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Ka'aloa's Super J's

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83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy Apt A, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laulau” (74 reviews)
“lau lau” (68 reviews)
“pork” (64 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian
83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy Apt A, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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Reviewed yesterday

First time eating at Super J's was almost 10 years ago...our August 2018 visit was the same great experience with a new twist. We were served by the daughter of the owner to whom we shared our photo with the owner (her mom) during our...More

Thank William David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place with very simple menu. We tried everything and really liked it all. The main attraction is the lau-lau, which was probably our best food experience in the week we spent on the big island. Authentic local food. Go for the food, but don't...More

Thank DetRekab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we told the concierge at the HGVC Waikoloa that we were going to the Painted Church, she said we should stop in at Super J’s if we like lau lau. We love lau lau and so we stopped for lunch. I had chicken lau...More

Thank TravelingTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, OK. Hawaii, and for that matter other places on the mainland, have Hawaiian food being sold. But how many actually make all the food they sell. And how many are actually made by Hawaiians? Just like we say, my (fill in the blank)) made...More

Thank G8523SUpeterp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little place on the Belt Highway that is easy to miss. Not much to look at but the food is awesome. The people are extremely friendly. It is definitely worth a stop to power through some Lau Lau.

Thank MH_Golfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My niece chose Super j's as was recommended as the great cheap Hawaiian food. Don't judge a book by the cover. Hawaiian husband and wife run it. It is mostly carry-out . However there were two little tables and we ate there. The lau lau...More

Thank Lezette T
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We got this recomended by locals, we drove past it serveral days to Get laulau here. But they were out of it! But! FINALY! They had it, and we went there for lunch! OMG! Tiny place, very good service, very kind people working here! This...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Stopped in for lunch and really enjoyed talking to the owner. The pork and chicken Lau Lau's were the most delicious things I ate in 2 weeks in Hawaii. The restaurant itself could use some tidying up, it is a bit cluttered and feels pretty...More

Thank NJEric908
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This was just down the street from our Airbnb and wow-amazing. We’ve eaten lots of lau lau on our many visits to Hawaii and this tiny family place was the best. Lovely people too. Don’t miss it.

Thank msmarls
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We stopped here after a long day of snorkeling at Ho'okena on the recommendation of a local. We were not disappointed. Amazing food (try the lau lau!) and best prices on the island!

Thank Sierra N
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April 20, 2015|
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Response from jlcarter1975 | Reviewed this property |
According to an internet search it looks like they open up at 10 a.m. The costs for food is about $5-$8 (very reasonable for a plate of food). This is not a fancy place whatsoever. Imagine eating at someone's house with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy Apt A, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: 808-328-9566
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