Kona HR combines customized cutting edge HR solutions and decades of experience with clients of all sizes.

Kona HR’s founding partners spent many years in the consulting and corporate management world. In 2004, they started Kona HR to provide a unique blend of advice, practical solutions and financial focus to organizations of all sizes.

Kona, Hawaii is the hometown of the Ironman Triathlon world championships. Just as we and other endurance athletes from around the world aspire to race at Kona through years of hard work and dedication, we also aspire to help our clients be successful through focus, commitment and experience. We are driven by our clients’ success – we are deeply motivated to add value.


"Kona helped on board over 400 support services personnel in Jordan, Iraq, Qatar, Sudan and Djibouti. Their familiarity to government and military operations and ability to react quickly was critical to the success of our operations."

President, Government Contracting and Support Services Company

"Kona simplifies our back office by managing all personnel matters including payroll, compliance, benefits and mandatory training programs. They treat our employees like their own."

CFO, Midwest-based Hedge Fund

"We chose Kona because of their total independence in the insurance market. While they have excellent working relationships with the major providers, they are totally objective and focused on keeping our healthcare costs down."

Direct of HR, Community Bank

"Kona manages our HR function so that we can focus on our business knowing that we are providing our employees with institutional level service."

COO, Multi Strategy Hedge Fund

"Prior to selecting Kona, we checked all of their client references, which were all very favorable. They all commented on the high level of service and commitment including quick response time and depth of knowledge. We have been very satisfied with Kona as our HR partner. They manage the entire process – facilitating a smooth on boarding process and answering employee questions."

Partner, Multi Strategy Hedge and Investment Advisory Firm

"The Kona team have always been extremely helpful and quick to respond to all of our needs! Ours is a specialised industry and Kona’s tailored approach has satisfied key decision makers in our organisation. We regard the team as highly professional and a pleasure to work with."

Partner, London-based Hedge Fund