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Kona Bay Books

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74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
+1 808-326-7790
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Huge selection!

Great book store with plenty of new and used books to browse. The staff was friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lindsyrox
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Bremerton, WA
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Great, diverse used book store, next to a great health food store

Kona Books ranks with Bookman's in Tucson, for its wide inventory and great organization. Really... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2016
swinseattle
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seattle
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74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
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+1 808-326-7790
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great book store with plenty of new and used books to browse. The staff was friendly and helpful. Definitely worth the stop if you love books.

Thank lindsyrox
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Kona Books ranks with Bookman's in Tucson, for its wide inventory and great organization. Really worth the avid or not-so-avid book readers trip.

1  Thank swinseattle
Reviewed August 20, 2016

HUGE used book store!!!!!!They also have DVDs and many children's books. Good prices, fun to browse.

Thank drgvweaver
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

While my wife was spending time and money on her passion at Quilt Passions, I decided to spend time and money on my passion at Kona Bay Books. This is a large store in an industrial section of Kailua-Kona selling used books, CDs and DVDs...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you want a souvenir of your trip, or just something to read by the pool or on the lanai, come here. Casual setup, lots of books, including a fair number of YA/Teen titles. Perfect for off days, or time recovering from surf and sun.

Thank HokkaidoG
Reviewed April 7, 2016

We shopped here while on vacation and found the staff and owner to be very helpful and hospitable. It is located in a slightly obscure location for a visitor, so don't give up when looking for the store. We found sheet music we had been...More

1  Thank tripsterdiva
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Looking for a good book? Here is your stopping place. Books galore for every taste. The parking is very limited but worth the trouble. The price were a little high, but you are on an island with limited supply. There are even a few "old"...More

Thank richb102
Reviewed February 8, 2016

First of all we loved how organized and easy to find what you are looking for, if you don't see it just ask the staff is very kind and super helpful! ALOT of options, we love the older sci-fi books and we had 2 aisle...More

Thank Reefbubbles
Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Tons of books carefully filed and maintained in a comfortable warehouse. Books for all ages and tastes. Parking can be tight as it is shared with a popular grocery store so you might have to park in the street. Clean and comfortable environment.

Thank ECL
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Funny that a bookstore would be one of the top things to have done in hawaii but it sure was. Kinda busmans holiday as i had bookshops back in uk at time. Was able to purchase many hard to find and very interesting books, ended...More

1  Thank zantonsus
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