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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 […]

Sakura Flowers Flourish in the Aloha State

Splashes of pink primp up the verdant landscape as delicate cherry blossom buds awaken to articulate their ornate beauty. Each spring, passersby who relish the transient bloom of the sakura are partaking in hanami (flower viewing), but rather than doing this at Hirosaki Castle Park or Shinjuku Gyoen in Japan, they are doing it right […]