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Hawaiian Vanilla Company

Hawaiian Vanilla is the second most expensive spice in the world. The Hawaiian Vanilla Company is the only commercial grower of vanilla in the United States. Join owner, Jim Reddekopp, for a one-of-a-kind experience! Let him guide you on an hour-long agricultural and culinary journey as he tours you through the production of the Mill, farm and Vanillery. He will talk about the specifics of growing an industry and the many challenges and victories along the way. Truly inspirational! Finish your time with Jim by enjoying a sampling of goodies from the Vanilla Kitchen.

(808) 776-1771 vanillakitchen@aol.com

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World Botanical Gardens and Waterfalls

We now proudly exhibit the largest variety of plants in the State of Hawaii with more than 5,000 species. The 300 acre Gardens are located 16 miles north of Hilo.The northern border is the Umauma River which feeds the triple-tiered Umauma waterfalls with its cascading 300 foot drop.

View the beautiful spectacular 360-degree vistas and sweeping ocean views and walk the peaceful nature trail that winds through the rain forest. You'll see hundreds of wild orchids and a colorful Rainbow Walk which includes 100 species of Bromeliads, Mango trees, Guava, Pineapple, Banana, Breadfruit and much, much more.

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Hamakua Artisan Farms

Hamakua coast has long been active agricultural region on the big island of Hawaii. Come visit three working family farms and experience three unique local flavors.

Join the farmers and learn about how artisan honey, green tea and coffee are made. Hear about sustainable approaches to farming and innovative business philosophies.

You can choose to visit all three farms or just one or two separately. We are small family farms and have many things happening. Our crops do not go by calender or weekday schedule. We may not be able to host you during busy harvesting time so please make sure to reserve your spot before your visit day.
(808) 775-1000 info@hawaiianartisanfarms.com

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