1. KCC Farmers Market
KCC Farmers Market hosts Honolulu’s biggest farmers market every Saturday 7:30-11am, along with a much smaller version on Tuesdays 4-7pm. Held at Kapiolani Community College in Diamond Head, this weekend event showcases 50+ vendors and draws a huge crowd. You can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, dine on a variety of prepared foods, and score only-in-Hawaiʻi delicacies. It’s also a great place to meet and mingle with Oʻahu’s local farmers.
2. Kakaʻako Farmers Market
Kakaʻako Farmers Market sets up at 1050 Ala Moana Boulevard on Saturdays 8am-12 Noon. Nestled in one of Honolulu’s busiest shopping districts, this Ward Village event features farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, freshly-caught fish, and lots of fantastic food stalls. It’s a great place to pick up locally grown ingredients or grab a bite to eat before shopping at the surrounding retail shops. Highlights include Hawaiʻi-made artisan pasta.
3. Honolulu Farmers Market
Honolulu Farmers Market is held at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center every Wednesday 4-7pm. It’s a favorite among locals with business folk swinging by after work to pick up groceries and families coming to enjoy a dinner picnic on the lawn. Highlights include Vietnamese cuisine, fresh cherry tomatoes and Asian vegetables, every kind of musubi (a popular sushi snack) imaginable, and a variety of sweet treats made with local breadfruit flour.
4. Waikīkī Specialty Farmers Market
Waikiki Specialty Farmers Market is held on the school lawn at Jefferson Elementary School every Saturday 8am-2pm. This market is a small cluster of pop-up tents selling local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, plants, prepared foods, and made in Hawaiʻi products. It’s within walking distance to most guest accommodations in Waikīkī, making it convenient for holiday-makers to head down on a Saturday morning to pick up a few things.
5. Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace is a regular open-air flea market operated since 1979 at Hawaiʻi’s largest sports venue, Aloha Stadium. With 400+ vendors, crafters, and artists from around the world, this is an international shopping adventure. Find great bargains across a wide selection of products including clothing, accessories, fine jewelry, vintage antiques, Hawaiʻi-inspired souvenirs, local snacks, farm stands, and pre-packaged foods.