A Fiesta with Aloha at On The Rocks
Cinco de Mayo revelers looking for the most lively and delicious fiesta on Hawaii Island made a fast track to On the Rocks (OTR). Live music , hula and prize-winning contests – including the annual jalepeno-eating challenge – along with Chef Carlos Nava’s delicious Mexican specials all created a convivial, sun-in-the fun atmosphere. After sunset, [...]
Cinco De Mayo 2013
For the biggest and best Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Hawaii Island, make a fast track to On the Rocks (OTR) on the waterfront in the heart of Kailua-Kona! Live music by Big Boy Kamaka from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by Brian Vasquez from 6:30 to 10 p.m. – don’t forget your dancing [...]
Something New, Comfy and Chic at On the Rocks!
Have you been by lately? If not be sure to check out the new tables and chairs on the upper level and the even newer tall chairs at the u-shaped bar and high boy tables. They all make munching and imbibing in some of the most tasty and refreshing tropical concoctions on-Island that much more [...]
Ship Day at On the Rocks in Kailua-Kona
Sparkling ocean vistas, a luxury cruise ship anchored just off-shore and ocean activities galore at On the Rocks today in the heart of Kailua-Kona! Para-sailers, stand up paddlers and a honu (Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles) or two or three stopped by during lunch today to thrill the crowd of diners. Wish you were here…but [...]
Our Sister, Lava Lava Beach Club, Mentioned in Fodors
We hope you enjoy this great article about the Big Island from Fodor’s writer, Trish Friesen. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A New World mystique hovers over Hawaii’s vast and varied namesake isle. While “The Big Island” moniker may overwhelm, Hawaii Island can be easily explored in baby steps. Take enough steps—or drive enough miles—and you can circumnavigate the isle [...]
On The Rock’s Own Chef Carlos Wins 2nd in Sam Choy Poke Contest
Huggo’s and On the Rocks Executive Sous Chef Carlos Nava has just been awarded second place in the annual Sam Choy Poke Contest which is just wrapping up now at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou.
Got Hula? We do here at On the Rocks nightly!
Celebrity Sighting at On the Rocks this Week: Billy Joel
Piano man Billy Joel dropped by for lunch on Wednesday with an unidentified woman friend much to the delight of General Manager (and big fan) Greg Peterson and their server, who scored an autograph from the iconic musician. According to Greg, Billy enjoyed one of the many grass fed Big Island beef burgers on offer [...]
Family Fun at On the Rocks
It’s Ski Week in Hawaii and families looking for warm, ocean fun and gentle trades rather than chilly slopes are flocking to the islands. Among those taking a break for a relaxing lunch at On the Rocks on the waterfront in Kailua-Kona were the Larry Sack family from Rhode Island.
Mention in The Oregonian Newspaper
Frequent Hawaii visitor and freelance writer Deston Nokes shared one of his most recent travel stories with us featuring good words about us here at On the Rocks in Kailua-Kona.