Farmers Markets in Kona

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The two most popular farmers markets in the Kona area are the Kona farmers market in central Kona and the South Kona Green market in Captain Cook. There are however many more farmers markets in and near Kona that you can visit:

You will find information on the following 7 farmers markets in the Kona and south Kona district on this page:

See our list of all farmers markets on the Big Island for an overview of all local farmers markets.

The Kona Farmers Market

The Kona Farmers Market is a large market located in the heart of Kona close to Kailua Bay. You can find plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers and hand-made local arts and crafts. This is a good place to stock up on healthy snacks (apple bananas or lilikoi are very handy to pack) for a day trip or to buy gifts to take home.

Kona Downtown Farmers Market
Produce for sale on the Kona Farmers Market. Photo credits|Photo Credits: Becky Berry on Flickr

Directions and opening hours

The Kona farmers market is located on Ali’i drive just south of Kailua Bay in the heart of Kailua Kona. It is  open Wednesdays through Sundays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

You can find more information on the unofficial website of the Kona Farmers Market.

The Pure Kona  Green Market

The Pure Kona green market Market (formerly known as the South Kona green market) is committed to sustainability, natural practices, and working with the earth to produce quality food and art for our local community.  Stop by to get their weekly produce,  enjoy a meal, and stay for the day.

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The sunday Pure Kona Green Market. Image credit: the Pure Kona Green Market website.

For a more thorough review we recommend this report by Sonia Martinez for the Hawai’i homegrown food network.

Directions and opening hours

This farmers market is an all local farmers and artists market held at the Amy Greenwell Botanical Gardens at 82-6188 Mamalahoa Highway at mile marker 110, just across from the Manago hotel in Captain Cook . Market days are every Sunday between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. You can find their website here.

Kona Sunset Farmers Market

  • Directions: 74-5465 Kamakaeha Avenue. Makalapua Center – In front of K-Mart, Kailua-Kona 
  • Market days: Wednesday from 2:00 PM until dark
  • More information: directions and more info on the Kona farmers market

Alii Garden Market Place

  • Directions: 75-6129 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona
  • Market days: Wednesday – Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • More information: directions and pictures of the Alii garden marketplace.

Ho’oulu Community Farmers Market

  • Directions: Sheraton Kona Resort and spa at Keauhou bay: 78-128 Ehukai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI. 96740
  • Market days: Every Wednesday between 09:00 AM and 2:00 PM
  • More information: Directions and pictures of the Ho’oulu community farmers market

Keauhou Farmers Market

  • Directions: Keauhou Shopping Center, fronting Ace Hardware. 78-6831 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740-2440
  • Market days: Saturdays between 8:00 AM and 12 PM (noon)
  • More information: more information, pictures and directions for the Keauhou farmers market

South Kona Fruit Stand

  • Directions: Near the old Higashi Store, between mile marker 103 &104. 84-4770 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook
  • Market days: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM,  Sunday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • More information: more information, pictures and directions for the South Kona fruit stand

Farmers markets on other parts of the Big Island

You can find farmers markets all over the island. Because most markets are only open one or two days of the week visiting them requires some preparation. You can find more information directions and opening days on the larger farmers markets here: