Welcome to The Surfing Pig

Urban Eats & Spirits of Kaimuki
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About Us

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

The Surfing Pig concept is an expanded full-service restaurant of  Kono’s. Kono’s began in Haleiwa in the North Shore in 2002. With its fun, surf-inspired atmosphere, and cravingly delicious dishes, Kono’s has become an island favorite. Kono’s has been voted #1 Plate lunch, breakfast, restaurant under $29 and cheap eats on Oahu by Hawaii Magazine. 2017 Kono’s received prestigious dining award, ‘Ilima Award for People’s Choice “Best Casual Restaurant”.

Their menu features their award-winning signature 12-hour slow-roasted Kalua Pork in dishes ranging from breakfast bombers, sandwiches, lunch plates, wraps and salads. Kono’s also caters to those with a sweet tooth, from specialty smoothies, hand-crafted milkshakes, and fresh squeezed lemon and limeades! “. Kono’s bombers (burritos) mean serious business.

With the success and relationships created at Kono’s, grew the urge to start something new… The Surfing Pig

The Surfing Pig will be nestled in the heart of Kaimuki, on Waialae between 12th ave and Kokohead ave. Along with the inspiration of Kono’s, The Surfing Pig concept is to bring back a Old School vibe in Kaimuki, which really is the Mecca of dining on Oahu.

The Surfing Pig will offer an elevated menu of Kono’s specialized 12hr slow-roasted pork, with variations of new creations of slow-roasted meats, small plates and savory entrees. The new restaurant will have hand-crafted cocktails and a carefully crafted tapas menu at the full serviced bar. The gastropub inspired restaurant will have quite the ambiance with their communal dining in the bar & tables up in their loft.

It is a gathering hotspot for the emerging local foodies, families, and visitors of Kaimuki with an urban twist.

“Both restaurants exemplify quality food, cocktails, and extra aloha service”, says owner, Stan Glander who has big plans for the future of both The Surfing Pig and Kono’s Restaurants.

Small Plates


  • Local House Salad
    Local greens tossed in a house made sesame ginger dressing garnished with grape tomato and red onion
  • Farro Salad
    Ancient whole grain mixed with fingerling potatoes and carrots served in a house made bacon vinaigrette. Garnished with grape tomato, red onion julienne and a chiffonade of basil


    Lightly seasoned Airline chicken pressed and pan fried to perfection. Served with a Sriracha fried rice, our mushroom medley and a lemon beurre Blanc.
    Seasoned burger blend  with bourbon onion smoked gouda cheese and citrus herb aioli. Served with a side of lettuce and sliced tomato.
    6 oz ternderloin seasoned and served with a red wine reduction and sides of garlic potato and asparagus


  • Stuffed French Toast
    Nutella and banana stuffed. Garnished with nutella drizzle, brulee banana & scoop of Vanilla gelato topped with mint.
  • Chocolate Bread Pudding
    House made chocolate bread pudding warmed and served in a pool of Crème Anglaise then topped with a bourbon caramel


Order by Phone (Currently Not Open)

Prefer to make your reservation via phone? Give us a call!  Our Phone number is (808) 744-1992

Opening hours:

Mon – Fri, 4pm – 10pm
Sat – Sun, 4pm – 11pm

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