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Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Farm and Factory

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16-701 Macadamia Rd, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8020
+1 808-966-8618
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Reviewed today

The bus stops at the factory - and the tourist shops!. No inside tour of the factory and production lines, just outside 1. floor galleries. Quite a bit of a downer. The shops are selling all thinkable - and unthinkable varieties of macadam nuts, huge...More

Thank Rolf L
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is pretty underwelming for how long it took to get to. It's a bit out of the way (and even once you take the turn and are "there", the drive back through the fields is about another 10 minutes or so. the land is...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in the company of a local guide who told us about the trees, the growing, caring for and harvesting process. Without the guide we would have been clueless! All the nuts are picked off the ground. Aside from seeing the farm, we went...More

Thank vtcc64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were there the only activity was the gift shop and snack bar. I would have liked to learn about the farm and processing at the factory, but we made the best of what we had to work with. The gift shop is very...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought it would be fun to tour one of the largest macadamia nut companies in Hawaii, 2500 acres, 250,000 trees. The tour is a self guided tour looking in windows and watching people work, with some TVs that may or may not work explaining the...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mauna Loa is quite the name when it comes to macadamia nuts and have some amazing product. The farm and way in is quite amazing to drive through but once you enter the gift shop it is a different story. A bunch of overpriced Mac...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We went here on Saturday but the factory was closed. So we didn't get to see the process. The gift shop was open and carries many flavored macadamia nuts. It's actually cheaper to buy the nuts from a grocery story than from here. They have...More

Thank RainbowCowboy
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

They know how to get your money - very expensive store items - nuts all kinds of taste but you have to ask to try and get only one at a time - you can open an oyster to find your own pearl

Thank dennys34
Reviewed 26 June 2018

When you have large orders for chocolate covered mac nuts from your friends and family back home we found their prices about $2 cheaper per box than in the stores in town.

Thank nwaipio
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We stopped here on our way to Hilo. It was pretty interesting to see them prepare the nuts but overall it was a loss of time we could have used at many other attractions. The samples that were available were few and not to good....More

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