, historic farm that tells the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. A self-guided experience, you’re free to walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale”, or watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Visit the original 1920’s farmhouse where you may find the homemaker starting the fire to cook rice or making musubi for the farmer’s lunch. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“(open daily 8-5) The best coffee shop on the island less than 5 minutes walk from our Hale. Enjoy a fresh cup of Ka’u coffee and a treat in the garden. WiFi, gifts and clean bathroom.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Their fire roast coffee is the best and the staff is very nice. Plus they are our neighbors”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Coffee and Honey and Macadamia Nuts Beautiful​ Large Parrots to see and super friendly people. Fast service. Gorgeous prints and the best coffee!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Good breakfast place with hearty portions and friendly staff. If it is crowded, expect to wait a bit for your food. Or just grab a muffin and coffee to go.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“A Big Island original classic! Milk chocolate covered Hawaiian macadamia nuts with quirky variations and names! Wouldn't your friends at home like some Hawaiian Donkey Balls?”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“With breakfast, salads, panninis, pastries & desserts, this cafe is a good place to grab and go ... or sit and enjoy coffee and lunch on their lanai. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Market
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“It's a run-of-the-mill antique store with a surprise: Tropical Dreams Ice Cream, best on the island! The choco-coconut mac nut is our favorite, & the ginger is a treat for those seeking "different".”
  • 3 locals recommend