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Donkey Balls Factory and Store

79-7411 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
(808) 322-1475
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Kealakekua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Owner description: Donkey Balls feature 100% Hawaiian MacNuts enrobed in gourmet chocolate. We feature a variety of flavors in milk, dark, and dark and white chocolate... more » Owner description: Donkey Balls feature 100% Hawaiian MacNuts enrobed in gourmet chocolate. We feature a variety of flavors in milk, dark, and dark and white chocolate combinations! Our mission is to provide gourmet chocolates, confections, and coffees while celebrating the history of Hawaii « less
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Ottawa, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

With tongue firmly in cheek, it is enjoyable to visit this store and sample the treats. One generally would not expect to travel to Hawaii and return with Blue Balls, but those are available. We bought samples for the kids and to a person, they loved the candies.

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Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Small store right on the main street through town, easy to find. Saw them making chocolate Donkey B%lls. Also bought Monkey B%lls, Chicken B%lls, and some Kick A-- coffee. Got a Tshirt. The treats are good and unusual - mango, coconut, lilikoi flavored chocolate and much more, all with funny names. This website made me change some of this info... More

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It was on our way to National Volcano Park- we stopped in and got a few drinks and bought a bag of donkey balls "salty".

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

You'll probably stop here because of the funny name and it is a cool place. While I agree the chocolate is good, I've had better. The coffee though is REALLY good. It must be the combination of the sweet chocolate smell and the mellow coffee, whatever it is it's great. Stop here, and grab a cup.

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The chocolate here is very tasty! They give you a few samples when you come in. I tried the coconut one and the caramel one. Both were very good. They have interesting names for their chocolates, such as "salty balls", "tiny balls", etc. I ended up purchasing a bag of their "dirty balls" - dark chocolate with cocoa powder. They... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

While traveling around the Island we past a store called the Donkey Ball Factory. With a name like that we had to stop and see what it was all about. Well the store/factory is a landmark. They make assorted candies called Donkey Balls. Such varieties as "Blue Balls", "Salty Balls", and more. (I don't want to spoil it for you... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you love coffee and must-have-coffee-often this is for you! The aromas are wonderful and the most difficult thing is deciding which coffee you are going try. Chocolate samples--YUM. We were amused with the signs, packaging and Tshirts. My favorite Tshirt was "I don't have a problem with caffeine, I have a problem without it".

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Lusby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After passing this place 4 or 5 times the kids wanted to stop. It was nice to see the workers make the chocolates while we were there. There were also samples but don't take too many or they will start to give you weird looks. After trying the samples, we changed what we got. It was a nice place to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had high expectations so this wasn't my favorite place on the island, but it's worth a stop. Tasted some of the varieties they offer and they r good but not the greatest I've ever had. Didn't purchase any balls but did try a coffee drink and that was quite good. Things are a bit pricey but definitely creative and... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

If you drive by you need to stop. This is a fun, cute little chocolate company that will make you laugh. Their chocolate is good too! If you don't want to make the drive, you will find some of their "balls" sold other places including the airport store.

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