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Joe's Nuts

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84-5180 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8411
+1 808-315-8432
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A working mac nut farm

After visiting the Painted Church, Joe's Nuts was just up the road. We got a mini tour of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
San Jose, California
Hours posted online are not reliable

The hours posted online mean nothing. Today was our second attempt to come by only to find it... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Jenny K
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JoesNuts com is on the Best Island of Hawaii! A macadamia farm and tour the 300 trees, eat a nut, check out a chicken and pet a goat! Gourmet macadamia of many variety--the best is the vanilla nuts or the Hot Nuts! We are next to the Painted Church and down the way from City of Refuge where the best swimming and cultural center on the ISLAND! And down the road from the best bee museum! All free to check out, so visit, eat and play! There's also a spot to camp!
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“mac nut” (4 reviews)
84-5180 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8411
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After visiting the Painted Church, Joe's Nuts was just up the road. We got a mini tour of the farms trees, the harvesting and mac nut processing. Of course, we picked up several bags of various mac nut flavors. Since my wife accidentally left her...More

Thank shemmy2
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The hours posted online mean nothing. Today was our second attempt to come by only to find it closed (again.) We double checked the hours online to make sure they were open before we made the 45 min treck today. we understood it was our...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Yurt overnight. It was magic! Bills coffee is the best we have ever had in our lives (and we drink A LOT of coffee!) The farm is incredible, chickens, goats, cats, dogs, geckos, birds, macadamia trees, frogs… This is a not...More

Thank Cate F
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We found Joe's Nuts as we decided to scout around the Captain Cook area. Driving up and down and curving here and there on the hillsides we seen a sign about Joe's nuts. Drawn by the macadamia nut lure we ventured in to find a...More

1  Thank KURT S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Local Mac Nut farm that provides many flavors. My son's favorite is coconut flavored Mac Nuts. Available at many of the local farmers markets. Joe is really friendly.

1  Thank heidivacations
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of mac nuts seem under-cooked, almost soggy. Not Joe's. They are excellent, crisp, lightly salted, perfect. I will stay with the standard roasted and slightly salted. For me, extra flavors, like "coffee", detract rather than add. Maybe some day when I've had my fill...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Bill, of Joe's Nuts is one of the nicest guys you can meet! He can prepare day-picked Mac nuts any way you want them, this is in addition to the types of nuts he already sells. A "Must Visit" if you want great nuts, and...More

Thank RockNHula
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We accidentally found the place just driving on the Painted Church road one day. On our last day we stopped by and enjoyed the brief tour to take a closer look at the Mac trees up close and personal. We had a chance to try...More

1  Thank Krisz009
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Unique experience to visit a macadamia nut farm. Very enjoyable to learn how they shell them. Eating them is the best part. Also make sure to visit the Painted Church while there.

2  Thank Dan D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The boisterous sellers utilizing what they called "shock marketing" do stop potential customers in their tracks with sexually charged innuendo but the nuts are a definite let down. Their centerpiece "hot nuts" are way up there in the scoville department but have no nuance.

Thank Robin B
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