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Big Island Candies’ “Hop into Easter” Contest Rules

Promotion Description. This promotion is sponsored by Big Island Candies. The promotion begins Monday, April 8, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. H.S.T., and runs through Sunday, April 14, 2019. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. H.S.T. on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Employees and immediate family members of employees of Big Island Candies, and participating companies and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.

How to Enter. Beginning April 8, 2019, using a computer, tablet or smartphone, log on to and click on the Follow button, if you have not already been following Big Island Candies on Instagram. Click on the April 8 post; in the comments section, post your answer to the question; tag as many of your Instagram friends as you’d like, so they can enter too. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. H.S.T., Sunday, April 14, 2019 in order to qualify. All entries become the property of the Sponsor, and Sponsor reserves the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor, telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction). The authorized account holder of the Instagram address submitted at time of entry, who answers the question, and tags an Instagram friend(s), will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such Instagram account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the Instagram address associated with a winning entry. Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s). Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by the authorized account holder of an Instagram address shall be determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

Prize. An “Easter Basket” of goodies (some staff favorites) will be awarded to one authorized account holder of an Instagram address. (Random-drawing winner to be announced the week of April 15, 2019.) Only one prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder. 

We reserve the right to substitute items of a similar value in our specialty assortments.

Eligibility. Contest is open to residents of Hawaii, Alaska, the Continental U.S., and Japan, who are 18 years or older.

How the Prize is Awarded. Winner will be notified in a post on Big Island Candies’ Instagram page. Winner will also be contacted via Instagram Direct Message, in order to obtain information details, such as, but not limited to, winner’s name and mailing address.

Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Winner will receive the prize, to be sent to a mailing address, as designated by the winner. Must be sent to a valid address in Hawaii, Alaska, the Continental U.S., or Japan. Verification that the prize was mailed may be available through Big Island Candies. Once the prize has been mailed, Big Island Candies is not responsible for and theft, damage or condition of prize received. Winner will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature. Big Island Candies will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner will receive a Form 1099 from Big Island Candies if Big Island Candies reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service. Prize may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration. Winner agrees to the use of his or her name, Instagram address, and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, winner acknowledges that Big Island Candies and all other venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast the winner's name, Instagram address, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

Limitation on Liability. By entering this promotion, each entrant (and any tagged Instagram Friend) forever discharges and releases Sponsor, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

Sponsor's Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by Big Island Candies. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by Big Island Candies are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's web site, or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion.  

Name (Instagram Address) of Contest Winner. To see the announcement of the winner, go to An Instagram post the week of April 15, 2019 will feature the winner.