For Immediate Release
Kristen “KT” Thario
(Waimea, Hawaii Island – Saturday, March 9th, 2019) – Big Island Grown Dispensaries (B.I.G.),
one of two medical cannabis companies on the Big Island, announced today they will open their
Waimea location tomorrow, March 9th, 2019. This B.I.G. retail location will function as a satellite
“We are opening this satellite location in Waimea to provide easier access to medicine for our
patients on the north part of the island.” said Dylan Shropshire, Chief Executive Officer. “One of
our main services at this location, will be to fulfill online pre-orders. Patients can place orders via
our website and will receive a text message when orders are ready for pick up in the store.”
This opening weekend, the Waimea location will offer several different flower strains, topicals
and rosin flower extract. We have also expanded our “mix and match” program to include
quarters, half ounces, and ounces, which will allow patients to sample new strains at the most
affordable price by picking up to multiple strains within each weight category for the weight
discounted pricing. Our goal is to always provide patients with the best possible in store
experience.” said Shropshire.
Both the Hilo and Waimea location will be open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm Monday through
Saturday and 10am to 3pm on Sundays.
The first location opened on January 16 in the Lehua Center in Hilo. The second location is
located in the Malama Pono Center in Waimea. B.I.G. is working diligently with the County and
State to open their final location in the Brewers Block in Kona. All patients and caregivers will be
required to show a valid government ID and valid 329 card to gain entry.
About Big Island Grown Dispensaries
Big Island Grown Dispensaries is a Big Island based medical cannabis provider. Our focus is on
providing the highest quality cannabis medicine patients can depend on, and healthcare
providers can have confidence in their patients consuming. We are absolutely dedicated to
providing an exceptional patient experience.