Hawaii Island's Tasty New Hangout

Kona’s Own, an innovative gathering place in Kealakekua, features unique food and beverages
David Levenson, owner of Kona’s Own // © 2014 Dustie Lee Ascino
David Levenson, owner of Kona’s Own // © 2014 Dustie Lee Ascino

Specialty wines, beers, cheeses and chocolates are just part of the allure of Kona’s Own, David Levenson’s new market and cafe in a two-acre parklike setting. The innovative gathering place in Kealakekua also features unique food and beverage bars serving fresh hot food, salads, pizzas and Kona coffee, which visitors can enjoy while relaxing on the store’s lanai. With a commitment to locally sourced products, Kona’s Own even features a product-demo area where Hawaii artisans can test-market their products on shoppers and diners. At the front door, visitors can buy local flowers, vegetables and fruits. The result is a must-visit stop for a real taste of the island. www.facebook.com/konasown
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