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Uncle Robert's Awa Bar and Farmers Market

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End of Hwy 137, South end of Kalapana-Kapoho Road, Kaimu, Kaimu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
+1 808-987-7247
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Big crowd, but its’s part of the experience!!!

It’s hard to find this event in TripAdvisor, but our bed and breakfast manager was from Puna, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Woodbine_Resident
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Woodbine, Maryland, United States
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Too Crowded!

Hard to find seating...but a fun atmosphere! Loved the music and the people were very friendly! I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christina S
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San Jose, California, United States
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
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  • Terrible2%
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“local vendors” (6 reviews)
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End of Hwy 137, South end of Kalapana-Kapoho Road, Kaimu, Kaimu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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+1 808-987-7247
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s hard to find this event in TripAdvisor, but our bed and breakfast manager was from Puna, and he told us about this. It was a blast! A bunch of food peddlers selling excellent food! I had fabulous pastele stew with white rice and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to find seating...but a fun atmosphere! Loved the music and the people were very friendly! I might go back again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once upon a time there was aloha, local dancers, and good music and food. The local dancers no longer perform as before, the food is industrial grade Hawaiian. When Uncle Robert died and talented gals who ran the Jello Shooter booth left, Uncle Roberts became...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing selection of food from a variety of vendors, including vegan, gluten free, dairy free and everything besides. Great atmosphere with the band playing and people of all ages and walks of life dancing. Come and be yourself Cool products at the market, so bring...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit to experience the true aloha spirit! Great drinks and food, all reasonably priced. Also, varied craft items and other vendors. I highly recommend!

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I just spent a nite at Uncle's remembering my good times there with Uncle Robert, Puna, Sam and all the rest. His Aloha lives on in Kalapana. I'm sure he would be proud to see locals and visitors all enjoying good music, good food and...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a great place to spend an evening. Live music, vendors, food stalls, full bar. Fun time for sure!

Thank jmizekc
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

The Gates have been opened and the Hawaiian Civil Defence has allowed all traffic to pass on HWY 130. Tomorrow is the 4th of July and I think everyone can take time to have fun and enjoy a slice of hot hospitality......one of my favorite...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I have visited Uncle Roberts 4 times while vacationing on the Big Island. This place is always a must do on our list. We always schedule our activities around this to make sure on Wednesday we drive to the other side of the island, visiting...More

3  Thank Fiona-Johnson
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

My hubby and it don’t do drugs and never will so I was nervous about going with all the reviews about open usage. We paid for parking (totally worth it!!!). Parking was excellent. It’s $3! We arrived early and came hungry. We walked down to...More

1  Thank Teresa W
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Sarah C
June 23, 2018|
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Response from Liz J | Reviewed this property |
It just opened up a few days ago!
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saravallery
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Liz J | Reviewed this property |
There are a few places to eat and the bar is open at night. Hwy to uncles reopened this last week as well!
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