Market Specials: 5 Popular Farmers Markets on O‘ahu

Here are some specialty items exclusive to each market organized by the Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation.
KCC Market
PHOTO: LEAH FRIEL

 

KCC Farmers Market

Saturdays, 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Big Island abalone, grown by Kowa Premium Foods in Kona, is served fresh, cooked and hibachi-style.

 

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Mililani Farmers Market

Sundays, 8 to 11 a.m.

The family that ran Shinsato Farm in Waimānalo now serves pork dishes, plate lunches and fresh local pork (raw) in one-pound packages. All the pork is from 2 Lady Farmers in Wai‘anae.

 

KCC Night Market

Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Vida Farms, a relatively new quarter-acre farm in Waimānalo, sells local produce—kale, beans, radishes, arugula—flowers and fire-roasted pizzas using veggies from the farm.

 

Honolulu Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m.

Get locally raised, pastured, ready-to-cook island chicken from J. Ludovico Farm on the North Shore. It also sells Thai ginger, bananas and honey.

 

Kailua Farmers Market

Thursdays, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

New to the market, ‘Ai Manuahi Farm in Kahalu‘u serves hand-pounded pa‘i‘ai, kalo patties and fried pa‘i‘ai.

 

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