Hilo Farmers Market

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Hilo Farmers Market MARKET HOURS:
Wednesday and Saturday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Over 200 local farmers and crafters

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Friday and Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Over 30 farmers and crafters.

The Hilo Farmers Market Manager's Office is open Wednesday and Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm.

EBT scrip can be purchased and redeemed during these hours. Also, taro, bananas and other produce is available, along with Hilo Farmers Market logo t-shirts, caps and other gift items.

Time in Hilo:


Big Island Fresh, Big Island Best!

“TripTripAdvisor awards a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers.

Hilo Farmers Market is rated #35, in the Daily Meal’s “101 Best Farmers Markets in America for 2015.”

Hilo Farmers Market is listed in the “5 Best Things to Do in Hilo” by USA Today - Travel Tips

Hilo Farmers Market Ranked #1 by Huffington Post as Top U.S. Farmers Market Every Food Lover Should Visit

Hilo Farmers Market Ranked as one of the top destinations for “Go Green, Local Style on the Big Island” by Sara Benson of Gogobot.com

MOTHER EARTH NEWS has named Hilo one of its eight 2012 "Great Places You've (Maybe) Never Heard Of." The best part – the Hilo Farmer's Market is included in the story as one of the reasons why Hilo is so great!

The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island. Over 200 local farmers and crafters sell their produce, crafts, gift items and tropical flowers in a festive outdoor atmosphere that recalls back to the old "plantation" days of early Hilo. Located at the corner of Mamo Street and Kamehameha Avenue in historic downtown Hilo, it's open all year round.

Bill Dellasala Retiring After 26 Years at the Hilo Farmers Market

Bill DellasalaBill Dellasala was one of the original vendors when the Hilo Farmers Market started up, back in 1986. Each week, Bill sold fresh bananas, banana plants and fresh Hawaiian Mo Bettah honey.

The Hilo Farmers Market would like to wish Bill well and thank him for his dedication and all the fond memories.

If you were a customer and friend of Bill and would like to wish him the best, he can be reached at (808)967-7785.

Hopper's Art & Art Uprising, Kid Day

Hopper's Art & Art Uprising, Kid Day
Bring the keiki's for a day of art fun! This is an ongoing event at the Hopper's Art & Art Uprising booth and is FREE to kids of ALL ages. 1-3 pm the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month!

Need directions?
Click here for a map!

The Hilo Farmers Market has a large variety of tropical fruits and vegetables grown right here in the Hawaiian Islands. We have several vendors with certified organic produce too. The list of vendors is always changing, but here are some of the products you can find at the Market this month:

Fruits - Jack Fruit - Longan - Mango - Papaya - Pineapple - Rambutan - Strawberries - White Pineapple

Vegetables - Baby Ginger - Bitter Melon - Bok Choy - Eggplant - Hydroponic Lettuce - Organic Spinach - Sweet Corn - Warabi

Flowers and Plants - Anthuriums - Bonsai Plants - Herbs - Orchids - Protea - Tropical Flowers

Specialty Food Items - Awa Juice/Powder/Root - Coconut Pastries - Fresh Fruit Popsicles - Jelly (Ohia, Lemon) - Peruvian Tamales - Portugese Bread - Local Seafood Delights including ahi, opihi, uhu, dried fish, fish sausage

Crafts and Gift Items - Beads - Bongo Drums - Clothing - Jewelry - Pareos - Puka Shell Anklets - T-shirts - Woodworks

Here's movie star Jason Scott Lee ("Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story", "The Jungle Book") with young shopper Nicole Oka. You never know who you are going to run into at Hilo Farmers Market!

Interested in a stall at Hilo Farmers Market?
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Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Destination Hilo