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Maku'u Farmer's Market

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Address: Maku'u Farmer's Lot, Keaau-Pahoa Bypass Road, Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96778
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+1 808-896-5537

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A Lots of Fun!

It was a gorgeous day to exploring Pahoa, took us about 2 hours driving from Kona, but totally worth the trip. This is our very first visit to the Maku'u Farmer's Market, arrived... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a gorgeous day to exploring Pahoa, took us about 2 hours driving from Kona, but totally worth the trip. This is our very first visit to the Maku'u Farmer's Market, arrived after 12:30PM, paid $1 to park the car in the parking area. What a fun day to walk around to see many different things and talk to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For health nuts and local culture lovers of Hawaii .... This is just special. I used to come here for all my juicing needs - when I worked at Gerson healing center in Kapoho... This is a health and produce lovers heaven!

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are anywhere near Pahoa or Keaau on any given Sunday, then you should go to the Makuu Farmer's Market (or MFM as the locals call it). Diversity of food, crafts, plants, jewelry and music abound and admission is only the $1 parking fee.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Such a wonderful way to get a sense of the community as a tourist! Great people watching, wonderful food, just excellent! We got there at 9:00am and parking was already pretty nuts -- recommended to go early, bring cash, and go with the flow!

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A great Sunday market with great people watching and food vendors Live music too. If you like Reuben's you can find great ones there- as well as green papaya salad.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped by the Maku'u Farmer's Market on our way home to Kona after a weekend in HIlo. We had been there about five years ago and remembered that there were great food booths for us to grab some lunch. After wandering around the various food booths, we decided on our favorites: the Peruvian Tamale plate and the Crepe Lady... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Here on vacation for 1 1/2 weeks. Came with my 11/2 year old daughter and family we bought all our veggies , herbs, and lots of fruits. Had coconut water and lunch here. So much to pick from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

To be honest, this was one of the best parts of our trip. We loved it. It was really fun. Plenty of vendors and lots of locals to chat with. Really good food ordered to eat and groceries for the week. The green papaya salad was the highlight. It was so tasty. Also you can get raw coconuts there as... More 

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Keaau
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is a delicious variety of home made local and international foods from local lilikoi juice and honey to french crepes, Indian,Thai, Hawaiian Plate, Alaskan seafood to name a few. Eat there to the music of local musicians or take away after shopping the huge variety of stalls Buy fresh fruit and vegetables, trees and plants, crafts,jewelry, clothes, second hand... More 

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Pahoa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Early Sunday morning MUST SEE! locals & visitors alike. i bet you could even find a kitchen sink, here! favorites include NY style bagels from Jon, grilled cheese sandwiches from Tara, everything lavender from Debbie, the list goes on! not to mention the fresh picked veggies, ask questions, check out the smaller vendors, altho they sell out early!

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