The Purdy Macadamia Nut Plantation


About The Purdy Macadamia Nut Plantation


Take a step back into old Hawaii and have a taste of what it was like living in the plantation days of the Aloha State with a visit to The Purdy Macadamia Nut Plantation. The owners of this 5-acre mac nut plantation on Molokai are devoted to sharing their love for growing one of the world’s most demanded nuts.


The Purdy Macadamia Nut Plantation was first started in the 1920′s on Hawaiian homestead land on the island of Molokai. With around 50 trees and a lot of love, the plantation has grown while being passed down through the family’s generations.

Today, Tuddie & Kammy Purdy love to delight visitors to the island with an entertaining and educational look at Hawaiian traditions and farming in paradise.

The Macadamia nut is originally native to Australia, and was brought to the islands in 1882. These days, Macadamia nuts are one of Hawaii’s biggest crops!

Facts & Trivia

  • Island: Molokai
  • Duration: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Amenities: Restrooms, snacks, photo opportunities.
  • Insider Tip: Make sure you take a good swing when cracking Macadamia nuts on the plantation, they're the world's strongest nut!
  • Fun Fact: Roughly 90 percent of the world's Macadamia nuts are grown with aloha in Hawaii.
  • What to Expect: Macadamia nut history, delicious samples, Macadamia nut recipes, and a feel for what its like to live the simple life in Hawaii.