Compiled by Lehia Apana & Rachel Lewis | Photography by Nina Kuna
West Maui Farmers’ Markets
FARMERS MARKET MAUI
3636 L. Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Honokōwai
Grocery & deli: Daily, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Outdoor market: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 7-11 a.m.
This all-vegetarian market and grocery offers a bounty of raw and vegan goodies, plus fruit-filled acai bowls and guacamole that disappear from its shelves daily. Ships pineapples to the mainland.
LAUNIUPOKO FARMER’S MARKET
Corner of Kai Hele Ku St. & Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Lahaina
Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon
Steps away from one of Maui’s most popular beaches, this neighborhood market offers fresh produce, coconut candy and jams. Its green smoothies and coconut water (served straight from the coconut) are always top sellers.
South Maui Farmers’ Markets
FARMERS MARKET OF MAUI
61 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Stock up on locally grown produce, or dig into your choice of baked goods, dried fruit, salsas, dips and fresh flowers.
LIPOA STREET FARMERS MARKET
95 Lipoa St., Kihei
357-4564 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
This weekly pop-up market is a south-side favorite, offering 100 percent locally grown produce and food items.
Central Maui Farmers’ Markets
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
275 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave., Kahului
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The mall’s center court transforms into an open-air market, selling exotic and locally grown gems like daikon, okra and taro. Treat your sweet tooth with Filipino desserts like bibingka and cascaron.
Maui Tropical Plantation
1670 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Waikapu
244-4800 | www.kumufarms.com
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Food needn’t travel far to Kumu Farms, where rows of organic herbs, leafy greens and other produce grow just steps away. The farm ships its rare organic and non-GMO papayas to the mainland.
MAUI SWAP MEET
UH-Maui College parking lot
Wahine Pi‘o Ave., Kahului
Saturday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
This Maui tradition offers everything from souvenirs and crafts to plants and baked goods. Arrive early for the best selection of fruits and vegetables. Admission is 50 cents, free for ages 12 and younger.
Upcountry Maui Farmers’ Markets
KULA COUNTRY FARMS
Kula Hwy., Kula, across from Rice Park
878-8381 | www.kulacountryfarmsmaui.com
Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kula’s famous strawberries, onions and corn are the stars of this stand, which boasts some of the finest views of Maui’s central valley. Seasonal events like strawberry picking and a pumpkin patch make this farm stand a destination unto itself.
MAUI NUI FARM
151 Pulehunui Rd., Kula
280-6166 | www.mauinuifarm.com
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Produce goes from the field to your shopping bag at this forty-acre farm, which also offers a selection of fresh flowers. Farm tours available by appointment. Everyone is invited to Family Days from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. every first Saturday and Sunday of the month, featuring music, Thai food and free farm tours. During Family Days, receive 10% off when you bring your Maui Nui Farm reusable bag or a donation for the Maui Food Bank.
UPCOUNTRY FARMERS MARKET
Kulamalu Town Center
55 Kiopa‘a St., Pukalani
Saturday, 7 a.m.-11 a.m.
Come hungry and dig into a tasty selection of prepared foods, then fill your bag with locally grown produce, farm-fresh eggs, flowers, coffee and more.
Maui North Shore Farmers’ Markets
HANA FRESH MARKET
4590 Hana Hwy., Hana
248-7515, ext. 26 | www.hanahealth.org
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Stop by for breakfast or lunch, then fill your bag with fresh organic produce harvested from the adjacent seven-acre farm, a nonprofit that supports the health of the Hana community. Farm tours are available by appointment, and include breakfast.
LA‘A KEA FARM
639 Baldwin Ave., Pa‘ia
Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Shop for good at this organic-produce stand and residential farm community, where every dollar spent benefits the nonprofit La‘a Kea Foundation and its mission to support adults with developmental disabilities.
ONO ORGANIC FARMS
Hana Hwy., Hana
(next to the town’s only gas station)
248-7779 | www.onofarms.com
Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
This fifty-acre organic farm in Kipahulu sells the fruit (and veggies) of its labor at a roadside stand in Hana town, offering produce both familiar and foreign — and some we can barely pronounce. Exotic-fruit-tasting tours available by appointment.