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.