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Big Island Candies

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A candy factory in Hilo.
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585 Hinano St, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4428
+1 808-961-2199
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious cookies! Beautiful displays and impeccably gift wrapped. You can watch them making those delectable morsels through the glass windows. Service is excellent and employees are all helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 368ellenu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Island Candies knows the best way to convince you to buy is give you a sample ...or two, or three. Excellent chocolates (try the Mika) and cookies (shortbread dipped in caramel and chocolate). Definitely worth a stop by (free parking) for a sample and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LA4man
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Big Island go to. When you arrive you are greeted by the smell of chocolate, samples of chocolate and delicious samples of chocolate, along with a cup of Kona coffee. Displays of various candies, many with macadamia nuts. A view of the factory where...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Artieg419
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly service. Samples available to try both the cookie and candies. Nice place to stop in to sample before you buy gifts to take home with you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Island Candy is Big Island's most famous candy manufacturer. Located in Hilo the shop cum factory is spacious and has lots of free sample tasting. Friendly staff and attractive layout with clean toilets. A must visit place in Hilo Big Island Hawaii

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank khayengchan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While on the island I wanted to get some Mac Nut shortbread cookies and this came up as the place to stop on the island. I was half expecting a small little store and was surprised how big it was. It was a whole show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hollytrea
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

This factory provides cookies tasting , and cookies processing .coconut, peanut,butter, chocolates mix and match in the collections there. It worths short stop.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Big Island Candies is a little off the beaten path, but it is not too difficult to find, especially if you use your phone's navigation feature or take a cab. They specialize in making macadamia nut shortbread cookies, which you can buy on-site in many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frequent-traveler777
Reviewed November 2, 2018

This was a welcome surprise to visit. The minute you walk in the door, they had you yummy chocolate dipped cookies and Kona coffee. You're hooked! You can watch the factory workers make the products, and of course, you buy a lot!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeanldrummond
Reviewed October 22, 2018

In addition to enjoying a spotlessly clean store area, visitors can watch the process of hand-dipping various gourmet chocolates in the equally spotless production area. You receive free samples of Kona coffee and candy upon entering. The staff is very helpful, and they even have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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