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Kona Farmers Markets

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Overview of Kona Farmers Markets

With the Kona area climate influencing some of the most productive soil in the world for growers, and a community supportive of local artisans and craftsmen, the region offers a multitude of farmers markets for the consumer to enjoy. By definition a farmers market is intended to connect farmers directly to consumers, so to find the freshest produce and give straight back to the community, come out and enjoy one of Kona’s many bountiful farmers markets.

Kona Farmers Market Flower arrangements

Keauhou Farmers Market – Keauhou Shopping Center

Saturdays 8am – Noon
Keauhou Shopping Center
78-6831 Alii Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 322-3118
Website

Keauhou Farmers Market is a favorite among Kona Farmers Markets

Managed by The Kona County Farm Bureau, their tag line: “Know your Farmer. Know Your Food.” says it all. 100% Big Island grown and produced, this market offers solely local farmers produce: honey, flowers, Kona coffee, macadamia nuts, meats, eggs, handmade breads, jams and more. The Kona County Farm Bureau is “committed to the growth of more community-oriented food systems that serve to advance island prosperity.”

Kailua-Kona Village Farmers Market

Wednesdays through Sundays 7am – 4pm
Located across from Hale Halawai,
Corner of Alii Drive and Hualalai Road
Kailua-Kona HI 96740
Website unofficial

Up until the late 1900s, Kailua-Kona was primarily a small fishing village and the main street (Alii Drive) still hold much of that village charm. The Kona area is rich in history, art, and renowned for its fresh produce: coffee, flowers, exotic fruits and vegetables. The Kailua Kona Farmers Market celebrates the history and bounty of the Kona area.

Kona Farmers Market Keepsakes and Gifts

With a mix of everything for the senses, the market offers locally grown produce, flowers and leis, Ukuleles, carved koa wooden bowls, scented Hawaiian Salt Crystals and even hand glass-blowing on site. For the shopper interested in finding that special something for every member of the family, this is your one-stop shopping destination.

Kona Sunset Farmers Market

Wednesdays 2pm – 6pm
HPM Parking Lot
74-5511 Luhia Street
Kailua-Kona HI 96740
Website

Also celebrating the area’s plentiful array of delights is the Kona Sunset Farmers Market. This market takes place on Wednesday’s from 2pm – 6pm and is located at the HPM Parking lot (near Target) in Kailua-Kona. Here you will find an opportunity to procure fresh local produce, beef, fish, breads, deserts, jams and coffees to name a few. This Kona Farmers Market is a community-based farmers market featuring food and agricultural products that are grown, sourced, and made in Hawaii. Their mission is to offer economic and social opportunities for residents that support sustainability and self-reliance in our local food economy with a vision to increase Hawaii’s food security by helping farmers and food producers thrive.

Hooulu Community Farmers Market & Artisans Fair

Wednesdays 9am – 2pm
Sheraton Kona Resort
78-128 Ehukai Street
Kailua-Kona HI 96740
Website

Carved Tikis at the Kona Farmers Market

In Hawaiian, the word “Hooulu” means ‘to grow’ and at the Sheraton Kona Resort at Keauhou Bay every Wednesday you can experience a large resource of growers of coffee, artisan creations and musical entertainment to serenade you while you shop. The history of this market began when the Cultural Director of the Keauhou Beach Resort, Kumu Keala Ching was asked to bring the community together to seek the wonders of ancient Hawaii and its visitors looking to experience Hawaii’s cultural wealth and plentiful harvest. On November 7, 2012 when the Keauhou Beach Resort closed for a planned cultural center, the Hooulu Community Farmer’s Market was relocated to the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay. This Kona Farmers Market has the goal of supporting farmers from Hawai’i Island and Made in Hawaii Arts and Crafts.

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