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Hilo Farmers Market

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Address: Cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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+1 808-933-1000
07:00 - 16:00
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Farmers Market and Craft Market

A fun market! The fruits and veggies were yummy but sadly, most were packaged in plastic bags. But I managed to purchase some loose so we made some yummy gazpacho at the house... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun market! The fruits and veggies were yummy but sadly, most were packaged in plastic bags. But I managed to purchase some loose so we made some yummy gazpacho at the house that evening. The craft market across the street was hit or miss with many items made in China but I did pick up some shirts. And the... More 

Thank path51
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice farmer's market in Hilo. Plenty of high quality fruits and vegetables as well as offerings from local artisans. Great funky vibe like most city farmer's markets we visit. Nice food offerings from local establishments and trucks...Korean BBQ, Shave Ice, Poke, and delicious Thai! Finished the day off with a stroll through the stores along the main drag up from... More 

Thank BobBabooski
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My family and I walked through the Farmers Market however we did not buy anything. The prices of the fruit was reasonable and it looked like they were very fresh. It's a great place to support the local economy.

Thank Mdecker17
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pity it was Sunday when I visited this market, since Wednesday and Saturday was said to hold the biggest number of traders. However, there were many things which were worth taking look at. On the front side, fresh fruits and vegetbles are sold. We tried a cup of sliced pinapples, which was $3 for 2 cups! We could... More 

Thank sophieknh
Port Coquitlam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the farmers market in Waikoloa, Waimea and Hilo looking for papayas. Waikoloa 3 for $10, Waimea 2 for $6, Hilo 3 for $2. If you're in Hilo, it's a great place to get papayas for cheap. They also had the best vegetable selection and was the largest of the markets.

Thank Roninpoco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss it! Superb selection of fresh fruits and vegetables at very fair prices. Try something you've never had before (Lychee fruit for us) and you're in for a treat!! Stay Aloha! - EMCO & JACO

Thank TheVolcano
Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While we were excited with the idea of the farmers market when I saw the black and blue tarps overhead (I'm guessing for rain and shade) I questioned the colour choice. As I suspected the dark colours radiated the heat and many left me ducking to get past where they were tied to poles. In spite of the heat we... More 

Thank NEBorden
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Wednesday morning, when more vendors are there, including soaps, clothing, t-shirts, jewellery, mac nuts, and much, much more. Loads of local artisans, and nice things to look at - and buy! The fruit and veg section is on one side of the street. Full of all the wonders of Hawaii, of course. Wish we had been... More 

Thank Carolyn A
Redding, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This farmers market also has displays from local craftsmen that are worth the drive to Hilo. It is absolutely entertaining and stimulating for the variety of jewelry makers, craftsmen working in Obsidian, historic Hawaiian tools and war clubs, and wood carvings. This is the best diverse outdoor market I have visited.

Thank Michael R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shop at our local farmers market on the mainland regularly so were excited to check this out on our way to the volcano on a Saturday morning. We arrived about 7:45 and parked in the lot of the nearby park. The produce and to go food tents on the north side of the street were up and rolling, some... More 

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