Big Island Farmers Markets
Farmers Markets and Craft Fairs
Waimea Homestead Farmers Market
The market was started by five Hawaiian homestead families in 1992. The focus of the market is fresh locally grown produce mostly organic, flowers, plants and food items that include goat cheese, smoked meat and fish, handmade soap and skin care products, Hawaiian herbal medicines, malasadas, kettle popcorn, Thai food, French crepes, freshly baked breads, croissants, Peruvian tamales, pies, fudge, macadamia nuts, butters, cookies, jams, musubi, anthuriums, orchids, fruit trees, bedding plants and potted herbs and succulents, mushrooms, cookbooks, Kona coffee, Ahualoa grown tea, veal, lamb, barbeque plates, Korean kimchee and delights, omelets made to order, leis, beef jerky, bonsai starts, , lettuce, kales, tomatoes, bananas, papayas, oranges, lemons, lilikoi, mangoes and lychee.
When: Saturdays - 7.00am to 12.00pm
Where: NEW LOCATION - Lindsey road in Waimea behind the post office.
More information here: Waimea Homestead Farmers Market
30 vendors offering gourmet meals, fresh baked breads, locally grown produce, fresh-made sausage, honey, herbs, orchids, candy, flowers, massage and crafts and plenty of picnic table where you can eat and converse. The Waimea Town Market has become a favorite Saturday morning gathering place for residents and visitors alike.
When: Saturday - 8.00am to 1.00pm
Where: Located at Parker School, behind Paniolo Country Inn.
More information here: Waimea Town Market
The vegetables grown at Kekela Farms in Waimea are just spectacular. Johnston utilizes the windward side weather to grow a full spectrum of organic crops, from lettuces and other greens, to root vegetables, squash, beans, chile peppers, onions and herbs.
Most of the produce grown at Kekela Farm makes it's way to Big Island's many restaurants. However, they do sell to the public at the Waimea Town Market (mentioned above) and at their own farm stand on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
When: Tuesday and Friday - 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Where: 64-604 Mana Rd., Waimea
More information here: Kekela Farms
Waikoloa Village Farmer's Market
Selection of local specialties, fruits, organic food, vegetables and crafts.
When: Saturday 7:15am - 10.00am
Where: 68-3625 Paniolo Avenue Waikoloa Community Church parking lot
King Shops Farmer's Market
Fresh produce such as lychee, oranges, avocado, jack fruit, mixed greens, eggplant, spinach, corn and herbs. Other items available include honey, bread, pastry, seafood, coffee, tea, beeswax candles and orchids.
When: Wednesday - 8.30am - 1.00pm
Where: Kings Shops - Waikoloa Beach Resort
Hawi Farmer's Market (Under The Banyans)
Hawi Farmers Market - under the Banyans
Saturday 8:00am - 3pm: Produce, flowers, local & Thai cuisine, soaps, jewelry, clothing, used items, crafts, and live music.
Tuesday 2.00pm - 6.00pm: Mainly local produce and food
Where: Hawi Rd. at the epicenter
Local & Thai food
Breadfruit chips at the Hawi Farmers Market
Keauhou Farmer's Market
Products grown in Hawaii, many are organic - fruits, vegetables, flowers, coffee, macadamia nuts, eggs, baked goods & more.
When: Saturday 8:00am - 12.00pm
Where: Keauhou Shopping Center
Ho'oulu (To Grow) Community
Farmers Market & Artisan Fair
Local produce, fruit, bread, charcuterie and estate coffees. Local artists & crafts, live music
When: Wednesday 9:00am - 2.00pm
Where: Sheraton Kona Resort at Keauhou Bay
Kailua-Kona Farmers Market
Crafts, souvenirs, fruit, flowers and food products (not all made/grown in Hawaii)
When: Wednesday thru Sunday 7:00am - 4.00pm
Where: Alii Dr., across from Waterfront Row
Kona Sunset Farmers Market
Fresh Farm products: Fish, Seafood, & Local Meats, Gourmet & Artisanal Foods
When: Wednesday 2:00pm - 6.00pm
Where: At Kmart's Parking Lot in Kailua-Kona
South Kona & Holualoa
South Kona Farmers Market
Local produce, art & craftss, coffee, prepared food, and live music
When: Sunday 9:00am - 1.00pm
Where: Kealakekua Ranch Center (behind ChoiceMart and Ace Hardware).
Holualoa Farmers Market
Fresh bread, local produce, assorted herbs and greens; goat cheese, eggs, flowers, prepared food.
When: Saturday 9:00am - 12.00pm
Where: at Holuakoa Gardens restaurant
Hilo / Puna
Hilo Farmer's Market
Local produce, flowers, plants, some crafts, baked goods and food. Local arts and crafts.
Big Market days: Wednesday & Saturday 6:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Corner of Kamehameha Ave. & Mamo Street.
Pahoa / Maku'u Farmer's Market
Hawaiian crafts, plants, flowers, orchids, fresh tropical fruits and vegetables, mac nuts, eggs, jewelry, shells, ethnic and recycled clothing, fresh desserts, honey, lilikoi juice, local 100% coffee, live music, records/cds and books. Fresh hot food being cooked there (Hawaiian, Thai, Indian, Mexican, Vegetarian ...) - approximately 150 vendors.
When: Sunday 8:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Maku'u Farmer's lot, Keaau/Pahoa Hwy. bypass road.