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Ka'aloa's Super J's

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Polynesian, Hawaiian
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83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome Hawaiian food plate. Friendly & quick service. Perfect for lunch and dinner. No wifi available but great local owners. The taste is authentic Hawaiian dishes. Not very much room to sit & eat but take out will suit just fine as its served in take-out dishes. Awesome!

Thank 808Tita229Sista
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the best Hawaiian food in this little Mom and pop restaurant! It's worth the drive from Kona. I would suggest to try it for lunch time.

Thank Tracey P
Erie, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect little local place to stop for real Hawaiian hand made food. Pork or chicken lalau with rice are hand made on site.

Thank Kkig
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a family business of authentic home cooked Hawaiian food. They even have poi, if you want it. The building is within a small ranch house where the walls were removed to make one informal dining room filled with long tables and plastic or folding chairs. There is a small counter where your order is taken and along... More 

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Allen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting the Big Island one should try the local foods. Super J's will not disappoint. The Pork and Chicken Lau Lau, as well as the shredded pork and rice are typical of island cuisine. Super J's will provide an excellent sample for you to try. One must evaluate the flavors for your own opinions.

Thank plschilt
Cypress, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I would have never stopped in just by looking at it. But if you get a chance do not skip this place. It's absolutely freaking amazing. Ordered the Lau Lau Pork with white rice and macaroni salad. Omg Omg Omg. Could have had seconds. The place is not nice inside at all but the pork will knock your socks... More 

Thank Chuck L
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here on our way to the airport (Kona) from Volcano. Service was speedy and super-friendly. Food was delicious and only $9 a plate. Would definitely recommend if you're looking for value.

Thank ErinRuss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Stop by for an excellent authentic Hawaiian meal! The owners are extremely helpful and nice. If you are on the big island this is a must try!

Thank Emily K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We all most missed this treasure as we tried to keep up with the local Nascar wana be's,why people on an island are in such a hurry is beyond me, but with the flick of the wheel we landed in the second parking spot on the right. After 40 years in the restaurant world this was one of those moments... More 

Thank dwicon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

A small hole in the wall not to be missed..... especially of you like Lau Lau. It is all I ever get here - as they don't really make much else. I eat in sometimes, but more often, I bring them home and freeze what I don't eat as they are perfect for those moments when you don't really feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5409A Mamalahoa Hwy, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?