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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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Best nuts around and a huge variety

We bought a few packages of chocolate covered nuts to bring back as souvenirs, but we ended up eating them all ourselves! We loved the honu eggs and the coconut macadamias. It is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We bought a few packages of chocolate covered nuts to bring back as souvenirs, but we ended up eating them all ourselves! We loved the honu eggs and the coconut macadamias. It is also a fun little gift shop, and if you come at the right time you can watch through the glass as the chocolates are made. We missed... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Nice trip to a macadamia nut factory. Can sample 20 different flavors of nuts. Also have kona coffee, teas, popcorns. Nice place to stop on the way up to Hawi (the most northern town on the northwest coast)

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a nice little stop for when you are out and about exploring the island. They have samples of about 20 different flavors of macadamia nuts and Kona coffee to try. You can watch a video on the macadamia nut harvest and then the canning process. Usually, you can see them working in the canning line, but of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Our visit was wonderful! They have a large variety of flavors of nuts to taste and also some of the local coffees. You can watch them process the nuts and purchase not only nuts but also other items. Staff were very friendly.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at the Waikoloa Hilton King's Lands and the Hamakua Macadamia Nut factory is a quick trip up the road. Most of the visitor center is a shop with every kind of flavor you can imagine (spam macadamia nuts anyone?) and all the taste testing you can manage. There's a cute little self photo frame for pics. The kids,... More 

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I did not know that you could get macadamia Nut in so many flavors. You can also find Brittle in numerous flavors. Highly recommend this as a stop.

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Fort Bragg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Coconut glazed, Chili Peppah, and Wasabi Macadamia Nuts are just some of the treats to be enjoyed at this wonderfully generous Nut Company. Walking in the door, one is greeted by the bright colors and tasting table laden with a cornucopia of differently flavored Macadamia Nuts, nut brittle, and flavored popcorn. Free samples of island coffee are a perfect accompaniment... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

It was a quick stop. Great for bringing home treats for friends and getting to sample the coffee, nuts and brittles. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

One of our favorite stops during our stay on The Big Island. Fun self tour. Friendly employees. Lots of samples. And to top it off great items to buy and take home. We loved it. Would go back again if we travel to The Big Island again.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We loved going to Hamakua Mac Nut Co. Be sure to get there before 5, even though they are open until 5:30. It would have been that much more fun to see the work in progress. The tasting tables are plentiful with no pressure to purchase. It was neat to see the huge mountain of mac shells in the back... More 

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