Highway hawking: West Hawaii vendors push limits with roadside retail

Vendors and fundraisers sell their goods Saturday on Queen Kaahumanu Highway. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Jonas Mahoe and Hannah Merril often spend their Saturdays fishing — in the proverbial sense. Their targets aren’t ono or ahi, but people. And their lures are about as sweet as bait gets: cases of Krispy Kreme doughnuts.