Kona Stories hosting cookbook authors for the holidays

  • "Under the Bodhi Tree Cookbook" by Stephen Rouelle.

Cookbook authors are visiting Kona Stories bookstore during the holidays with delicious samples from their books. This is the time to stop in your local bookstore and meet your favorite local chief.

Dec. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. is Stephen Rouelle, author of “Under the Bodhi Tree Cookbook.” Long awaited cookbook from the Under the Bodhi Tree restaurant featuring recipes from a plant-based kitchen is now available.

Dec. 8 from noon to 3 p.m. — To be announced.

Dec. 15 from noon to 3 p.m. is Sonia Martinez, author of “Sonia Tastes Hawaii.” These recipes are inspired by the famers markets of Hawaii Island.

Dec. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. is Suzanne Bearth, author of “Suzanne’s Edible Art Cookbook.” These recipes are old favorites from her years of owning her own bakery here in Kona and inspired by the art she has painted.