Ōlelo pa‘a Faith Ogawa encourages everyone to enjoy and support the Farmer’s MarketÉ. The following is a list of Farmer’s Markets on the Big Island, Hawai‘i.

KONA

Kailua Village Farmer’s Market Flowers, produce, macnuts and coffee. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Across from Hale Halawai, Kailua-Kona.

Alii Gardens Marketplace 50 merchants, food for sale, as well. On Alii Drive, 2 miles south of Kailua Bay Pier. Wed.-Sun., 9am-5pm. Info: 334-1381

Keauhou Farmer’s Market Every Saturday, from 8:00AM to noon at Keauhou Shopping Center, fronting Ace Hardware. All products are home grown in Hawaii - fruits, vegetables, flowers, coffee, macadamia nuts & more. Music too!

Kona International Market Tuesday thru Sunday, from 9am to 5pm, at a large new open-air facility built specially for it near HPM in the Old Industrial Area on Luhia St. Flowers, fruits & vegetables, crafts, clothes, ‘ukulele. Many area vendors have relocated here from other farmers markets around town.

Kona Pacific Farmers’ Coop Fridays, 8am-4pm. Fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. Free tours of a macadamia nut and coffee operation. Ph: 328-2411. 82-5810 Napoopoo Rd.

South Kona Fruit Stand Tropical fruits and plants near the old Higashi store, Mon-Sat, 9 am to 6 pm, Sun, “10ish” to 5pm; 84-4770 Mamalahoa Hwy. in Captain Cook. Info: 328-8547.

KA‘U

Na‘alehu Farmer’s Market is held in the parking lot in front of Ace Hardware on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.

VOLCANO

Volcano Farmers Market Produce, flowers and baked goods, from 7-9 a.m. every Sunday at Cooper Center. Info, 967-7209.

PAHOA

Pahoa Village Farmer’s Market Large, covered, outdoor market with fresh fruits and vegetables, clothing, food and coffee booths, music and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday.

Caretakers of Our Land Farmers Market Local produce, plants, flowers, fish and small livestock. 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. every Sat. Sacred Heart Church. Cherie, 965-8963.

Maku‘u Farmer’s Market 8am-2pm. Hawaiian crafts, plants, produce, jewelry, shells, ethnic and recycled clothing, food, records/cds, books. Maku‘u Farmer’s lot, Keaau/Pahoa Hwy. Call 965-1441 for more info.

Swap Meet Every Saturday at Pahoe Plaza

HILO

Rainbow Falls Market Place Hula show, free samples, homegrown and handmade products from island crafters, local farmers and home-based businesses. Mondays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. across from Rainbow Falls. Mike, 933-9173.

Hilo Farmer’s Market Local produce, flowers, plants, baked goods and box lunches. Local arts and crafts. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday. Corner of Kamehameha Ave. & Mamo Street. Keith, 933-1000.

Kinoole Farmers Market 100% Hawai‘i grown products. Sponsored by Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation. Saturdays; 7 a.m. to noon 1990 Kinoole St., Hilo

Panaewa Hawaiian Homestead Farmer’s Market Fresh produce, fish, and treats. 8 am.-5 p.m. every day on the sidewalk in front of the Hilo Walmart. 960-2861/959-0488 (msg.)

Mamo Street MarketOpen 7 days a week, 8am-5pm. Mamo Parking Lot, Hilo.

HONOKA‘A

Downtown Honoka‘a Farmer’s Market Begins at 8 am on Saturdays. Fruits, baked goods and crafts.

WAIMEA

Hawaiian Homesteaders Assn. Farmers Market Produce, flowers, baked goods, potted plants and crafts. 7 a.m.-12 p.m. every Saturday. Kuhio Hale Bldg. 885-5627.

HAWI

“Under the Banyans” Farmer’s Market Saturdays, 7:30 am till 1:00 pm. Fresh produce, seasonal fruit, plants.