Find tours of Hawaiian cacao farms and chocolate processors.
| Mauna Kea Cacao Website: https://maunakeacacao.com/tour-2/ Island: Hawaii City: Pepeekeo
See how we grow, ferment and dry Hawaii Island’s “Best Cacao” and learn how to produce micro-batch chocolate. Then enjoy the unique experience of tasting Mauna Kea Cacao’s home-made chocolate and comparing it to chocolate made by premier bean-to-bar chocolate makers from our single-estate cacao. Tours are on Thursdays and are located near the Scenic Route about 10 miles north of Hilo. Reserve your tour at maunakeacacao.com/tour-2.
| Garden Island Chocolate Website: http://www.gardenislandchocolate.com/ Island: Kauai City: Kilauea
The chocolate tour and tasting is a three-hour guided educational adventure where you will learn all about the cacao tree and see how chocolate is made from the cacao fruit (cacao pods). Learn about permaculture, sustainable farming and exotic fruits. Chocolate tours and tasting are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. They start at 9:30 AM. Call 808-634-6812 to reserve a space on the next tour. The tour and tasting is open rain or shine.