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Hamakua Macadamia Nut Co

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Address: 61-3251 Maluokalani St, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-8718
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09:00 - 17:30
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Aww Nuts!

I think there’s a tour if you want one and you can check out the mounds of macadamia nut shells in the back, but the best part of your visit is the many flavors of nuts you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Grand Island, Nebraska
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Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think there’s a tour if you want one and you can check out the mounds of macadamia nut shells in the back, but the best part of your visit is the many flavors of nuts you can sample, and sample, and sample. We watched kitchen staff lay out massive sheets of mac nut brittle as well. Looks yummy! The... More 

Thank mingfatsai
Swift Current, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just off the highway north from the harbour on your way to Hawi. Be sure to stop. A nice facility with a indoor viewing area of the flavouring, packaging process. Lovely large shopping area with lots of tasting of coffee, mac nuts, popcorn, cookies and other confections. Clean washrooms. Nice video of the harvest and processing of the nuts. Very... More 

Thank Lindsay M
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw a sign for a gift shop and tried to find it. After driving back and forth along the road we found the small sign and went up the hill. Nice surprise at the end. Learned a lot about macadamia nuts. Enjoyed some samples and left with gifts for the family. They need to have an entrance sign that... More 

Thank Loves_Muskoka
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They do a nice job at this market. Samples available of a kinds of macadamia nuts. Lots of helpful information about their product. We took some home to share with family. They will also ship their products. Stop in for a wonderful experience.

Thank Bonnie M
Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing how many different flavors they have for you to sample. There is also a video that shows you the process of collecting the nuts to cracking to using. You can also watch the factory equipment behind glass windows-canning, making brittle, etc. It is easy to spend 30 minutes or more here and worth the stop.

Thank dil345
Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a light lunch when I saw the sign off Highway 19. Unfortunately they have no "real food", but pleanty of flavored nut samples, ice cream and various fruit smoothies. The gift shop is huge and fairly priced (for Hawaii). You can watch the factory in operation and learn lots about macadamia nuts. We left when a... More 

Thank Mark V
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! Samples galore. Stop here to try a few free samples and get a few bags. All Hawaiian grown, and a great variety of flavored nuts. If you can stop by during the week and you can see the processing in real time. Great stop, definitely recommend. Prices here much better than touristy shops and airport.

Thank atwoodexplores
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was a great stop! We got to see the equipment (sadly not running) for making delicious macadamia nut treat AND we got to sample lots of flavors of macadamia nuts, including Spam!! Our kids each selected their favorite flavor to take back & share a 'taste of Hawaii' with their classes! The "turtle egg" chocolates were my personal favorite... More 

Thank Heather P
Munster, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The sampling is unlimited with a very large selection of macadamia flavors from Jalapeño to glazed coconut, wasabi, chocolate-covered, etc. There are also rum cakes, boxes of candy, soaps, candles, coffee and a self-guided factory tour (We arrived past operation hours.). This was a good place for purchasing gifts to take home. Another option: if you are a Costco member,... More 

Thank Penny37357
Fairbanks, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This stop would be a great add-on if you are going to be in the area. After a beautiful drive, you are treated to free samples of all their products and coffee, and of course you can purchase some too. The self-guided factory tour was engaging for our 4-year old who was fascinated by the machinery and explanations of how... More 

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