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Donkey Balls Factory and Store

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Address: 79-7411 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7914
Phone Number: +1 808-322-1475
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Donkey Balls feature 100% Hawaiian MacNuts enrobed in gourmet chocolate. We...

Donkey Balls feature 100% Hawaiian MacNuts enrobed in gourmet chocolate. We feature a variety of flavors in milk, dark, and dark and white chocolate combinations!

Our mission is to provide gourmet chocolates, confections, and coffees while celebrating the history of Hawaii

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Stopped by on way back to Kailua-kona from coffee farms. Claims to be original donkey ball producer. Donkey ball refers to a macadamia nut before opened because it looks like a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Daniel R
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by on way back to Kailua-kona from coffee farms. Claims to be original donkey ball producer. Donkey ball refers to a macadamia nut before opened because it looks like a chocolate ball. I bought some very tasty hot sauce too. If going to coffee farms stop in or pick up brochure and order online when you return home.

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Thank Daniel R
Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed seeing the candies being made and what a variety. Small area with lots of chocolates. A stop on the Kona Chocolate and Coffee Tour.

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Thank sapcarter2010
Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for the experience and the coffee and chocolate, but we got the homemade bagels for breakfast when we were here and the totally exceeded my expectations. Everybody should try those! The coffee and chocolate are amazing too and also worth a visit. If you have the chance, then you should prebook a tour of the chocolate factory facilities.

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Thank CharlotteFH
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great stop to get some traditional Donkey Balls and SO MUCH MORE. If you want to try anything before you buy it and they don't have it out to sample, they'll open a new bag for you to try. We were able to try EVERY option we wanted before buying. I found myself having to put stuff... More 

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Thank ayraydur
San Antonio, Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First the employees rock, Renee and Kat are the best! The place is super friendly, samples available, and once you taste it you'll buy a ton of it. And well, there's the name, right?!

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Thank Donna B
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, you have to stop here if only to sample the chocolate and coffee (Kona). The name alone gets your attention, but the real gem is the great selection of handmade chocolates they sell and the varieties of coffee they offer. They also have the usual tourist items such as shirts, hats, etc., but how often do you go to... More 

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Thank Jersey_Gourmet
Puget Sound
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I enjoyed reading the catchy names and descriptions of their MANY varieties of candy, I found most of the products to be tourist priced and average quality. The girl working the counter was friendly and helpful, but it's not enough to make me come back again.

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Thank alfaguy14
San Diego, California
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a look. We bought some tasty balls and other assorted rubs a day salts. Friendly staff. The place has a good sense of humor!!!

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Thank Sue K
Marion, Iowa
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They let you sample whatever you would like. Close to other things to do. Funny little stop off for some chocolate.

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Thank isumike
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a cute and funny store , that make chocolates balls with different fillings . They also taste really good. Recommend visit if passing by.

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Thank Dario V

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