You can’t beat the Big Island’s tropical selection of fruits and veggies! And guess what? One of the best ways to enjoy them is to indulge in fresh food from local farms. Here are our picks for the best farmers markets on the Big Island!
Hilo Farmers Market
Hours: Wed, Sat 6:00 AM-4:00 PM
Sun-Tue, Thurs-Fri 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Address: Mamo St Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96721
On Wednesdays and Saturdays Hilo Farmers Market hosts over 200 vendors making it one of the largest farmers market on the island! It’s open every day, but there are more vendors on these days. It’s the perfect pit stop on Shaka Guide’s South Island Epic Adventure Tour.
Hawi Farmers Market
Hours: Tue 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Address: 55-503 Hawi Road, Hawi HI 96743
At Hawi Farmers Market you’ll find fresh-caught seafood, locally-grown produce, and homemade baked goods. Walk through to check out the vendors or sit at one of the pop-up eateries to enjoy live music. If you happen to be on the Kohala Coast & Backcountry tour on a Tuesday or Saturday, it’s worth the stop!
Hours: Wed 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Address: Kalapana Kapoho Beach Rd, Pahoa HI 96778
On Wednesdays you’re bound to find people checking out Uncle Robert’s Farmers Market. Here, you’ll find global cuisine with Chinese, Cajun, Filipino, and traditional Hawaiian dishes available. It’s designed to resemble an Asian night market — but on the Big Island! Uncle Robert’s Farmers Market has live music, lots of diverse food, and also offers vegan and vegetarian options.
Waimea Town Market
Hours: Sat 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
Address: 65-1224 Lindsey Road, Parker School, Kamuela, HI 96743
If you’re in Waimea, make sure to stop a Waimea Town Market. Not only will you find fresh fruits and vegetables, you can also shop for some Hawaiian souvenirs. We recommend trying the macadamia nut tars from Hawaii Tart Company — it’s one of the most recommended items!
Keauhou Farmers Market
Hours: Sat 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Address: 76-6831 Alii Dr, Keauhou Shopping Center, Keauhou, HI 96739
Not only will you find tasty treats at the Keauhou Farmers Market, you’ll also get a scenic view overlooking the ocean! This market has homemade chocolate, locally-grown coffee, freshly-caught fish, Hawaiian Mamaki tea and a variety of honey, fruits and vegetables.
Whether you’re a foodie looking for authentic eats or just searching for a bite on the go, these farmers markets have got you covered. Not only will you taste local fare, you’ll also support Hawaii businesses!
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