A place of their own: Island Naturals plans new flagship store near Wailoa park

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald People wait to enter Island Naturals in Hilo on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A sign gives notice of an SMA use permit application for the lot adjacent to Waiakea Villas on Kekuanaoa Street in Hilo.

Big Island grocery chain Island Naturals intends to open a new flagship store in Hilo within the next few years.