As soon as you arrive on Maui you’ll be in awe of the colorful roadside fruit stands and Maui farmers markets. Selling everything from dragonfruit to local homemade crafts, they make for such a fun activity any day of the week! Join us as we take you around Maui Hawaii and share our 7 favorite farmer markets!
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Maui Farmers Markets vs Maui Fruit Stands
Maui Farmers Markets: Most Maui farmers markets are only open on certain days of the week. Some are small while others feature a range of stands where locals come to sell their products.
Maui Fruit Stands: Small farm stands are typically in front of someone’s home and selling fruit from their land. You’ll also find local home goods such as warm Maui banana bread.
*Double-check the dates and times of the Maui Farmers Markets as they are subject to change.
What to Look For at Farmers Markets in Maui Hawaii
Fresh Fruit: Local Maui fruits include Mangos, Bananas, Pineapple, Starfruit, Guava, and more!
Banana & Mango Bread: Keep an eye out for the famous warm loaves of bread on the side of the road.
Veggies: A number of delicious and fresh veggies can be found at the Farmers Markets in Maui.
Coconut Brittle & Ice Cream: Nothing beats coconut ice cream on a hot Maui day! Also, keep an eye out for the tasty coconut brittle.
Acai Bowls: These fruity bowls are one of our favorite healthy things to eat at the Maui Farmers Markets.
Souvenirs & Gifts: Bring something home for your family and friends!
1. Upcountry Farmer’s Market
Location: 55 Kiopaa St, Makawao, HI 96768
Schedule: Saturday 7-11 am
This weekly Maui Farmers Market is one of the largest on the island. Here they sell literally everything from hot coffee to fresh herbs and full meals.
Set in a massive lot, the rows of stands are sure to keep you busy. Whether you’re stocking up on fruits and veggies or simply looking to grab lunch, this is one of the best farmers markets in Maui Hawaii.
Another thing that makes this market unique is that it is located in an area known as upcountry. If you’re visiting the island on a Saturday you can combine this popular Maui Farmers Market with a trip to the lavender gardens, Maui Winery, Kula Botanical Gardens, or Haleakala National Park.
2. Olowalu Maui Farmers Market & Juice Stand
Location: 737 HI-30, Lahaina, HI 96761
Schedule: Tues-Sat 10-4pm
When driving out to the beautiful coastal town of Lahaina you’ll pass a pop-up market on side of the road. This is one of the smallest Maui Farmers Markets, but certainly worth a visit! The tented market sells all the traditional favorites like Maui Gold pineapples, local jams, and spices.
Directly next to the small Maui Farmers market is the Olowalu Juice Stand which always has a line! Looking for something sweet? Head to the small building at the far side of the lot named Leoda’s Kitchen and Pie Shop. We highly recommend the Chocolate Macadamia and Banana Cream pies.
3. Farmers Market Maui Kihei
Location: 61 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753
Schedule: Mon-Thurs 7am to 4pm & Fri-Sat 7am-5pm
Just outside of Kihei town across from the beach is the cute Kihei Farmers Market. This is the perfect quick stop while passing by the area. We grabbed some dragon fruit, a fresh-cut pineapple, and an acai bowl for lunch!
It will be hard not to notice the MASSIVE line in the parking lot next door Ululani’s. This is where you can try Maui shaved ice! If it’s your first time getting it try one of the classic tropical combos. Also, stop into Sugar Beach Bake Shop next door for a local malasada fried donut.
4. Kula Country Farms
Location: 6240 Kula Hwy, Kula, HI 96790
Schedule: Mon – Sat 9am-4pm
Located in upcountry, this large farm and Maui fruit stand has many great seasonal products. The scenic view of the area is amazing and just around the corner from the lavender gardens, Maui Winery, & Kula Botanical Gardens.
5. Iao Valley Maui Fruit Stand
Location: IAO Valley Road
On the drive out to Iao Valley is a small Maui fruit stand on the right side of the road. What will catch your attention first is the bright red sign that says banana bread! The family-run stand also sells coconuts and fruit, but the banana bread is the real treat.
Don’t worry if you can’t see it when walking up. The bread is kept in a small box wrapped in cloth to stay warm. We bought a whole loaf for $7 and it certainly lived up to the hype!
6. Road to Hana
We spent an amazing day on Road to Hana and couldn’t believe all the roadside stands and farmers markets. One of our top tips for driving the Road to Hana is to bring small bills to buy snacks and treats along the drive.
So what kind of treats will you pass on your drive? Fruit stands and homemade banana bread are plentiful. However, we also saw coconut brittle, flowers, coffee, and so much more! Make sure not to save your food stops for the drive back. Some stands sell out or are only open for the morning rush!
7. Yee’s Orchard & Fruit Stand
Location: 1165 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753
Schedule: Daily 11am-5pm Closed Mon & Friday
The first time we passed this small roadside Maui fruit stand we immediately did a U-turn! Yee’s Orchard is such a fun spot to visit for any tropical fruit lover.
The woman was happy to help select the best mangos that are ready to eat. While the mangos are the star of the show at this farmers market in Maui Hawaii, the mango bread is also worth trying, too!
Have any questions on farmers markets in Maui Hawaii or want to share your own experiences? Leave us a comment below!
Brigitte & Jake
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Where to Stay in Maui Hawaii
For a complete look at the island check out Where to Stay in Maui: 4 Top Areas With Hotel Picks
Ultra Luxury – Four Seasons Resort Maui – Wailea – Known as one of the most elite hotels on Maui, the Four Seasons has three swimming pools, 5-star service, and is just steps from the beach.
Fun Vacation – Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort – Wailea – This modern, upscale hotel is packed with swimming pools and ocean views.
Bed & Breakfast –Maui What a Wonderful World Bed & Breakfast – Wailea – Get all the local charm you can handle at this unique bed and breakfast. Awesome location that will provide a homey welcome to the island.
Aparthotel – Napili Sunset Beach Front Resort – Lahaina – Great for travelers looking to have a little more space and a kitchen.
Hostel Life – Hakuna Matata Maui Hostel – Lahaina – Walking distance to the town center, this hostel is set in a beautiful garden. Hakuna Matata also offers free bikes and is close to the beach.
Remote Resort – Hana Maui Resort A Destination by Hyatt – Hana – Located in the far remote part of the island along the road to Hana. Amazing resort by Hyatt offering seclusion and luxury.
For more places to stay in Maui you can explore the latest prices here!
Hawaii Travel Planning
Rental Car: Hands down the best way to explore Maui Hawaii is with a rental car! We used Discover Cars to explore the island. Just make sure to book in advance because there are limited cars on the island in the high season!
Travel Insurance: Never travel abroad (if you’re traveling to Hawaii from outside the USA) without protection. We’ve been using SafetyWing for the last few years on the road and they are there when we need them.
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