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Hilo Farmers Market

Cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-933-1000
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MARKET HOURS: Big Market Days * Recommended days to visit. Wednesday and Saturday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm. Over 200 local farmers and crafters Small Market Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday and Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. Over 30 farmers and crafters. The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island. Over 200 local farmers and crafters sell their produce, crafts, gift items and tropical flowers in a festive outdoor atmosphere that recalls back to the old "plantation" days of early Hilo. Located at the corner of Mamo Street and Kamehameha Avenue in historic downtown Hilo, it's open all year round.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh produce” (51 reviews)
“fruit” (207 reviews)
“vendors selling” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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+1 808-933-1000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So much produce for sale! It was neat to see so many fruits and vegetables that we had never seen before. There are some homeopathic offerings as well as honey etc. our favorite was the wiki wiki peeler. We bought one, comes with 2 additional...More

Thank NorthernHub
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small local market where produce such as food, flowers, arts and crafts are on sale. There are card readers and massage stalls amongst the many on view. I particularly liked the flower stalls as these were very colourful. The large variety of...More

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good variety of venders for a Tuesday afternoon. Prices good. Fun to walk through with kids. Jewelry venders too.

Thank heatherlL3917OE
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a Sunday to stock up for our stay in Volcano. Very few vendors w/ limited section. Did our best to shop locally for fruits & veggies. Although the market had very little it was fortuitous that there was a great restaurant for...More

1  Thank sherry w
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great stop to pick up some fresh fruit directly from the growers. Much of it is not labeled but as what in the world is that and how do I eat it but the customers and most staff will answer the dumbest...More

Thank ruthtwg
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Get there early while things are in stock and try all of the tropical fruits. If you ask how some of them are eaten, you might get a sample.

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun and if you have a free day, fine. We love fresh food, so allotted an entire half day to wandering around picking out papaya and avocado... that was totally not necessary. The actual farmer section was rather small though the produce was...More

Thank Staci_Beauvais
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small market in the old part of Hilo...Bought original T-shirts for 20.00...Also good prices on Hawaiian shirts...Check it out...Slow down and grab a bite to eat

Thank 123009Name
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Row upon row of vendors crowd the two large tents on the Hilo waterfront. We didn't buy anything, but had fun walking the aisles checking out the trinkets and fruits and fresh flowers. We weren't ready for a meal, but the food looked delicious! This...More

Thank VEE1225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is an area for produce and related stuff. It is small compared to the vendors selling their trinkets. I'd say pass by for a quick look if you are in the area, but don't go out of your way to visit.

Thank alwaysplanning50
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lawyeratleisure
20 December 2017|
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Response from Travlr3 | Property representative |
The Hilo Farmers Market is covered with tarps and the indoor food court is inside a building. Thank you for your question and hope to see you there soon.
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Travelinglins
26 June 2016|
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Response from Martin D | Reviewed this property |
The season is over now. They are usually around $3.00 per pound.
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nsp19
28 March 2015|
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Response from indysag | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sunday. We went to the Hilo Market on a Saturday and it was ok. But on Sunday we went to the Maku'u Farmers Market near Pahoa and it was much better than Hilo. There were more vendors and prices were... More
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