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June SPOTLIGHT on Farmers Markets

Updated: Jun 9


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A trip to a local Farmers Market is a great way for visitors to experience all that Hawai‘i has to offer. Not only will you find a bountiful harvest of exotic fruits of rambutan, mango, and breadfruit or common vegetables such as carrots and onions, but will also discover the cultural diversity of the islands which makes Hawai‘i so special.

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In addition to fresh produce, a variety of other agricultural products are available including beautiful florals and potted plants. Locally raised beef, pork, poultry, aqua-cultured seafood, and ready-to-eat food options are also available. Farmers Markets are also a great place to pick up handmade art & crafts and unique gifts, hear live music, and experience artisan demonstrations. Fun activities for keiki (children) make a trip to the Farmers Market a fun day for the whole family, and a great group activity option.

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If you are hungry for a taste of Hawai‘i, an eclectic mix of prepared foods are available including everything from local-style plate lunches, Portuguese malasadas (doughnuts), Korean kimchi (spicy pickled cabbage), Filipino lumpia (spring rolls) and at some locations, even freshly pounded Hawaiian poi.

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Due to COVID-19, markets throughout the state will require everyone to wear a face mask and social distancing regulations have been implemented to keep everyone safe as they enjoy the fun. Our advice, go early and take your time. Here is a short list of some of our favorite Farmers Markets by island, we hope to see you all there!


Hawai‘i Island


Hilo Farmers Market, located in Downtown Hilo

Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 6:00 am – 4:00 pm


Makuʻu Farmers Market, located in Kea‘au

Sundays, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm


Keauhou Farmers Market, located at the Keauhou Shopping Center in Kona

Saturdays, from 7:45 am – 12:00 pm


O‘ahu


Kapiʻolani Community College Farmers Market, located in Honolulu

Saturdays, from 7:30 am – 11:00 am


North Shore Country Market, located in Haleʻiwa

Saturdays, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm


Windward Mall Farmers Market , located in Kāne‘ohe (great indoor option!)

Wednesdays, from 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sundays, from 9:45 am – 2:00 pm


Maui


Upcountry Farmers Market, located in Makawao

Saturdays, from 7:00 am – 12:00 pm


Farmers Market of Maui, located in Kīhei

Mondays thru Fridays, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


Maui Sunday Market, located in Kahului (great evening option!)

Sundays, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Kaua‘i


Hanalei Farmers Market, located in Hanalei

Saturdays, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm


Kaua‘i Community Market, at Kaua‘i Community College in Puhi

Saturdays, from 9:30 am – 1:00 pm


Kapa‘a Farmers Market, located in Kapa‘a

Wednesdays, from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Moloka‘i


Kumu Farms, located in Kaunakakai

Tuesdays thru Fridays, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm


Lāna‘i


Lāna‘i Market Place, located in Lāna‘i City at Dole Park

Saturdays, from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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