Hanalei Bay & the North Shore shopping

Top Choice Vintage in Hanalei

Yellowfish Trading Company

This irresistibly upbeat gallery offers a mix of true vintage and vintage-inspired art, handicrafts, books and much more. It’s the vintage stuff that’s the true gold, with midcentury glassware; 1950s-era Hawaiian gu…
Top Choice Art in Hanalei

Havaiki

Tucked at the back of the Hanalei Center and flagged by fascinating outdoor displays, this wonderful shop sells superb handcrafted Polynesian and Oceanic artifacts, including exquisite Niihau shell leis priced up to…
Top Choice Musical Instruments in Hanalei

Hanalei Strings

This long-established, always welcoming shop channels two passions: music and knitting. Alongside a wide range of guitars and ukuleles from concert size to tenor and beyond, it sticks George Formby songbooks and the…
Top Choice Arts in Kilauea

Kong Lung Trading

Attractively laid out in a beautifully restored stone building that dates from 1877, this Asian-inspired art and clothing boutique sells a wide array of artful tchotchkes (trinkets), silken clothing and aloha wear. …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kilauea

Banana Patch Studio

This Kilauea outpost of the Hanapepe original is an artist-owned gallery selling colorful, appealing ceramic tiles and dishware, almost all designed by the owner and painted by her Hanapepe artisan crew. The lei kit…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kilauea

Island Soap & Candle Works

The pick of several such shops on Kaua‘i, in enlarged new premises but still making its soap in-house. Botanical lotions, body butters, bath oils and creamy shampoos and conditioners to make the folks back home envi…
Toys in Princeville

Magic Dragon

Stuffed toys and kites, board games and playing cards, remote-control choppers and matchbox-style cars – put it all together and you have one of Princeville’s most distinctive shops. It also has a nice arts supply c…
Outdoor Equipment in Hanalei

Hanalei Surf Company

Surf is the name of the game in this store, which stocks all the gear any surfer girl or beach boy might need for riding waves, including boards, along with good-value water shoes and equipment rental. Its Backdoor …
Chocolate in Hanalei

Chocolat Hanalei

The aroma alone is enough to lure you into this compact chocolatier linked with a farm in nearby Wainiha Valley and filled with treats. Specialty confections include surfboard-shaped caramels, dark chocolate turtles…
Clothing in Hanalei

On The Road To Hanalei

Vibrant batik-print dresses and pareus (Tahitian sarongs), handcrafted silver jewelry and Japanese cracked-glaze tableware are just a few of the treasures inside this rustic wooden-floored shop, which unquestionably…