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Kona Bay Books

74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
+1 808-326-7790
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What A Pleasant Surprise!

We were looking for a bookstore and came across Kona Bay Books - we stopped in and were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb N
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Edmonton, Canada
Wonderful used bookstore

I visit a bookstore on every vacation, and this used bookstore was a total gem! The selection was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BrennaHC
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2 weeks ago
“What A Pleasant Surprise!”
3 weeks ago
“Wonderful used bookstore”
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LOCATION
74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
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74-5487 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1633
+1 808-326-7790
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a bookstore and came across Kona Bay Books - we stopped in and were very pleasantly surprised by the size and selection of used books. It has the selection of a small library!! I had a time just getting past the...More

Thank Deb N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit a bookstore on every vacation, and this used bookstore was a total gem! The selection was enormous and I had a hard time going home with only four books!

Thank BrennaHC
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The website led me to believe that there were a good number and selection of new as well as used books. Actually there are very few new books. When I asked where I might find new books, the staff member did not know. Wide variety...More

1  Thank Penny O
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great book store with plenty of new and used books to browse. The staff was friendly and helpful. Definitely worth the stop if you love books.

Thank lindsyrox
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Kona Books ranks with Bookman's in Tucson, for its wide inventory and great organization. Really worth the avid or not-so-avid book readers trip.

1  Thank swinseattle
Reviewed 21 August 2016

HUGE used book store!!!!!!They also have DVDs and many children's books. Good prices, fun to browse.

Thank drgvweaver
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

While my wife was spending time and money on her passion at Quilt Passions, I decided to spend time and money on my passion at Kona Bay Books. This is a large store in an industrial section of Kailua-Kona selling used books, CDs and DVDs...More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you want a souvenir of your trip, or just something to read by the pool or on the lanai, come here. Casual setup, lots of books, including a fair number of YA/Teen titles. Perfect for off days, or time recovering from surf and sun.

Thank HokkaidoG
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We shopped here while on vacation and found the staff and owner to be very helpful and hospitable. It is located in a slightly obscure location for a visitor, so don't give up when looking for the store. We found sheet music we had been...More

1  Thank tripsterdiva
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Looking for a good book? Here is your stopping place. Books galore for every taste. The parking is very limited but worth the trouble. The price were a little high, but you are on an island with limited supply. There are even a few "old"...More

Thank richb102
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