On the culinary horizon: Seven new dining outlets joining Kohala Coast shopping centers

  • Island Vintage Coffee is slated to open in the first quarter of 2019 at Kings’ Shops in Waikoloa Beach Resort. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

  • The Kona Coffee Special is a popular treat at Original Big Island Shave Ice Company. Currently served from a food truck, they will open in a larger space at Kings’ Shops sometime in early 2019. (CATHERINE TARLETON/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

  • Foster’s Kitchen will open a restaurant at the Kings’ Shops later this month as their second location on the Big Island. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

  • Kuleana Huihiu and Kuleana Nanea locally distilled rums, Falernum syrup, aromatic bitters, chocolate bitters and kiawe smoke comprise the Kuleana Old Fashioned cocktail on the soon-to-open Kuleana Rum Works menu. (COURTESY PHOTO/KULEANA RUM WORKS)

  • Pele’s Wok Bistro & Bar will spice up The Shops at Mauna Lani with Chinese inspired, locally sourced fare. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KOHALA COAST — Foodies can choose from a wide variety of new culinary options along the Kohala Coast this month and into the New Year.