Power up your career with SUSHI POWER! Shiono Waikoloa is now hiring!

December 31st, 2017 by Sushi Shiono

Do you love sushi? Are you hard working and responsible? Then we invite you to join our family of vibrant and friendly workers. Our staff is the main reason that we are voted customer favorite time and time again.

All positions are needed. Experience is preferred but we are willing to train motivated individuals. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, have the ability to multi-task, and enjoy great interactions with customers. Shiono pays competitive wages, offers great benefits, and is focused on consistently providing great food and service with aloha!

All work times for all positions are flexible — we can work around your schedule! Health insurance also available.

Please fill out the form below and check which positions you are applying for. You may also email your resume here or apply in-person at the Shiono Waikoloa Location.

Shiono Waikoloa in Island Gourmet Market at the Queens Market Place
Our Waikoloa take out sushi and bento style shop offers the high quality, super-fresh ingredients and the same delicious recipes as our Kona restaurant. Both locals and tourists enjoy our authentic Japanese sushi and bento to go!

Sushi Chef
Production of sushi and other hot and cold recipes
Coordination with other staff
Maintaining standards of quality and excellence
Shifts available between the hours of 6am and 10pm, flexible

Kitchen Helper
General food preparation
Assist with cooking
Stocking and organizing food
Maintaining standards of quality and excellence
Shifts available between the hours of 6am and 10pm, flexible

Washing cooking equipment
General cleaning
Tidying and organizing kitchen
Basic cooking assistance
Shifts available between 6am and 10pm, flexible hours

Front Staff
Stocking and filling displays
Serving and interacting with customers
Sales data input via Microsoft Excel
Basic cooking assistance
Shifts available between the hours of 8am and 2pm, flexible hours, weekend only is OK

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

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 OpenTable.com.


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 waikoloasales@shiono.co.jp 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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