The Kona Times

blog showing the changes that are taking place in Kona, Hawai'i, with photographs and commentary by artist / photographer Randy Magnus.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hula for King David

(photos by Randy Magnus)

Kona Coffee Festival 2014

There was lots of Taiko Drumming and a Bon Dance at
this year's Kona Coffee Festival at the Keauhou Shopping Center.

(photos by Randy Magnus)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Miss Kona Coffee Pageant 2015

Outgoing Miss Kona Coffee Jeanne Kapela and 
Miss Aloha Hawaii Alyssa Ishihara

The 2015 Miss Aloha Hawaii is Keahi Delovio.

Ariel Enriquez being crowned Miss Kona Coffee 2015.

Chariya Terlep-Cabatbat receiving flowers after the event.

Outgoing Miss Kona Coffee Jeanne Kapela.

(photos by Randy Magnus)

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Halloween in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, 2014


Halloween in Kona this year started at Huggo's On The Rocks,
followed with Rosa's Cantina, La Verne's, and Oceans.
Special mahalo to Suzanne and Heidi for a fun night out.

(photos by Randy Magnus)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wasabi's in Coconut Grove

Wasabi's in Coconut Grove on Ali'i Drive in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
has added a Jamaican chef, so now you can get some tasty spicy chicken and
fried bananas along with your sushi and mixed drinks at a reasonable price.
And on Tuesday -Thursday 6pm-8pm Sahra Indio is there playing her favorite Reggae tunes.
Check it out.

(photos by Randy Magnus)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission 100th Anniversary, 2014

Due to the impending storm, the service for the
100th Anniversary of the Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission
was held at the Sheraton Kona Resort.
Many of the former Reverends of the Temple came for the event.

(photos by Randy Magnus)