Sushi Shiono Wins Three Awards from OpenTable!

August 5th, 2015 by Sushi Shiono

Kailua-Kona’s best restaurants are based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews, and Sushi Shiono has yet again taken top honors in major categories! We’ve won the following awards this year:

  • Best Food Overall
  • Best Japanese Cuisine
  • Best Neighborhood Gem

Some review excerpts:

“By far my favorite Japanese restaurant.” • “They have the best quality and freshest fish on the island.”
“Outstanding sushi!” • “Top notch seafood.” • “The staff is wonderful”
“This was one of the most memorable meals we’ve ever had.”

We’d like to extend a a sincere mahalo to our loyal customers and reviewers for making us number one again! Read more reviews at our page at


Shiono Is Hiring! New Location at the Mauna Lani Resort!

September 29th, 2014 by Sushi Shiono


The Big Island’s premier Japanese restaurant, Sushi Shiono, is expanding! We will be opening a new location at the Mauna Lani Resort in December of 2014. Shiono is seeking vibrant, energetic, guest-focused applicants who share our passions for Sushi and Japanese cuisine, high-quality local ingredients, and exceptional customer service.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Store Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Sushi Chef
  • Kitchen Staff
  • Waiter/Waitress
  • Busboy
  • Dishwasher
  • Beverage Cart Staff (at Mauna Lani Golf Course)
Minimum Requirements for Store Manager and Assistant Manager:
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must be available for all shifts
  • Food service management experience preferred
  • Japanese and English bilingual strongly preferred

We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply TODAY! Email us at or fill out the form below:

2014 Valentine’s Day Specials

February 14th, 2014 by Sushi Shiono


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This Friday, Feb. 14th bring your special someone down to Sushi Shiono for our delicious Valentines’s Day specials. Get here early!

The Best Sushi in Kona is Sushi Shiono!

August 29th, 2013 by Sushi Shiono

Shiono has just won the Top Rated Japanese Cuisine award from TripAdvisor!

Review Highlights – “Best sushi in Kona!” “Very authentic and wonderfully fresh, we ordered conservatively at first but end- ed up ordering a lot more!” “Tasty rolls.” “After eating here, you feel light and satisfied.” “The food here is up there with the best.” “Excellent sushi with a delicious twist.” “If you are in Kona and craving sushi, go to Shiono.”


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2013 Mother’s Day Specials

May 8th, 2013 by Sushi Shiono


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This upcoming Sunday, May 12th bring your Mom down to Sushi Shiono for our delicious Mother’s Day specials. Make your reservation early!