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16-701 Macadamia Rd, Keaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749-8020
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On the way to the Visitor Center you pass through 3 miles of groves with periodic signs about macadamia nuts. There are 25,000 trees on 15,000 acres.When you arrive you can take a tour to learn more.In the gift shop they offer free samples of...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour wasn't really a tour.......... just a way to get people into their over priced gift shop. We felt like we were tricked by false advertising.

Thank Adventurer643316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not very well setup - tour buses stop here, not sure why? They could use a makeover and something fun for the kids to do other than stare at 2 people boxing up nuts.

Thank j0shhawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts is a must stop on your visit to the Hilo side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Locals stop and shop there regularly, so you know this is a great place to purchase Fresh Macadamia Nuts. You will gain knowledge about...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I am obsessed with macadamia nuts so we decided to make a spur of the moment stop here while in Hilo. The drive going towards the factory was really cool because you drive through the orchard, and could see all the macadamia nut trees. It...More

Thank jmak620
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The "tour" involves just looking into some windows to see inside the factory. When we stopped by, production was shut down so we didn't even see that. We did the "Nature Walk" and tried some macadamia nuts to pass the time, but there are more...More

1  Thank NationalParkHopper
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Sadly, the self guided tour is highly lacking. It takes 5 mins max and the video wasn’t working. It’s neat seeing the trees on the drive in, however, Costco has better prices.

Thank CKP_in_Colorado
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff and the prices are better here than anywhere on the island. Lots of samples to try!!!

Thank Marc T
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This is the facility that processes and packages the famous Mains Loa macadamia nuts, but they don't offer actual "tours.". There are windows for the public to look in on part of the process, but they should not advertise it as a tour. There is...More

2  Thank Irene02_2013
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I would not go out of my way to stop here. The products for sale are cheaper at Wal-Mart than the factory, The folks working the show room are very stingy on the samples and you feel like you are begging to try some Mac...More

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Nelson J
22 April 2018|
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Response from la o | Reviewed this property |
I dont recall the prices being really low....so I am guessing costco or walmart will give you just as good a price...not sure though!
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Okiedriver
13 December 2016|
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Response from Awsomeal | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee. It's a good look around prices on the products are good. And you will end up taking some away . We just. Couldn't decide how many Have fun
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Kerstin-Gigi
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