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Big Island Candies: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A candy factory in Hilo.
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585 Hinano St, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4428
+1 808-961-2199
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Customers are greeted at the door with sample of BIC's shortbread and chocolate and are offered a free sample of Kona Coffee! This store is 1st rate in quality and there are samples of different confectionaries that are made daily. It also has glass windows...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rev Mark J
Reviewed September 9, 2019

If you are ever in Hilo, don't miss stopping by Big Island Candies. Large store to shop in and they have various samples available. We used their products to create our guests wedding favors. Six years later and I still place occasional orders for ourselves...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank smariel
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

You absolutely can not go to the Big Island of Hawaii and not visit the Big Island Candies store!! You would be missing out on some mighty delicious cookies and chocolate. It is fun and interesting to watch the ladies making and dipping the cookies...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tiamudd1992
Reviewed August 20, 2019

When we walked in the door, we were greeted with a tiny sampling cup with a few treats. There was also a small coffee sample area. The store was cutely decorated, and there were treats everywhere. There was also an area where you could watch...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank amyw2012
Reviewed August 5, 2019

On the tour we stopped by Candies Big Island candy company!!!! Inside there was a wealth of candy and nuts and desserts!!! Everyone on our tour bought something. It also provides you with an inner look at a candy factory and how the candies are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gary c
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Even if there’s a flag ship store in Oahu Honolulu it’s not the same as buying it at the actual factory. They give out so much samples it’s really good I always buy all kinds of snacks here to take home and share with family...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jonkuahiwi
Reviewed July 6, 2019

We stayed in Waikoloa but made the drive there which is a wonderful trip. I would recommend that you just take your time. This is not a large place to visit by any means. They wisely give you samples of cookies and a cup of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank RjessMMM
Reviewed June 28, 2019

Visited here as a stop on a shuttle tour. Glad we did. Simply delicious candies made on the premises where you can watch from the gift shop which is also a gem itself. Very helpful, friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank alisone97
Reviewed June 23, 2019

After our tour of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, our bus stopped at Big Island Candies. We rolled our eyes as we exited the bus at the prospect of yet another tourist trap foisted upon us by a well-meaning tour guide. But when we got inside,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tcampbell210
Reviewed June 14, 2019

As soon as you enter, you are greeted with happy customer service representative. You can have samples and coffee. Then the view to see how they make it was like a bonus. I do recommend this place to go. All kinds of different cookies, coffee...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kekoalawakua
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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).