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Kona Stories is an independent bookstore located on Hawaii Island  

Serving the Hawaiian Islands since 2006

Now located in the Historical Keauhou Shopping Center on Ali'i Drive

Established in 2006 by Brenda McConnell and Joy Vogelgesang, Kona Stories features all genres of books.  Find the latest hard cover, best seller or an old classic, this bookstore is fully stocked with 10,000 titles.  They specialize in Hawaiiana, children's books and whimsical gifts and cards.  Kona Stories offers a unique consignment program for local, self-published writers who need an opportunity to market their work. 

Kona Stories is also an elite dealer for Woodstock Chimes.

Readers of every genre come and enjoy this Kona treasure which features many book clubs, writers groups, workshops and author events each week. Not to be missed is the fabulous ocean view and the Hawaiian cultural events in our courtyard at Keauhou Shopping Center.   Curl up on comfy chairs and pet a cat.  Come talk story with the owners who are in the shop almost every day.

Events and Book Clubs are Canceled through April 17, 2020


Store Hours Are:

Monday - Friday 11 AM - 4 PM

Saturday 11 AM - 2 PM
Sunday 11AM - 2 PM

Open later during courtyard events and most Tuesday evenings.

Closed some Holidays.

For more information you can
call us at 808-324-0350 or
e-mail us at