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Big Island Candies

585 Hinano Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-961-2199
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A candy factory in Hilo.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (114 reviews)
“free samples” (47 reviews)
“milk chocolate” (11 reviews)
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585 Hinano Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here at least 4 times. Always packed! I am married to an Asian, so no disrespect, but it seems that it is always full of tour buses of non English speaking, Rude, Pushy, Non Apologetic, Entitled, Asiatics. Cookies are amazing and we...More

Thank Jazzed51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in they will give you samples and then enjoy your walk around the shop because they have a whole lot of stuff not just chocolate something.

Thank jeff p
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

When in Hilo it is worth a stop here. One can observe cookies and candies being made from behind a glass wall and there are lots of free samples (yum!). They have some of the best cookies ever as well as ice cream and candies....More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Located in Hilo not far from the airport. Large carpark and when entering, you are greeted by staff with samples. Very yummy. Prices are not cheap but the cookies and brownies are top quality and the packaging is very unusual and pretty. Worth a stop...More

Thank jetsettingaussies
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went for Hawaiian cookies. They had samples which were great. This was a good quick stop for delicious souvenirs.

Thank scp427
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The cookies and candies at this place are so good! You are greeted at the door with a sample of one of their products and then can take a small cup of coffee at a nearby counter. Sales people roam the aisles offering other samples...More

1  Thank Mary and Arnie S
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great place! You are greeted at the door with a free sample of mouthwatering chocolate and a smile. Inside they have more samples or chocolate, cookies and coffee. Everything was so good I had to buy some to bring back to share with my friends...More

Thank 710ruthb
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This business was clean and gave free samples, but you had to look for them. The view of the packaging and chocolate preparation area was the most exciting part of the visit. The place was packed with tours which took away from the experience.

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy shortbread cookies and of course chocolate! This is the place for you haha. I don't like shortbread cookies at all, but that's not going to stop me from visiting. When you walk in your greeted with some Big Island Candies samples at...More

Thank kcastro1385
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We stopped off here with a tour that we did. So did a lot of other people on a lot of other tours. The place was packed. you couldn't walk around with bumping and getting bumped. That said, yes, you do get a free sample...More

1  Thank dad414
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Response from 1FRANKLIN32 | Reviewed this property |
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