Farmers' Markets in the Hawaiian Islands
Maui, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai and the Big Island of Hawaii
One of the advantages of driving a rental car in the Hawaiian Islands is that you can comfortably transport the delicious produce sold in the islands' farmers' markets. The color, the fragrance and the quality of the markets is unequaled. The fruit and vegetables, however, tend to be on the large size. The convenience of a rental car is handy when you get ready to leave the market for your accommodations. Additionally, if you carry an ice cooler in your rental vehicle, you can keep your beautiful purchases fresh until you get home.
Throughout the Hawaiian Islands you will find Farmers' Markets. All of them have beautiful bouquets of flowers and luscious produce. You'll find some are quite diverse and include booths with fresh seafood, coffee, local honey, jams and jellies, as well as baked goods. You may even find locally produced herbs. Several of the larger markets include craft booths.
Each market is unique in what it offers and how sales are conducted. Some adhere to strict opening times, while others follow loose hours. Be sure to check your travel guide book or local websites to find where markets are located and the hours they will be open. Each island has online information for the markets. Bring change and shopping bags to make transactions easier for the vendors. Most of all--- have fun discovering the bounty that local farmers, florists and craftspeople have to offer.
On the big island there are farmer's market 7 days of the week.
One held each day except Sunday. Most open in the afternoon.
A wide variety of produce plus seafood, breads, pastas, tropical jams and jellies, and flowers.
Weekday markets held throughout the island.
Honokowai Farmers Market
'Ohana Farmers Market (Kahului Shopping Center)
'Ohana Farmers Market (Queen Ka'ahumanu Center)
Kihei Farmers Market
Wailuku Farmers Market
Molokai Farmers' Market
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