Oahu Farmers Markets
Oahu farmers markets are sprouting up everywhere offering fresh produce and homemade treats with local flavor. Here are ten shopping stops worth making.
Kailua Farmers Market
609 Kailua Rd., Located in parking lot by Longs
Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kailua Elementary School
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kailua has two farmer’s markets during the week. Whether you decide to visit its larger market on Thursdays in front of Whole Foods or its smaller, but still charming Sunday morning market at Kailua elementary school, both feature some of the best local products the island has to offer.
Pearlridge Farmers Market
Pearlridge Center, Pearlridge Uptown next to Macy’s
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
You’ll find vendors from the West side here who showcase sweet treats like mochi (Japanese sweet rice cakes) and trendy tropical infused lemonades.
KCC Farmers Market
Kapiolani Community College 4303 Diamond Head Rd.
Saturdays, 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Located in the parking lot of Kapiolani Community College, this large sprawl of local vendors is like an outdoor shopping mall for the foodie and many make this their hotspot for Saturday brunch.
Honolulu Farmers Market
777 Ward Ave.
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you’re in the area to watch a show at the Neil Blaisdell Center on a Wednesday evening, this is the place to go to grab something fast, fresh and flavorful.
Ala Moana Center Farmers Market
Mall Level 2, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Sundays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A recent addition to the Oahu Farmers Market scene, Ala Moana Center’s weekly farmers market is located on the mall’s second level, fronting Genki Sushi. Featuring more than 20 local vendors selling Hawaii-grown produce, Hawaii-made products, baked goods, prepared foods and more.
Haleiwa Farmers Market
Beautiful Waimea Valley 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy
Thursdays, 2:00-6:00 pm
It’s worth the drive to North Shore for the views alone, but you won’t be disappointed by the market’s array of locally grown produce and handmade crafts located at Waimea Valley.
Kakaako Farmers Market at Ward Village
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Conveniently situated in the Ward Gateway Center, next to Ross Dress for Less, you can sample seasonal produce, devour local dishes while listening to live music, and then go shopping after.
King’s Village Farmers Market
131 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
If you don’t have a lot of time, but are in Waikiki and searching for something delectable before you head to the beach, check out this small, but bountiful market.
Waialua Farmers Market
Waialua Sugar Mill, 67-106 Kealohanui St.
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12 Noon
For a casual country experience, head out to the Old Waialua Sugar Mill on a Saturday to pick up North Shore goodies, affordable produce and while you’re here check out the historical mill and North Shore Soap Factory.
Manoa Farmers Market
2851 E Manoa Rd, Honolulu
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, 7:00 am – 11:00 am
If you’re hiking up Manoa Falls, stop by this small community market to peruse an array of tropical fruits and vegetables.
Kekaulike Farmers Market
Located in the heart of China Town at Kekaulike St. between N. King St. and N. Hotel Street.
Mondays to Saturdays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This Chinatown location is perfect for bargain hunters and adventurous foodies looking for fresh meats, seafood, and Asian produce.
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