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Farmers Markets on Kauaʻi

Eat Local at Kauaʻi Farmers Markets

Taste-test local flavors weekly with farm-fresh produce grown right here on Kauaʻi 

The variety of organic produce grown on Kauaʻi makes farm-to-table dining options an exquisite experience. However, if you’re looking to browse the Garden Island’s bounty yourself, there is no better place than Kauaʻi’s farmers markets!

Each week, local farmers from across the island travel to offer the best of what’s in season. Picture sipping from a freshly cut coconut while browsing a mix of fruit, vegetables, herbs, locally-made honey, tropical bouquets, crafts and treats; all while enjoying live music in an outdoor market. Paradise? We think so.

Wondering what you might find at one of our farmers markets? Here are some of our most delicious (and unique!) offerings:

Rambutan – In season December & January

Red and “fuzzy” in appearance, this cute fruit closely resembles something you’d find in a Dr. Suess book. Similar to lychee, the rambutan must be cracked open (easiest with your teeth,) to reveal its sweet and delicious interior. The fruit can be compared to a skinned grape…but watch out for the pits!

Apple Bananas – In season year-round

These are exactly what they sound like. Although smaller than your usual Chiquita banana, apple bananas have a mildly sweet and slightly tangy flavor which sets them apart.

Sugarloaf Pineapple – In season year-round

Did you know it takes two years to grow a pineapple? These pineapples are well worth it. The sugarloaf pineapple, or white pineapple is a less acidic version of the traditional pineapple. Its creamy white flesh is less fibrous than your typical yellow pineapple, so much so that you can eat the core!

Breadfruit – July – February

Breadfruit or ʻulu is a staple in Hawaiian diets. From ancient times, this protein-rich superfood has sustained the Hawaiian people, and grown beautifully in our tropical climate. There are many ways to prepare breadfruit, most commonly compared to a potato-like texture. A versatile food, when roasted, it resembles baked bread.  When ripe, you can eat the soft, pudding-like texture like a custard.

Lilikoi – July – December

Lilikoi, or passion fruit, is often found in cocktails, juices, syrups, jams or desserts. The sweet and tangy lilikoi is just as beautiful as it is delicious. Yellow, purple, and shades of orange make this an eye-catching treat to be enjoyed in many different ways.

Dragon Fruit – Late July – October

Dragon fruit, or pitaya – stunningly refreshing! This colorful treat is actually the fruit of a cactus! The bright red exterior of the dragon fruit can be easily cut open to reveal either a red or white flesh with small black seeds. It can be eaten as is with a spoon, cut up, added to a smoothie, or used as a gorgeous drink garnish.

Arugula – Best in the cooler months, but mostly available year-round

Trust us when we say if you haven’t had Hawaiian arugula, it is a totally different experience. Peppery to the point of almost spicy, the fresh arugula you will find at the farmers markets on Kauaʻi will knock your socks off.

Here is where you can explore what’s fresh…

WEEKLY FARMERS MARKETS

MONDAY

  • Keālia Farm Market  3pm – 6pm

2345 Keālia Rd, Kapaʻa

  • Pau Hana Market @ Kukui Grove Mall  3:00 pm – 5:30pm

4303 Nawiliwili Rd, Līhuʻe

TUESDAY

  • Coconut Marketplace  9am – 1pm

4-484 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa

  • Waipā Farmers Market  3pm – 5pm

5-5785A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei

WEDNESDAY

  • Kapaʻa Sunshine Market  3pm – 4:30pm

4-1404 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa

  • Princeville Market @ Makai Club  3pm – 6pm

4180 Lei O Papa Rd, Princeville

  • Kauaʻi Culinary Market @ The Shops at Kukuiʻula  3:30pm – 5:30pm

829 Ala Kalanikaumaka St, Kōloa

THURSDAY

  • Coconut Marketplace  9am – 1pm

4-484 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa

  • Kīlauea Thursdays Market  8am – 1pm

3000 Kīlauea Rd, Kīlauea

  • Hale Puna Farmers’ Market  3:30pm – 5:30pm

9567 Huakai Rd, Waimea

FRIDAY

  • Keālia Farm Market  3pm – 6pm

2345 Keālia Rd, Kapaʻa

SATURDAY

  • Puhi Park Produce  10am – Sold out

3-1850 Kaumauliʻi Hwy, Līhuʻe

  • Anaina Hou Community Park  9am – 12pm

5-2723 Kuhio Hwy, Kīlauea

  • Princeville Market @ Princeville Library  9:30am – 12pm

4343 Emmalani Dr, Princeville

  • Hale Halawai Farmers Market  9:30am – 12pm

5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei

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