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Hilo Farmers Market

Cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-933-1000
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MARKET HOURS: Big Market Days * Recommended days to visit. Wednesday and Saturday 6:00 am - 4:00 pm. Over 200 local farmers and crafters Small Market Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday and Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. Over 30 farmers and crafters. The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island. Over 200 local farmers and crafters sell their produce, crafts, gift items and tropical flowers in a festive outdoor atmosphere that recalls back to the old "plantation" days of early Hilo. Located at the corner of Mamo Street and Kamehameha Avenue in historic downtown Hilo, it's open all year round.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh produce” (56 reviews)
“fruit” (216 reviews)
“vendors selling” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cnr of Mamo St & Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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+1 808-933-1000
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"fresh produce"
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"baked goods"
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"on wednesdays"
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"great market"
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"local crafts"
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"food vendors"
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"touristy stuff"
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"for sale"
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"kona coffee"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Momentos and momories of your trip is a must. This is the place to get it. A wide selection of scarves jewelry paintings prints photos cards ceramics glassware glass art masks wall hangings you name it they've got it! supporting local artists. Don't buy some...More

Thank Chanel G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the market in June and was very disappointed. There were a lot of stalls all selling the same things, packaged the same way, for the same price. We went about 6 years ago and it was great back then. There was so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hilo Farmers Market has a different feel to it these days. It is still fun and enjoyable spending time at the market, but it doesn’t feel the same as before they had to make changes.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a stop for us. It is the largest on Wednesday, second day is Saturday but there is usually vendors there everyday.. they have the best fresh flowers at the best price. The vegetables are always fresh and the local people are so...More

1  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best gift shop on the island right next to stands. Try lychee...they will show u how to eat it. Small set up..all fresh crops

Thank Stacy B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked the fresh fruits and small gifts sold at the Farmers Market in Hilo. It is not special enough for a long drive, but if you stay in Hilo make sure to stop by.

Thank Franziska A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read great reviews about the outdoor market but I thought it was just ok. We visited on a Saturday, mid-day. The stalls were good with lots of selection however I expected to see a lot more stalls. Everyone was selling pretty much the same...More

Thank Tess K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were tipped off about going to the market on Wednesdays. Oh my goodness. Since we were able to cook in our rental, the farm fresh veggies stuffed our bags for several days of goodness. A great find in downtown Hilo.

1  Thank TheRoad803
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to visit. Was looking forward to the coconuts but they ran out. Lots of other food and craft choices for souvenirs. Worth the trip from Kona.

Thank Francisco G
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

It was pleasant to visit the local farmers, artists and merchants while I discovered their gifts. The community is historic and artsy. The market is open 7 days a week

1  Thank huffpata
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lawyeratleisure
December 20, 2017|
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Response from Travlr3 | Property representative |
The Hilo Farmers Market is covered with tarps and the indoor food court is inside a building. Thank you for your question and hope to see you there soon.
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Travelinglins
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Martin D | Reviewed this property |
The season is over now. They are usually around $3.00 per pound.
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nsp19
March 27, 2015|
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Response from indysag | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on Sunday. We went to the Hilo Market on a Saturday and it was ok. But on Sunday we went to the Maku'u Farmers Market near Pahoa and it was much better than Hilo. There were more vendors and prices were... More
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