Honolulu, a city in Hawaii holds several farmers’ markets that supply locally grown and hand made products from local family farms to the local residents and beyond Honolulu boundaries.
The farmers’ markets in Honolulu have proven to be the gate way to economic development by bringing together people from within and beyond Hawaii hence promoting locally-grown produce.
I believe by listing down the top farmers’ markets in Honolulu with a brief description of each will help you make the right decision on which one to visit depending on proximity and what is on offer.
See for yourself how much different markets in Honolulu have to offer.
1. Honolulu Farmers Market – locally grown produce
Honolulu Farmers Market is produced and sponsored by Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation (H. F. B. F), with a focus on promoting 100% locally-grown produce.
This market features over 30 vendors every week including local family farms, street food vendors, and food artisans.
Visit Honolulu Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4p.m.-7 p.m.at the Neal Blaisdell Center’s parking area and enjoy lots of tropical fruits, Asian specialty and other veggies, local honey and honey products, pasture-raised beef, fresh specialty butters as well as cheeses from a local dairy.
Additionally, at Honolulu Market you get to find seaweeds and abalone from local aquaculture farms, artisan baked goods, orchids and other tropical ornamentals.
Expect also to find Hawaiian food, gourmet plate lunches, bentos, Kona and Ka’u coffee, and good vibes are also what you.
Honolulu Farmers Market is without doubt the best place to be.
2. Ala Moana Farmers Market – Locally grown produce
Ala Moana Farmers Market recently opened up at Ala Moana Center in Honolulu.
Now it’s even easier for Honolulu residents to conveniently get fresh locally grown fruit and vegetables.
The Ala Moana market is especially convenient for the residents that live close by in many of the Kakaako condo towers.
The market is open on Sundays from 9am to 12pm, and features local music to make the Sunday morning experience even better.
The Ala Moana Farmers Market is located on the 2nd floor Mauka parking lot across from Genki Sushi.
At Ala Moana market, there is plenty of fruits, vegetables, bread, flowers, honey, nursery plants as well as other locally grown and hand made products.
Welcome to Ala Moana Farmers Market for locally grown produce!
3. Makiki Farmers Market – Fresh produce, farm products
At first glance the small little Makiki Farmers Market open on Thursday evenings at St. Clements Parish in the Makiki neighborhood of Honolulu does not seem like much to stop for.
The variety of food is great with Thai food, Hawaiian fare, fish tacos, pies, crepes of all flavors, fruits and veggies to round out a healthy meal.
The people are friendly, tables are set up to enjoy your food there or you can take it home for later.
Either way, the Makiki Farmers Market is a great option to easily grab dinner on a Thursday evening.
Each Thursday afternoon from 4:30p to 7:30p, St. Clement’s hosts a local farmers market in the parking lot.
Fresh produce and farm products are for sale as well as a variety of food vendors available on site for an easy and inexpensive evening meal.
Tables and chairs are provided for sit-down dining and a chance to meet and talk story with our friends and neighbors.
Check out what Makiki Farmers Market has to offer at their website and their Agrimarketadvisor page.
4. Kakaako Farmers Market – Shop fresh – Shop local
The Kakaako Farmers Market brings delicious fresh ingredients to one of Honolulu’s hippest neighborhoods.
Located in Ward Warehouse the Kakaako Farmers Market offers a great balance of fruits, vegetables, and food products.
Let the smell of delicious fresh food and great live music lure you in while the friendly vendors show you what they have to offer.
Some vendors include MAO Organic Farms from Waianae, featuring bags of leafy greens, radishes, and other freshly harvested Hawaiian produce.
Feeling like a bite to eat? Stop by Pacifico Pizza for a wood fired pizza, you can really taste the fresh ingredients and love that go into these pizzas.
Have a sweet tooth? Check out Baker Dudes for Sweet Bread, Scones, or my favorite, their Danishes. They also offer fresh baked savory breads and a wide variety of Biscotti.
Looking for something to sip on while you shop?
Stop by JugoLife and try one of their refreshing cold pressed juices with flavors like watermelon, pineapple, strawberry, fennel, and lemon.
These are just some of the amazing and delicious things you can find at the Kakaako Farmers Market.
So if you’re looking for something fun to do this Saturday, check out the Kakaako Farmers Market!
Saturdays 8am-12pm at Ward Warehouse
5. Mahiku Farmers Market – Quality farm fresh products
Mahiku Farmers Market invites you to experience the variety of fresh and unique products offered by local farmers, growers, artisans, and food purveyors.
Listed below are some of the reasons for this as well as some of the goals of the Mahiku Farmers Market:
- Farmers Markets provide a connection to farm and country life.
- The market provides an opportunity for the customer to talk directly with the farmer who produced the food.
- Additionally, the market supports small family farms whose continued existence depends on selling directly to the consumer.
- Providing community access to fresh from the farm produce is also part of our goals.
- Farmers Markets provide an open-air market where people meet to visit with friends and neighbors.
- Creating a new income opportunity for area growers and craftspeople stands within the markets goals.
- To offer consumers high-quality farm-fresh products and local craft work at a convenient location.
- Finally, strengthening ties within our community.
Go to Mahiku Farmers Market for quality farm fresh products.
6. Kings Village Farmers Market – For Local Specialties
Kings Village Farmers Market is a small scale farmers market that takes place four times a week at King’s Village in Waikiki.
Therefore, any tourist who is visiting Waikiki for a short time has a chance to taste some local specialties here.
King’s Village is located in the heart of Waikiki, one street off of the main street, Kalakaua Avenue behind the Hyatt Waikiki.
Kings Village Farmers Market is a small colorful village full of retail stores and casual diners.
It’s easy to spot the colorful and fun décor when you walk by.
It even becomes more vibrant when the sun goes down due to the the neon lights, which gives the feeling of almost being in an amusement park.
Kings Village Farmers Market is held four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 4:00pm to 9:00pm.
This farmer’s village started off just once or twice a week, but with high popularity, it now takes place 4 times a week.
Kings Village Market is more intimate as compared to other farmers markets like KCC Farmers Market.
Even though it is smaller, it is in the heart of Waikiki, and very accessible for tourists staying here.
Kings Village Farmers Market is the home for local specialties
7. KCC Farmers Market – Eat and shop local
KCC Farmers Market is one of the top-rated farmer’s markets in Honolulu and is unique in that it features local Hawaii foods and products.
It’s a great prelude to a Diamond Head hike and is a great start for any Saturday morning.
Expect to find locally grown coffee, produce, tropical fruits, ready-to-eat food, plants, products, souvenirs and much more from KCC Farmers Market.
Don’t miss it! Saturdays only from 7:30am -11am only.
Come down to the market and meet the farmers, food producers and innovators that are turning trend into a way of life.
Browse, taste and go home with the best fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Purchase top quality beef, aqua cultured seafood, baked goods, hand-made pasta, local honey, coffee and so much more!
KCC Farmers Market is a true farmers’ market in which farmers and food producers are in attendance to tell you about their products, how they grow them and how to prepare them.
Feel free to stroll through the different aisles of locally-grown fruits, vegetables and plants and see the abundance our island has to offer.
Visit KCC Farmers Market and treat yourself to some delicious snacks.
Being a farmer, buyer or producer of any farm product, it is always important to have knowledge on farmers’ markets near you.
This helps you save time as well as offers a cost effective way to sell on retail and improves profitability in farming.
Check out for other farmers markets around the world at Agrimarketadvisor.