A small and independent company, Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company has an orchard along the Hamakua Coast where the very first commercial orchards were planted in Hawaii in 1881. The company is committed to bring only a 100% Hawaiian created product. Their Kona Coffee and macadamia nuts are grown, processed and packed in Hawaii. Even the canisters are made locally.
Their macadamia nuts are always kept fresh using the best possible vacuum-sealed containers. They do not practice the use of insecticides or fungicides in the farming their macadamia nuts. With that in mind, clients are truly assured of not only pure Hawaiian delicacies but also the freshest products.
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Conveniently located in Wailuku, Maui, in the heart of Maui’s tropical fruit belt, Maui Jelly Factory is a family owned company. Also considered to be your one-stop tropical treat shopping center.
It is the home of the finest tropical fruit products, the most exotic condiments and relishes, and excellent candies. All products are satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. From the tropical staple – coconut, the king of the tropical fruit – mango, the undeniably Hawaiian – pineapple, all of these and more are carefully chosen to its optimum quality to create the best treats customers keep coming back for more. No wonder they are recently featured on Food Network.
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In 1997, business partners Steven Mulgrew and Steven Naszvadi founded Mulvadi Corporation. It is their commitment to offer both the local and the tourist markets with superior Hawaiian products at practical prices.
The company has a variety of goods to choose from. They provide 100% Kona Coffee, Hawaiian Macadamia Nuts, Cookies and soon, in the works are island gifts and apparel like Aloha shirts or dresses to have that Hawaiian feel anytime you please.
With more than 500 retail stores throughout Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, California, Nevada, Japan and China, they flourish in making customers happy by giving satisfaction guarantee. If for some reason you are unsatisfied with your products, the company is available to hear about it and even willing for an exchange or a refund.
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Initially from North Carolina, couples Bob Mahalo and Pam Cooper moved to Kona in 1997 to accomplish their long time dream to live where the mountains meet the sea. They first started producing Kona coffee in their 6-acre orchards and now they are engaged in making pure Hawaiian Chocolate.
Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory takes pride of their micro-processing factory, which is the only one in Hawaii that guarantees total quality control from the fields to the final chocolate products. They are the sole and exclusive provider of chocolate grown, harvested, processed, and packaged in Hawaii.
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Chosen as one of the top ten chocolate shops in the USA, Kailua Candy Company has been handmaking premium chocolates for more than 24 years. It is a next generation business managed by Cathy Smoot Barrett and Robin Barrett, originally ran by Jack and Ginney Smoot.
To assure the superior quality of their chocolate, all products are created in small sets and handled with extra care. Their products don’t use any fillers or preservatives, just the finest and freshest ingredients to suit your taste. For the chocolate enthusiasts, they can stop by at their candy kitchen situated in the heart of Kailua-Kona to watch a chocolate demo and sample their great treats too.
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Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate boasts as the preferred chocolate brand of Bill Gates during his wedding. Dalai Lamai also chose it for his very foremost experience of chocolate. Emeril Lagasse, celebrity chef and restaurateur featured Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate on his show in Food Network, “Emeril Live.”
In 1986, Jim Walsh, creator and CEO of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate, aimed to produce the first ever variety chocolate in the world. He succeeded by pursuing the representation of the California wine industry. He went with the selected genetics he had gathered to Hawaii’s environment.
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Big Island Candies strongly believe in “The Art of Giving.” It is their inspiration to work well in making a perfect gift. That’s why each single item in each box is professionally made, meticulously placed and nicely presented.
Located in Hilo, Hawaii, Big Island Candies has been continuously “WOWing” its customers with the finest macadamia nuts and cookies since 1977. From that time on, they keep on introducing new and creative items to add to their already superb roster of chocolate products. All of these are absolutely Hawaii-grown and made with high-grade chocolate.
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Always imitated but never equaled. Even as a boy, Mamouri Takitani, founder of Hawaiian host wanted to become the best ever candy maker. Together with his wife, Aiko, he started experimenting with various types of chocolates. Mixing and perfecting the taste he desired, Takitani started dipping macadamia nuts into his secret mixture of chocolate. Therefore making such a big hit on Maui.
Takitani then moved to Honolulu and bought Ellen Dyes Candies, a local confectioner since 1927, and changed the name to Hawaiian Host. Only equipped with his genius discovery, he was shortly attending orders all over Oahu.
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Since 1952, Hawaiian Sun Products, Inc., a Hawaii based corporation started its first business engagement as a fresh fruit supplier, primarily growing papayas and selling to Hawaii markets.
Although more famous for producing tropical fruit juices and preserves, they are also now offering the well-loved chocolate covered macadamia nuts and other scrumptious food items such as tropical jams and jellies and coconut syrup. They are giving Hawaii Chocolates great new flavors.
Located in Honolulu, Hawaiian Sun continues to make every effort to uphold its distinct and luscious savors of the Hawaiian Islands in all of its products.
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MacFarms of Hawaii is considered to be one of the world’s largest single macadamia nut orchards with close to 4,000 acres located on the South Kona coast of the Big Island, Hawaii. This macadamia nut global leader launched their orchard in 1962. Fifteen years later, in 1977, MacFarms was established and since then, they never failed to satisfy macadamia nut lovers with nothing but pure Hawaiian delicacy.
Furthermore, they also grow, harvest, roast, and package most of their products on the island of Hawaii to give you paradise in every bite. McFarms is the best way to go for an ultimate macadamia nut pleasure.
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