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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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What An Awesome "NUT SHOP"

We had a wonderful time touring the Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company. Very awesome to try all the different flavors of their Mac Nuts. Lots of interesting things to see and fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Yakima, Washington
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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time touring the Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company. Very awesome to try all the different flavors of their Mac Nuts. Lots of interesting things to see and fun stuff to buy....:-) I highly recommend making the trek out there.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stop at this Mac nut store and factory. It, also, was a self-tour. Not as much info furnished,I thought, but production was not at full force the day of our visit. True aloha spirit as you walk in, though, with bountiful samples available, as well as complimentary water and/or coffee. Staff was low key sales, and very... More 

Thank Mamamary1102
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was great! Stopped in here while sightseeing and it was worth the stop. This factory had every flavor of nut out for FREE samples. Visited Mauna Loa in Hilo after this stop I actually liked this factory better just because they were so generous with all of their samples. Gotta try the SPAM ones..yummo! Giving it 5 stars... More 

Thank wenttotravelschool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love coming to visit whenever we are in nearby Waikoloa. There are tastings of many different macadamia nuts, including garlic and herb, butter toffee, lightly salted, and some very spicy flavors. We were also able to taste so flavored popcorn and chocolate covered macadamias. We were able to watch workers in the factory through a big glass window, which... More 

Thank sunkitten60
New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They prepare macadamia nuts in many different flavors and all are available to try. The factory wasn't operating when we visited. Free water and coffee are available while you are enjoying the samples.

Thank Bill C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for anything macadamian don't miss. They have every flavor, bag or box. It's a little off the main road so use your directions.

Thank Pearland2
Encinitas, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up at 1pm for the tour and tasting, there were windows to view the processing, but no work. When asked, we were told everything was happening 'in the back' away from the public view. The tasting is a few nuts in labeled bowls. There was only one person in the entire shop to help visitors. We will not... More 

Thank Marti R
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to add this review after reading one negative about the factory tour. For my trip the staff was friendly, the samples seemingly unlimited and when I was there they were processing Macadamia Nuts. If you have to see the factory running maybe call in advance otherwise this place is clean, friendly, and serves up some fantastic samples.

Thank konacal
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was a fun little stop on one of our road trips, and we ended up with $100 worth of macadamia nuts for ourselves and friends. They were very friendly staff. Two tables were set up with samples of every single flavor they make including the popcorns and brittles. There were also samples of some of the chocolates. Free ice... More 

Thank Brandon A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Stopped in for a look-see. Immaculate, clean, processing factory with friendly, accommodating staff. Sampled plenty of their offerings and bought a bunch! Chocolates were to die for and every imaginable coating on their macadamia nuts made picking the best very difficult. So we bought alot!

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