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Sweet Cane Cafe – Hilo

Sweet Cane Cafe – Hilo

Where: 48 Kamana Street, Hilo and also at Hilo BayFront (116 Kamehameha Ave, Mon-Sat 10-3:00) Call: (808) 933-8685 Website: http://kalapanaorganics.com/sweetcanecafe/menu/ and on Facebook Open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lava Dogs fan Karin shared this dog-friendly spot with us (February 2016) and says that the large lanai area is perfect for those who need wheelchair access.  Currently, it is best to eat there in the early morning or late afternoon, as the sun hits the lanai directly in the late morning and lunchtime.  Karin suggested to management for some sort of shade or screening, so we’ll see what they come up with.  🙂 Notes from the business: Sweet Cane Cafe is a locally owned, family run business featuring fresh pressed, organic, locally grown Sugar Cane, flavored with tasty ingredients like limes, ginger, hot peppers, coconut milk, and even chocolate! YUM! We also offer made-to-order smoothies with all organic ingredients. Smoothie flavors change with produce availability, so come in often to sample our ever-changing menu, or create your own flavor! Soon...

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Dog Groomers

Dog Groomers

Pawfect Dog Grooming & Boarding 55-828 Hawi Road. Hawi, HI  96719 (808) 640-1157 www.pawfectdoggrooming.com Grooming hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Please call or email to make a reservation.) Forms of payment: Cash, check, and major credit cards August 8, 2015 Tour: Life-long dream come true, Yuka Thompson had been wanting to be a professional dog groomer since she was a child.  She owns and operates her grooming and boarding business out of her beautiful home in Hawi.  (Please see our BOARDING webpage for more information on their overnight dog boarding.)  Even on a hot summer day, the ocean breeze through her home was cool and very peaceful, perfect for even a thick-coat dog.  Her grooming facility is separated from the main house and is neat, extremely clean, and has top-of-the-line equipment and natural products to groom your dog.  She uses different products for the task at hand; MicroTek for itchy dogs, Quadruped Yucca Ultra for fleas, Coat Handler for all-purpose, and even separate cleaners for the face, including a...

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Dog-Friendly Stores

Dog-Friendly Stores

Alii Gardens Marketplace – 75-6129 Ali’i Drive, Kailua-Kona.  A variety of vendors (including Poi Puppy) in a peaceful garden setting.  The owner of the Marketplace LOVES and welcomes dogs! Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Aloha Paws – Hilo’s Dog & Cat Boutique – Located in Manono Marketplace at 697 Manono St, Unit 105, Hilo, Hawaii 96720.  808-333-3530  Pepper and I attended the grand opening on July 25, 2015 and fell in love with everything we saw.  Products include grain-free dog and cat food from The Honest Kitchen, Merrick, Acana, Earthborn, and Orijen. Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lowe’s Home Improvement – 75-5677 Hale Kapili St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740  (808) 331-3470  Dogs are permitted to roam the aisles with you, but must remain on leash.  Employees frequently carry dog treats in their pockets.  Mondays through Saturdays,  6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sundays, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ross Dress For Less – Kona Commons shopping center at 74-5454 Makala Blvd., Kailua-Kona.  Because Ross Dress For...

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Liliuokalani Gardens – Hilo, Hawaii

Where: Between Banyan Drive and Lihiwai Street Website: http://www.to-hawaii.com/big-island/gardens/liliuokalanigardens.php Very popular with dog owners.  Incredibly beautiful and well-maintained Japanese garden by the Hilo waterfront that allows leashed dogs.  Great place to socialize your dog, have a picnic, cool down in the Hilo Bay water, or just to stop and stretch your legs when just passing through town.  Please bring and use poop...

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Hilo – Big Island Pizza

Big Island Pizza Where: 760 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo Call: (808) 934-8000 Website: http://www.bigislandpizza.com  Open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sunday from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Lanai dining.  Lava Dogs’ friend, Marty, says, “We’ve gone for lunch and dinner with our friends.  They accept cash, credit card, and check. I had one of my dogs go missing a few years ago, and they had their delivery drivers keep an eye out for my baby until we found her. Such a great family pizza shop. Oh, and my dogs love their crust, they even have come out to give our dogs pepperonis!” Mahalo to Marty for sharing this dog-friendly spot with...

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Hilo Shark’s Coffee

Where: 99 Keawe Street, Hilo Call: (808) 933-8685 Website: http://www.hilosharkscoffee.com/ and on Facebook Open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. New location that opened May 2014, Hilo Sharks Coffee Shop is a re-purposed gas station. The large lanai area is great and open to have your dogs out on long leash. Open from 7:30am-6pm. Cash or credit cards accepted.  Its right across from Bear’s Coffee, another pet friendly eatery.  Spacious lanai, and you can pull your car up onto the lanai sleeve. Lava Dogs’ friend Marty says that the Pesto Breakfast Sandwich is her favorite!  Mahalo to Marty for sharing this dog-friendly spot with us! From the business Specialties We proudly serve our own freshly roasted and locally grown 100% Hawaiian coffee and gourmet Hawaiian chocolate.  We also offer smoothies, shakes, Hilo Homemade ice cream and an array of delicious breakfast and lunch sandwiches all made with local ingredients and served with aloha. History Established in 2008. Hilo...

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