Hawaiian Vanilla Company

Visit Our Farm


It is our pleasure to be reopening our doors SO SOON (After being cooped up on this [albeit beautiful] mountain for the last three months, we can't wait to see your faces)! Come join us for a tour, a fresh sandwich or a glass of lemonade -- Summer is upon us and we couldn't be happier.

Gift Shop

From June 1st on, our gift shop will be open Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm. Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive to pick up your vanilla essentials!

Farm Tour

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11Am and 1 Pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Reservations required.

Price is $25 for Adults, $15 for Children ages 4-15, free for Children 3 and under!

An educational experience for all ages-- Includes a welcome beverage of Vanilla Lemonade, Vanilla Ice Tea, or Vanilla Jimmy Boy, dessert and tour of the farm tour.

Event is outdoors. Tour operates rain or shine (Our farm is located in a rainforest!) Please bring comfortable walking shoes, an umbrella or rain coat

Sweet Shop & Cafe Menu

Open June 1st on, Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm

We've added some new items to our menu! Our sweet shop menu regulars of Bread Pudding, Brownies, Ice Cream, Milkshakes and drinks, are joined by delicious sandwiches, salads, and weekly hot specials! (As our dining room is currently closed, all items will be served to-go.)

Garden Tour

Free 15 minute guided walk through our garden, a brief overview of vanilla growing and cultivation, and a tutorial on how to make your own extract.

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 Monday through Friday.

Walk is outside. Does not leave the Mill site.


From the Kohala Coast Resorts / Kona

Drive time from the Kohala Coast – 1 Hour, Kona 1 1/2 Hours

Drive northeast to Waimea taking Highway 19 east through town towards Honoka’a, noticing the mile markers on the side of the road. Turn right after mile marker 37 onto Pohakea Road. Climb three miles staying to your right . We are the bright yellow building on the left.

Directions From Hilo:

Drive time from Hilo – 45 Minutes:

Take Highway 19 North towards Honokaa noticing the mile markers on the side of the road. Just past mile marker #36, slow down and make a sharp left onto Pohakea Road.

Directions From Pohakea Road:

Follow Pohakea Road for about 3 miles, then bear right at the first junction. You are now on Paauilo Mauka Road. Travel through a small grove of trees, then cross over the bridge and drive past the Shell gas pump. The bright yellow Vanilla Mill is located another 100 yards further on your left.