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  • Farmers Markets on Oahu

    Your guide to Oahu farmers markets, where the freshest produce--some straight from the garden that morning--can be found.  Be sure to talk-story with the farmers, and they'll give you buying and cooking tips.

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  • Farmers Markets on Maui

    mother and daughter enjoy shave ice in hawaiiMaui's farmers markets are a unique experience, a mash-up of foods, cultures, people and goods for sale. From locally grown pineapple to hand-crafted jewelry and everything in between. How about sipping on the nectar a frozen coconut? At some of these events, you can eat your way through breakfast and lunch. This is one of those true cultural experiences. Read More
  • Ono Farms Delivers on Organic

    Ono Organic Farms tropical preserves and honey jarsThirty-five years ago, Chuck and Lili Boerner left Honolulu for remote Kipahulu on East Maui to start a family-run, organic farm at a time when most farmers were selling their land and moving to town. “It’s actually staggering for us to even comprehend. I hardly remember doing it. You just do it because you love it,” said Lili.
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  • The Bountiful Garden Island

    Cornucopie of tropical fruit found at Hawaii's farmers' marketsIf you want to enjoy the fruits of what Kauai literally has to offer, a visit to a nearby farmers’ market is a must stop on Garden Island of Kauai. Bring plenty of singles and quarters, your own re-useable shopping bag and—most importantly—arrive on time. If you're a little bit intimidated by those hairy, knobby and generally funny-looking items, we'll help you identify what they are. But don't be shy about asking the vendors questions at these markets. Read More
  • Hawaii (Big) Island Farmers Markets

    Ripe Kona coffee cherries in a basketAt the Hawaii Island's farmers markets, you can find locally grown mango, papaya, pineapple, coconut, organic peppers, and, of course, coffee. And lots more produce. Sometimes, even arts and crafts made by Hawaii artists and craftspeople. Some of these markets are veritable restaurants. You can nosh your way through your morning shopping. Read More
  • The Art of Making Vanilla

    hawaiian vanilla pupuA three-mile drive on a curvy, country road along Hawaii Island’s Hamakua Coast will take the full weight of your foot to make the increase in elevation and deliver you to Paauilo, 2,000 feet above sea level. Here, you will relax your foot and step out into the crisp air and face the hefty wooden doors of bright, yellow building with a tin roof that was once a slaughterhouse, coffee mill and is now home to a vanilla farm. Read More
  • Slurp. Swoosh. Spit. Its the Kona Coffee Cupping Event.

    Kona coffee cupping competition judge takes a good sniffFor the past 25 years as an importer of green specialty coffees from around the world, John King has started his day—and sometimes spent entire days on end—cupping coffee. If you’re going to cup coffee, it doesn’t get much better than the annual Kona Coffee Cupping Competition, held every November.


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  • Greenwell Coffee Farms

    You start each day with a cup. Why not see where it comes from? One of the Big Island’s tastiest is from Tom Greenwell’s coffee farm.

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  • Kani Ka Pila Grille Evokes Essence of Hawaii’s Deep Musical Heritage

    Kani Ka Pila Grille, located pool-side at the newly renovated beachfront hotel, serves lunch, dinner and tropical drinks daily, but its real draw is the top-notch live entertainment.

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  • Jimmy Buffett and Waikiki: A Match Made in Paradise

    Jimmy Buffett’s newest destination introduces a "lei'd back" lifestyle to Oahu with great food, live entertainment, a retail store and The Honolulu Surfing Museum.

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