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Hamakua Macadamia Nut Co

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Address: 61-3251 Maluokalani St., Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 888-643-6688
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free samples, great coffee

FREE SAMPLES OF COFFEE, NUTS, CHOCOLATE MORE FREE NUTS THAN YOU'VE EVER SEEN! I actually wanted to try the Spam Mac nuts. I've seen it in the store and they sure advertise it on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

FREE SAMPLES OF COFFEE, NUTS, CHOCOLATE MORE FREE NUTS THAN YOU'VE EVER SEEN! I actually wanted to try the Spam Mac nuts. I've seen it in the store and they sure advertise it on the big island. It didn't taste like Spam to me. My kids are spam connoisseurs and eat it all the time and they didn't think it... More 

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NY, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Loads of parking spots. So many flavors to choose from whether you like sweet or savory. I counted at least 20 flavors that were offered as samples. If you are in the mood for something else, the shop also has a small café/smoothie corner and ice cream for sale. Most importantly, the prices were lower here than at the Whalers... More 

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This store offers every macadamia nut flavor and product imaginable. See how the nuts are processed daily until 1:30. A very interesting video. Free tasting. Free shuttle from Waikola beach.

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las vegas, nv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

loved this place! it gives samples and you get very excited about all the flavors! Spam flavor is a surprise !

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Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We love macadamia nuts and they have a large selection of samples and items. I was in interested in the process so I watched their video which was pretty good. For us, they are set up to ship stuff home which was great. Many of the items I haven't seen on the mainland. I liked the glazed kona coffee nuts... More 

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Called in today for a tasting while exploring the north of the island. Lots of free parking at the factory. They produce lots of different coated macadamia nuts along with other items such as island coffee, souvenirs etc. they also have a small cafe and ice cream/drinks counter. They have plenty of nuts out for you to try prior to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

What a great find! On our travels we love taking tours of food businesses and this locally owned Hamakua Macadamia Nut was a great stop. when you first enter the building there is a table full of samples...more than a dozen varieties - my favorite was wasabi. The craziest flavor as Spam! It will be only a matter of time... More 

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Vienna, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This factory was recommended over Mauna Loa because it is a Hawaiian based company all pure Hawaiian macadamias. It was very local you could see the factory floor, but nothing was happening while we were there. We saw a movie of the whole process and there were A LOT of free Samples so you try every flavor!!! They ladies that... More 

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Fort Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We ventured North from Kailua for the day and started our day with a visit to a macadamia nut factory. It took us about an hour to get there. If you think there is only two kinds of Macadamia nut flavorings (salted and unsalted), think again. Jalapeno, Wasabe, Onion & Garlic, Butter rum, Honey mustard...and lets not forget the all-time... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Right off the highway and an interesting and tasty pitstop while driving around the northern peninsula to Hawi and Pololu valley lookout and hike - a must do day trip. Lots of samples and interesting view of the process. They don't seem to mind over indulging on samples but do buy something! There are many many flavours and varied products.... More 

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