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The Original Donkey Ball Store

79-7411 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7914
+1 808-322-1475
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A local treat

We were driving around the island and were told we "had to stop there". It was cute to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
A fun, quick stop

We stopped in because we thought the name of the store was interesting. We had no idea what “donkey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Donkey Balls feature 100% Hawaiian MacNuts enrobed in gourmet chocolate. We feature a variety of flavors in milk, dark, and white chocolate combinations! Our mission is to provide gourmet chocolates, confections, and coffees while celebrating the history of Hawaii.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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79-7411 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7914
+1 808-322-1475
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving around the island and were told we "had to stop there". It was cute to see the store and all of the different flavors they create. It doesn't take more than ten minutes and there's not much else on that road.

Thank catherinekeller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in because we thought the name of the store was interesting. We had no idea what “donkey balls” were, and learned they are chocolate covered macadamia nuts. They have free samples by the cash register, but they also allow you to sample anything...More

Thank masstraveller117
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, three sons and I went here one of the last days we were in Hawaii. What a hoot! Tons of funny named chocolate confections (all balls), and they are really good. The proprietors are fun and pleasant. T-shirts, stickers and great coffee too....More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is hilarious!! Worth the laughter with reading the creative candy names in their shop. You can see them making the chocolate and have free samples. Their Kona coffee was good, too. We have driven by this place 4-5x on other trips and sorry...More

Thank Kurt C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several samples, good photo opportunity next to the donkey tail weather predictor and tasty treats of chocolate covered macadamia nuts.

Thank greysandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun place to stop on our drive. We had fun reading all the candy (donkey ball) names. Coffee is really good too.

Thank CDDD17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Novelty choices of coffee bean coatings. Also lots of novelty souvenirs Drinks and more You can watch the Factory from the show room!

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Love those Donkey Balls. Lots of different flavors to choose from and its a real hard decision what to buy. I still love the original chocolate ones but I've never tasted a bad one. Watch them make them right here and make sure you get...More

Thank GenotheViking
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Need something extra special for the usually hard to buy for pal? Look no further than this cute little store full of balls! The staff are fantastic and play it up, it was fun just to go in and see the product and talk to...More

Thank fly0nthewall
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped by with another couple. Tried the free samples. Nothing special about the candy. Actually pretty ordinary. Chocolate covered Mac nuts or other items. The name makes a gag gift but that's it. Based on today's social climate, it may not even be a good...More

Thank MTS--1000
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