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One + One = Two Good: Our NEW Two-In-One Shortbread Series

Here at Big Island Candies, our line of Signature Shortbreads has evolved over the decades to include everything from our original Macadamia Nut Shortbread and Milk Chocolate Dipped Macadamia Nut Shortbread to Coconut, Lemon, Pineapple, Taro, Guava Macadamia Nut, and many others. Our newest creative confection, the Two-In-One Shortbread, combines two of our most popular […]

Fun, Festive, Fab: Big Island Candies Collabs with Apparel and Lifestyle Brand Eden in Love!

At Big Island Candies, everything we produce must look good, taste good, and bring happiness to others. Hawaii-based apparel and lifestyle brand Eden in Love shares a similar philosophy: to design products that make people happy. Therefore, it only seems natural that our brands would team up to create something special—and super-cute! Established in 2005, […]

Delicious Adornment: Make Your Own Big Island Candies’ Cookie Lei! A Handcrafted Gift for the Graduate!

There’s a longstanding custom here in Hawai`i of giving a lovely lei to a graduate on their graduation day. Whether it’s a high-school or college, preschool, kindergarten, or eighth-grade graduation, or really just about any event where congratulations for a job well done are in order, rows of lei are likely to adorn the recipient’s […]

Tropical. Phenomenal. NEW Guava Macadamia Nut Shortbread Assorted Combo

guava macadamia nut shortbread
Spring—one of the most refreshing times of the year. And with the launch of Big Island Candies’ NEW Guava Macadamia Nut Shortbread Assorted Combo, that will certainly ring true.  The Guava Macadamia Nut Shortbread features a deep, rich, distinctive tropical pink hue. At first bite, it’s fragrant and refreshing, unmistakably guava. Along with this iconic […]