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Big Island Candies

585 Hinano St, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4428
+1 808-961-2199
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A candy factory in Hilo.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cookies” (124 reviews)
“free samples” (47 reviews)
“kona coffee” (24 reviews)
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585 Hinano St, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4428
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+1 808-961-2199
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"cookies"
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"free samples"
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"kona coffee"
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"dark chocolate"
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"short bread"
in 8 reviews
"candy factory"
in 7 reviews
"viewing window"
in 4 reviews
"chocolate chip"
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"rocky road"
in 5 reviews
"brownie"
in 20 reviews
"offered samples"
in 3 reviews
"great gifts"
in 4 reviews
"macadamia nuts"
in 13 reviews
"factory workers"
in 4 reviews
"fun place to visit"
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"tour bus"
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"lilikoi"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here on the Hop-on Hop-off bus and were glad we did. There are free samples of cookies and coffee as you enter, and the store area is beautifully organized for a great presentation of the products. You can view the cookie/candy making process through...More

Thank trainfan2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried coockies and chocolates, very good but was not amazed. Regular taste but with very nice presentation basically. Nice if you want to take something home as a present but I don't believe is a must if you are in Hilo.

Thank MJoseDominguez
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on a tour and it was the best! They greet you at the door with chocolate samples and Kona coffee. Every aisle has more samples and you are in a sugar coma before you leave the building. You can watch the...More

Thank Moniquessimo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you enter this site, you are greeted with smiles and tasty samples. I was awed by the decorations and cleanliness of their business. It was crowded but understandably so by eager shoppers. They have a large supply of various chocolates, brownies and...More

Thank Teresa R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best candy & cookie co. ever. All that wonderful handmade artistry by those diligent employees. The employees out front are knowledgeable and so helpful. Our luggage could hardly hold all that we brought back. PS: you must try the chocolate covered red...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Island Candies is my favorite "must stop" spots when I visit Hilo. They make handmade chocolate confectionaries and make local goodies such as chocolate dipped cuttle fish, or chocolate dipped arare (rice crackers). The store is always beautifully decorated each month, and not to...More

Thank Leah C
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had the unfortunate experience of all day rain on our venture to Hilo and the volcanoes. My kids were tired of being in the car and seeing 50-75 feet around us due to the rain. So, we had to adjust what we could do....More

Thank c0family0f4
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

They have lots and lots of macadamia cookies with lots of flavors. The factory is behind the store and transparent to the visitors. the ice cream is also good.

Thank rukkunudeen r
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

After a lot of shopping, i stopped in on the shop.......you are greeted with a wonderful sample of what they sell for FREE ....and there is also Free coffee too. the flowers were beautiful over the entire shop and samples were among the boxes of...More

Thank norman m
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We discovered this candy at their shop in Ala Moana center in Honolulu last year, where we had many samples and got addicted. We were excited to visit their factory store in Hilo. They do have an online store, but come here to sample their...More

Thank SusanSJB
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Response from 1FRANKLIN32 | Reviewed this property |
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