Best things to do on Maui: Visit ONO Farms

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ONO Organic Farms of Maui is a family-owned and operated, certified organic, hand-picked, tropical fruit, coffee and cacao farm located along the "Road to Hana". The southeastern slopes of the Haleakala volcano, in the Kipahulu District of East Maui offer a uniquely verdant and isolated environment that is ideal for growing exotic tropical fruit, coffee, and chocolate.

The Ono Farm Roadside Market in Hana Town is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their roadside market in Hana Town (next to the gas station). You will have the opportunity to taste seasonal, fresh organic produce before you buy. Check out their variety of jams, jellies, coffee, and chocolate beans available for purchase as well!

The Ono Farms Exotic Tropical Fruit Tasting Adventure takes about 90 minutes, and includes samples of ten to twelve in-season fruits, home grown coffee, and home grown and roasted chocolate beans. Tours take place every Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Same day reservations may be available if reserved prior to 12:30 p.m. HST.

After arriving from your north shore drive along the scenic, breathtaking, world-famous "Road to Hana," begin your tour of ONO Organic Farms with refreshing samples of delicious ("ono" in Hawaiian) exotic tropical fruit, Arabica estate coffee and chocolate. Then, stroll through a lush forest of spectacular fruit trees that are growing where previously there was pasture.

When you tour ONO Organic Farms, you'll be surrounded by abiu, avocado, apple banana, ice cream banana, Cuban red banana, mountain apple, rose apple, star apple, star fruit, cacao (chocolate), cinnamon, durian, strawberry papaya, low-acid white pineapple, lychee, mango, breadfruit, jackfruit, red sweetsop, soursop, coffee, white and chocolate sapote, pink and white pomelo, pomegranate, egg fruit, kumquat, sweet lilikoi (passion fruit), rambutan, tamarind, tangelo, tangerine, gourmet guava, oranges, and more.

ONO Organic Farms rests on the slopes of an ancient volcano, so please wear shoes suitable for hiking.