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Big Island Candies

585 Hinano Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-961-2199
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A candy factory in Hilo.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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585 Hinano Street, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
+1 808-961-2199
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy shortbread cookies and of course chocolate! This is the place for you haha. I don't like shortbread cookies at all, but that's not going to stop me from visiting. When you walk in your greeted with some Big Island Candies samples at...More

Thank kcastro1385
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off here with a tour that we did. So did a lot of other people on a lot of other tours. The place was packed. you couldn't walk around with bumping and getting bumped. That said, yes, you do get a free sample...More

Thank dad414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to take guests here for a little taste and the decor is always seasonal and pretty. Packaging is lovely and great to give as a gift.

Thank PattieFree
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stopped here on a ship excursion in Hilo. The candy and cookies are pretty good but on the expensive side. There is a window where you can see them making the candies. It was very crowded as this seems to be a stop on...More

Thank fligster
Reviewed 20 August 2017

You are greeted with free samples as you enter the facilities. The showroom is filled with chocolates, T-shirts, and other sorts of souvenirs. There is even a counter for shakes, smoothies, ice cream, and other drinks. But the main draw is watching the employees making...More

Thank JeromeDZ
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We visited Big Island Candies while on vacation in July. Enjoyed the samples of coffee, chocolates and shortbread cookies. We decided to buy brownies and shortbread cookies for the flight back to California. We wished we had bought more! So I decided to order more...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This place has everything a sweet lover could ask for! As you enter you are given a sample and coffee. Samples are everywhere to enjoy and range from cookies to chocolate. For me, the Mika Mints are the best, they melt in you're mouth. They...More

Thank Jul D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The absolute best chocolate and cookies in Hawaii. Big Island Candies factory & main store is in Hilo. We were first introduced to them years ago when we took a Volcano Tour out of Hilo. Whenever we are back on the Big Island we make...More

Thank lasue2016
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This place has such amazing cookies! You can see the workers actually making the cookies. We got free samples so we could try the cookies before we bought them. Each cookie is individually wrapped. My favorite were the white chocolate macadamia nut. The store is...More

Thank Lindak1970
Reviewed 11 July 2017

From the minute you walk through the door it is a very pleasant place. We brought friends here and we also had to buy some the the yummy shortbread cookies. We very much enjoy all the samples and it makes it hard to decide which...More

Thank leflerpet
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31 July 2016|
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Response from 1FRANKLIN32 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe you can! I would suggest you contact them directly and see if they can to be sure (I am sure they are on line).