CHOCOLATE LOVERS , rejoice! Hawai‘i is the only U.S. state where CACAO is grown, and on Kaua‘i, you can tour a CHOCOLATE FARM , and then savor island-grown chocolaty goodness.
Located in Kapa‘a, LYDGATE FARM , an 8-acre farm owned by the Lydgate family, off ers FAMILY- FRIENDLY TOURS of its live chocolate tree orchard. On the guided CHOCOLATE FROM BRANCH TO BAR TOUR , guests learn about chocolate varieties, growing cacao trees and harvesting the pod into lovable treats. Visit lydgatefarms.com for details.
GARDEN ISLAND CHOCOLATE , located on the North Shore in Kīlauea, fashions GOURMET HAWAIIAN CHOCOLATE bars using
with Big Island and Garden Island fl avors. For more information, visit gardenislandchocolate.com/ chocolate-tour-tasting.