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Time in Hilo:
May 27, 2020
Re: Covid 19 Market Update to Re-Opening the Market
Dear Vendors and Customers,
Covid cases are currently on the decline in Hawai’i. Let us give thanks that we have all come a long way together doing our part to keep one another and our community safe. Let us continue to practice personal safety procedures as we begin the process to Re-Open the Market.
The Market will Re-Open in 5 stages:
Stage 1: Arts & Crafts Market Vendors who have monthly booths at 91 Punahoa will be allowed to
vend starting Saturday, 5/30/20. 91 Punahoa. Monthly Vendors who CANNOT attend shall notify
management by 12:00pm Friday. 5/29/20.
Stage 2: Arts & Crafts Vendors will be allowed to vend daily starting May 31st (Sunday). Check in
6/2/20 Tuesday 6:00 pm
Stage 3: Daily Farmers Market Produce Vendors to return to their pre-Covid 19 stalls by 6pm, Tuesday, 5/2/20.
Stage 4: Arts & Crafts Vendors who have monthly booths at 57 Mamo will be allowed to vend starting Wednesday, 6/3/20. Monthly Vendors who CANNOT attend shall notify management by 12:00pm Tuesday. 6/2/20
Stage 5: Farmers Market Produce Vendors to return to their pre-Covid 19 stalls Wednesday, 5/3/20.
Monthly Vendors who CANNOT attend shall notify management by 12:00pm Tuesday. 6/2/20.
Vendors are required to follow CDC Guidelines to ensure the safety of other vendors and customers.
-Wearing a mask is required while at market
-Produce / Food Vendors are required to wear gloves
-Maintaining 6’ physical distance between customers and vendors
-If you are sick, stay home
-Provide sanitizer at your vendor booth
-Vendors shall be required to allow management to take vendor’s temperature. Vendors with a confirmed fever shall be isolated and be required to pack up and go home immediately.
New Market Hours
Wednesdays and Saturdays - 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
New EBT/SNAP Sales Office Hours & Location
Wednesday and Saturday - 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
EBT / SNAP Sales Office has moved and is now located at 57 Mamo St., Poke N Sides @ the Hilo
Farmers Market Kitchen (Red Building on the Puna side of Mamo St.)
Mental Health During Covid-19 Event
Children and Adolescent Resources
Hawaii County Emergency Resilience Loans Available
Stay Safe with Aloha!
We pray for the safety of all and for brighter days to come.
Keith De La Cruz
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The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island.
Dragon Kitchen Sushi in the Hilo Farmers Market Indoor Food Court
Pickup and Takeout
Fresh creations by sushi chef, Hiroshi Sawamoto, including brown rice sushi rolls. California, spicy ahi (tuna), ahi avocado and more. Brown rice musubi including, ume, Salmon and tuna salad. Hand rolled sushi (temaki), including Philadelphia, salmon avocado, spicy ahi and more. Located in the Hilo Farmers Market Food Court.
Hawaiian ahi (tuna)
Amano's artificial crab (local brand) and no MSG
Hawaiian sea salt
Maui brand natural Hawaiian washed raw sugar
You can call to place orders at: (808) 386-9153
Delivery With Express Waiters
Monday thru Wednesday, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday - Closed
Friday thru Saturday - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday - Closed
Big Island Fresh, Big Island Best!
We were included in an article from MSN.com. Mahalo for everyone's support!
25 THINGS TO DO IN HILO, BIG ISLAND (Hilo Farmers Market Rated #6)
USA TODAY - 5 Best Things to Do in Hilo
Hilo Farmers Market is rated #35, in the Daily Meal’s “101 Best Farmers Markets in America for 2015.”
Hilo Farmers Market is listed in the “5 Best Things to Do in Hilo” by USA Today - Travel Tips
Hilo Farmers Market Ranked #1 by Huffington Post as Top U.S. Farmers Market Every Food Lover Should Visit
Hilo Farmers Market Ranked as one of the top destinations for “Go Green, Local Style on the Big Island” by Sara Benson of Gogobot.com
MOTHER EARTH NEWS has named Hilo one of its eight 2012 "Great Places You've (Maybe) Never Heard Of." The best part – the Hilo Farmer's Market is included in the story as one of the reasons why Hilo is so great!
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The Hilo Farmers Market has a large variety of tropical fruits and vegetables grown right here in the Hawaiian Islands. We have several vendors with certified organic produce too. The list of vendors is always changing, but here are some of the products you can find at the Market this month:
- Jack Fruit - Longan
- Mango - Papaya
- Pineapple - Rambutan
- White Pineapple
- Baby Ginger - Bitter Melon
- Bok Choy - Eggplant
- Hydroponic Lettuce
- Organic Spinach
- Sweet Corn - Warabi
Flowers and Plants
- Anthuriums - Bonsai Plants
- Herbs - Orchids
- Protea - Tropical Flowers
Specialty Food Items
- Awa Juice/Powder/Root
- Coconut Pastries
- Fresh Fruit Popsicles
- Jelly (Ohia, Lemon)
- Peruvian Tamales
- Portugese Bread
- Local Seafood Delights including ahi, opihi, uhu, dried fish, fish sausage
Crafts and Gift Items
- Beads - Bongo Drums
- Clothing - Jewelry
- Pareos - Puka Shell Anklets
- T-shirts - Woodworks
Here's movie star Jason Scott Lee ("Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story", "The Jungle Book") with young shopper Nicole Oka. You never know who you are going to run into at Hilo Farmers Market!
Interested in a stall at Hilo Farmers Market?
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