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Kona Bay Books

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Incredible selection!

This store is a gem! Huge selection of books (mostly used) across every genre you could possibly... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Sierra N
Los Angeles, California
Great choice of books and CDs

Was not hard to find. Big warehouse of books, well arranged, staff will help you find what you're... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Pamela N
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Jul 2, 2018
“Incredible selection!”
May 13, 2018
“Great choice of books and CDs”
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74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
+1 808-326-7790
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

This store is a gem! Huge selection of books (mostly used) across every genre you could possibly imagine. Everything is well organized and the staff is friendly and knowledgable. Be sure to check out their Hawaiiana section for some awesome souvenirs for adults and children...More

Thank Sierra N
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Was not hard to find. Big warehouse of books, well arranged, staff will help you find what you're looking for, just ask. Visited twice during our stay on Big Island. Appreciated the big selection of Hawaiian music CDs available since there are so few music...More

Thank Pamela N
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I had heard radio ads for this book store and finally went to see it buried in the industrial section of \ Kailua-Kona. Given the great challenges that bookstores have these days with Amazon.com ,etc, you would think a physical used bookstore would want to...More

Thank kesterwilliam
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We were looking for a bookstore and came across Kona Bay Books - we stopped in and were very pleasantly surprised by the size and selection of used books. It has the selection of a small library!! I had a time just getting past the...More

Thank Deb N
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I visit a bookstore on every vacation, and this used bookstore was a total gem! The selection was enormous and I had a hard time going home with only four books!

Thank BrennaHC
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

The website led me to believe that there were a good number and selection of new as well as used books. Actually there are very few new books. When I asked where I might find new books, the staff member did not know. Wide variety...More

1  Thank Penny O
Reviewed May 24, 2017 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.

1  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

2  Thank John S
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