Catering Offerings


Our full menu is available for take-out – to enjoy at home or bring to a special gathering

Offsite Catering

Take the service and quality of a Papa Kona Catering with you, wherever you're hosting


Full service catering is a part of our wedding offerings


Hawaiian style hors d'oeurves – available for any event – passed or on display

Wedding Cakes

Our dedicated pastry chef creates the most beautiful and yummy cakes for your big day


More than just cake! Our pastry chef creates an assortment of all your favorites.

Offsite Catering

Take the service and quality of a Papa Kona Catering with you, wherever you host your Hawai’i Island event.

From take out to full service, and pupus through cake, we have the experienced chefs and staff to create the perfect event. And what makes us different? Our staff genuinely cares about the success of your event and will go above and beyond to ensure that everyone attending is full and happy! While we cook and serve with the utmost in professionalism, we also treat our guests like ʻohana. We take pride in our service and of course, our cuisine.

That feeling of ʻohana starts with the quote. While our menus are comprehensive, we are happy to create custom dishes and menus to fit your style, culture, and dietary restrictions. Are you not sure where to start? We can offer suggestions for recommended vendors, timeline management, and even help with the must-see and must-do activities on the Big Island.

Catering FAQs

Answers to all your catering wonders

Papa Kona Fun Fact

Tell us about your custom menu ideas. We love to create the perfect menu for each event. Beverage packages available with flexible options for a hosted bar, limits, and cash bar. Events are subject to 23% service charge

Papa Kona Fun Fact

Groups of 25 people or fewer can make a group reservation in the restaurant, sometimes requiring a pre-order for smooth service. Groups of 25 or more are recommended to rent the upstairs private event space.

What is the pricing of one of your wedding cakes?

The typical cost for a multi-tiered cake with filling and buttercream frosting is $5 per person. The cost can be less or more depending on the complexity of the design, fondant work, or for custom flavors.

Do you have any gluten-free/vegan cake options?

Yes! All of our cake flavors can be made gluten free and we can create vegan cakes.

What size are the tables and chairs?

Height of the chairs: Floor to the seat, 17.5″, and to the back of the chair is 31″. Length of the tables: Our 8-10 person tables are 34″x94″ and our 12 person tables are 30″ x 144″

Is there a noise curfew?

We do not have a sound curfew- a benefit of being right on the water in downtown Kailua-Kona! We do have a liquor curfew and we must have everyone who is not staff out of the building by 1:30am