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Big Island Candies Inc
Gift Shop$$$$
Today 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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585 Hinano St Hilo, HI 96720
585 Hinano StreetUSHawaiiHilo96720
(808) 935-8890
$$$$Gift Shop, Chocolate Shop
Gift Shop
Chocolate Shop
Cookie Shop
Today 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmTuesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmWednesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmThursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmFriday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmSaturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pmSunday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Big Island Candies was established in 1977 to manufacture and market fine quality macadamia nut candies and cookies using 100 percent Hawaii-grown macadamia nuts and Kona coffee, island eggs, real butter and high-grade chocolate. Since its founding, Big Island Candies has continuously introduced new and imaginative products that “wow” both the eyes and taste buds of its growing legion of fans.

Hilo Flagship Factory Giftshop
585 Hinano Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Ala Moana Center
Street Level near Center Court
1450 Ala Moana Boulevard Suite 1230
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Confection shop for chocolate-dipped cookies (with a window to watch the process), candies & gifts.- Google
"Get the chocolate covered toffee cookies."
"Pleasant atmosphere and great candies."
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Rosita Chang
3 weeks ago
The facility was nice and AC'd. They gave generous samples of chocolates and Kona coffee. A bit pricey though.
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Jeremiah Fleurimond
a month ago
Nice place great chocolate
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Howard Fan
3 years ago
I came here for a marathon, and had to stop by to get my friend some of their shortbread cookies. That was pretty much the only thing they wanted, and was very adamant about getting some, because they are so delicious.
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Chris Ruemmler
a year ago
A must stop on any trip! Awesome cookies.
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Greg Anderson
3 months ago
Yeah it's a bit of a tourist destination and tad expensive but every time we come to Hilo we gotta get some of the best chocolate cookies.
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Mark Kaainoa
2 years ago
There is one confectionery place to stop at when in Hilo that anyone can appreciate. Big Island candies lets you sample their treat of the day right at the door before the cool air conditioning washes away the tropical humidity. They are famous for the chocolate dipped shortbread, but my favorite is the Crunchies chocolate slab. Year round, they have seasonal treats that come and go, popular ones may come back so be sure to buy something you like so they know to have it again! During "work hours" you can see the factory in full swing through large glass windows. The factory seems state of the art, clean, and professional. The staff is friendly and you can even collect stamps which can be redeemed for items either on your first visit or your next visit! The treats aren't cheap, but your family and friends are worth more than supermarket chocolate, that's why you're buying something for them, so get them a delicacy they will appreciate, and box for yourself as well!
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Paul Willenberg
4 years ago
Expensive but worth it. Get the chocolate covered toffee cookies
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Joe DiPilato
4 years ago
has some crazy chocolate covered snacks. (cuttlefish)