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Big Island Candies
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Owner description: A candy factory in Hilo.
Reviewed January 20, 2013

These are some of the best shortbread cookies I have ever had. We have had these every time we come to the island, but this is first time we have been to the factory. You can sample to your hearts delight. The only challenge you will have is what to eliminate from your purchases. Another great feature is that they will box your purchases to ship to the mainlaind for a reasonable fee and then you just take it to the post office.

Thank Marie A
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

When we walked in the door we were given samples of a brownie and chocolates. Near the entrance is a booth where free coffee samples are given out. Everywhere we turned in the store staff had plates of samples of chocolates and cookies for us to try or else plates of samples were sitting on the shelf near the product. A snacker's delight! I bought dark chocolate crunch which had potato chips and macadamia nuts in it. Got the munchies! This was excellent! We also bought brownies and ginger cookies. A little on the high priced, but what isn't in Hawaii? They also have online shopping.

1  Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We stopped at Big Island Candies and we were not disappointed! As soon as we walked in the door, we were greeted with samples and kona coffee. Then as you venture further into the store, you can see all the beautifully packaged goodies. You can see the workers hand dipping each shortbread to perfection. The only difficult problem that we had was what to buy?? We couldn't carry it all back with us, so it hard to narrow the choices down. There is something for everyone there. But our fav. was definitely the milk chocolate dipped shortbread! A worthwhile stop in Hilo!!!

Thank Julie D
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Good eats. I enjoyed watching the candy production line via the spectator window. Awesome candy. Samples.

Thank Troy H
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

There's no tour here but in the back and thru' the glass you can see the magic going on! Lots of yummy samples to try to help you make a decision on what to buy. Obviously...you can't go wrong with the chocolate covered mac nuts!

Thank ach27205
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