Kona Stories is an independent bookstore located on Hawaii Island 

Serving the Hawaiian Islands since 2006

Located in the Historical Keauhou Shopping Center

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, whimsical gifts and greeting 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.

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday looks a bit different this year thanks to the pandemic which is killing thousands of people.  Kona Stories is incredibly grateful this year to still be in business serving the Kona community.  We are honored to be recognized by Dan Rather who has selected us for his Indie bookstore choose for Hawaii!  Follow him on Twitter to see the posts about Kona Stories at: Dan Rather

This year our live Grinch is replaced with a Blow up Grinch outside the store but you will still have fun taking your photo and posting on Instagram.  If you tag us @konastories you will be entered into the weekly drawing to win a $25 gift certificate to the store.


We are on track to raise $20,000 in donations which support our Education Drive getting educational and STEM toys into the hands of the at risk students on our Island.

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What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616209940
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books - September 3rd, 2019

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