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Hamakua Macadamia Nut Co

61-3251 Maluokalani St., Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Kawaihae
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Factory Tours
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Union, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I was on a Gray Line Tour and they stopped at this great company. It's not your typical tour bus stop. They have Macadamia nuts in all flavors . . . . . even Spam flavored :-) . . . . . . The Hawaiians love Spam. The people are very friendly and there are plentiful supplies of generous samples... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Plenty of free nut samples and coffee. Self-guided tour was interesting and also a video was available. Kids love cracking nuts with nut-cracker. Staff was extremely friendly. Overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Generous samples and friendly staff. We visited on a Sunday so plant was not running but they had a video playing to see the process. Prices are the best of anywhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited this factory (instead of a few others) and we were happy we did. Our uncle took us and as promised-there were free macadamia nut samples (Delicious!), free Kona coffe samples and just an overall friendly staff. We bought a few bags of nuts and also toured the factory. We highly recommend making a stop here-it is also close... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Friendly staff and at least a dozen items to try. Well worth the stop and clean restrooms. Had to buy some nuts. Kona coffee nuts and coconut nuts were our favorite. Daughter also liked the kona coffee nut brittle.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is the ONLY mac nut store and factory worth stopping at on the Big Island. No guided tour, just a walk through with pictures and explanations, whole mac nuts and a nut-cracker for you to try out your strength. Plus; samples, samples and more samples!! From coffee to juice and every type of their mac nuts, brittles and popcorns,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I thought I spent enough time at Macadamia Nut places on the Big Island and wasn't NUTTY about visiting this place, but wanted to stay up on my NUTS. This place is clean, large, well organized, and a nice place to stop for an afternoon break or a morning shopping spree. The coffee samples are enticing and the selection of... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

not so much a tour as a walk past the windows looking in. Video presentations available and lots and lots of merchandise. Best place to get your chocolate covered Macadamia nuts. good quality dark chocolate and the nuts are grown on the island not in Australia as the ones sold in Costco are rumored to be..

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Sample mac nuts, see how they are produced, purchase nice little gifts for everyone at home wanting a piece of Hawaii. Excellent excursion for the whole family. Ask for Duane. Tell him James sent you :) Btw, this company really strives to be a green company. Get the details from their website.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Tis place was a little off the beaten path and I would never have found it if someone had not told me about it. I was glad that we did though. This was a great find. They had samples of everything and they were not stingy either. I bought a pile of stuff. It was all good and it was... More

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