Where to Shop in Honolulu
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
1050 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
It might be the middle of the City, and it might be at the major concert hall in Honolulu, but Wednesday evenings are typically reserved for the Ward (aka Honolulu) Farmers Market. Tents go up, and local food vendors and farmers display their...
41-999 Mahiku Pl, Waimanalo, HI 96795, USA
One of the blessings of Hawaii is the sheer variety of fruits both locals and visitors can enjoy. Though rambutan is from Southeast Asia, it has become a regular fruit item in local markets. Typically, when you visit any local market or farmers'...
1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
The Aloha Tower is an iconic and historic landmark in Hawaii. Built to show the Aloha spirit to Honolulu in 1926 and to house the Harbor Master’s traffic control center for Honolulu Harbor, the tower still stands to serve those initiatives. The...
59-720 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712, USA
To find out the latest surf gossip, head to the Pupukea location of this grocery chain. Girls call it Dudeland because it’s where surfer guys hang out. —Hoku Haiku 59-720 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa, (808) 638-8081. This appeared in the June/July...
99 Salt Lake Blvd, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
Nothing beats a good find at the flea market. And who can resist a stall filled with sweet scents, especially witha name like Filthy Farm Girl. Handmade on the Big Island from all-natural ingredients, these soaps, lotions, and lip balms come in...
96818, 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
The ABC Stores on Honolulu's every corner actually aren't a bad place to pick up inexpensive gifts for loved ones back home. But true bargain-hunters will want to make the 20-minute drive from Waikiki to the Aloha Stadium swap meet, held every...
330 Royal Hawaiian Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
You don't have to be at an airpot to go duty-free shopping. Always beautifully decorated, duty-free T Galleria carries such major brands as Burberry, Tumi, and Michael Kors. You'll find everything from clothing and accessories to wine and premium...
1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
Several traditional shopping malls dot Oahu including Ala Moana Center. Across from the Ala Moana Beach Park, it's easy to spend a day shopping and sunbathing! The open air walkways and tropical shops indicate shoppers are in Hawaii, but most...
2522 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
There's really "no worries" if you leave anything at home when you come to Hawaii. ABC Stores have nearly everything a traveler could want, plus every sort of Hawaii souvenir you can think of. Not only are the stores well-stocked, but they're...
2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
The Hilton Hawaiian Village has built a little kingdom associated with the resort property on the beach in Waikiki. Pools, restaurants, shops, a beautiful beach, and well maintained landscapes allow guests to meander seamlessly from one activity...
98-1005 Moanalua Rd, Aiea, HI 96701, USA
The only monorail in Hawaii goes to the mall. Actually, Pearlridge is only the second largest shopping mall on Oaha (Ala Moana is bigger). There are three mall areas in the complex that includes five major department stores and a multitude of...
49 Kihapai St, Kailua, HI 96734, USA
The minute I opened the door to Oliver in Kailua, I said to myself: "If I had a boyfriend right now, he would be spoiled with gifts from this place." The quaint quarters betray the well organized and perfectly matched assortment of items in this...
1515 Wilder Ave, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
At first glance the small little market open on Thursday evenings at St. Clements Parish in the Makiki neighborhood of Honolulu does not seem like much to stop for. However, I often took friends there or pointed them in that directions for a...
4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA
Get the total Oahu vibe of this most-visited Hawaiian Island just as the locals do. After two years of living "on island," snorkeling at North Shore, shopping at farmers' markets, getting hammered at Buzz’s and partying in Chinatown, here's the...
925 Maunakea St # C2, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA
Once a week I allocate $3.65 for my favorite lychee bubble tea. The frozen beverage with black tapioca pearls tastes so delicious on a hot day. And, I also found that it provides a great deal of headache relief. The mom and pops store is run by a...
Kapiolani Park Beach, Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis, HI 96815, USA
The Hawaiian Islands are made up of many more cultural groups than Hawaiian Islanders and white settlers. Located between Asia and North America, the blend of cultures is much different than the other 49 States. Every time I host guests in ...
2330 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
This elegant mall bridges glitzy Kalakaua Avenue and up-and-coming Kuhio Avenue. Its heart: a treehouse in an enormous Indian banyan tree. The tree was planted around 1850 and briefly owned by Queen Emma; at one point, one of its tree houses...
4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA
If you visit Kahala Mall, you might come across this statue of Jack Lord. Known for his role as Steve McGarrett on the original Hawaii Five-O. The mall is a traditional shopping center with department stores and shops on the edge of Kahala's high...
Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI, USA
In Honolulu it seems like any reason is a fantastic reason to have a parade on Oahu. Traffic is held up and diverted all over Waikiki's slim peninsula, and the streets are flooded with brilliant colors and the sounds of marching bands. The...
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