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A home for the Legion, The American Legion Post #20 Kailua-Kona finally has a place to call home!

Judge Advocate Jim Traxler presents the flags after inspection during the Flag Retirement Ceremony held by American Legion Post #20 Kailua-Kona ahead of the post’s grand opening of its first home, Astronaut Onizuka Legion Hall at Pirate’s Community Center at Privateer’s Cove. 

“It’s a pretty old post, but it’s never had a post home,” Post Cmdr. Jim Hussey said of the post founded in 1969.

American Legion Post #20 Kailua-Kona members and guests enjoy food and libations Friday evening during a grand opening and open house held for the post's first-ever home, the Astronaut Onizuka Legion Hall. 

Click below to read the full article published by West Hawaii Today By Chelsea Jensen On Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Sounds of Pink Floyd coming to Privateer’s Cove

Big Island performance group All That is Now brings the progressive psychedelic sounds of Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album to Kona with an appearance at Privateer’s Cove at 7 p.m. May 25.



Click below to read the full article published by West Hawaii Today By Mitchell Bonds | Monday, May 13, 2019

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Pirates Outreach Community Center looks to offer space for kids, veterans and nonprofits

Community members come together for the Relay

for Life kickoff party Tuesday at the Pirate Outreach Community Centerin the old Hualalai Theater.

Click below to read the full article published by West Hawaii Today By Cameron Miculka | February 16, 2019

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New menu at Privateer’s Cove

By Karen Anderson Special to West Hawaii Today | Thursday, November 30, 2017, 10:05 a.m.

All hands on deck for the latest bounty of culinary offerings at Privateer’s Cove!

The eclectic restaurant in Kailua-Kona will soon be unveiling some new specialty items never before seen on the Privateer’s Cove menu, including delicious, low-fat, low-cholesterol Buffalo Burgers, coming soon to Privateer’s Cove.

Click below to read the full article published by West Hawaii Today By Karen Anderson On November 30, 2017,

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Privateer’s Cove: Adventures in Dining

Vick Traxler, owner of Privateer’s Cove in Kailua-Kona. Karen Rose photo.

For diners looking for an experience as unique as their food, Privateer’s Cove in Kailua-Kona offers just 

that and more. Tucked away in the old industrial complex, Privateer’s Cove serves interesting dishes and features exotic meats from around the world. Even more interesting than the menu, is the founder of Privateer’s Cove, Nick Traxler. “I wanted a place unlike any other—a living room for my friends,” said Traxler.

Click below to read the full article published by Big Island Now By Karen Rose November 14, 2017

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