Top ChoiceBooks in Puʻunene

Old Puʻunene Bookstore

This shack in the middle of a tiny village has been a used-book store since 1913. It’s musty, unique and seriously good value. The selection is wide and it still sells most books for a quarter! Pick up secondhand...

Top ChoiceMarket in Kahului

Maui Swap Meet

Don’t be misled by 'swap meet.’ This outdoor market is neither garage sale nor farmers market but an arts-and-crafts show of the highest order. Scores of white tents, set up behind Maui College, are chock-full of...

Food & Drinks in Kahului

Down to Earth

Open since the '70s, Down to Earth was one of Hawaii's pioneers of organic and vegetarian produce. It feels like an independent Whole Foods, with plenty of baked goods and premade foods to take out or eat in....

Clothing in Wailuku

Cut Market

Pre-loved-clothing boutique, for hip, eco-conscious, upcycled one-of-a-kind creations made in-house. Sometimes has live music for Wailuku First Friday events.

Antiques in Wailuku

Antique Freak

Aladdin's cave of curios and collector's items in various rooms around a converted house. Items are displayed in cabinets, stacked and hanging everywhere. Peruse old tapestries and books, drums, vintage Hawaiian...

Mall in Kahului

Queen Kaʻahumanu Center

Come here for your standard-issue mall stores, several swimwear shops and cellphone carriers. Stop by the 1st floor for a small farmers market on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Kaʻahumanu Movie Theater is located...

Music in Kahului

Bounty Music

Bounty Music

Hawaiian music lovers should step inside for all sorts of ukuleles, from inexpensive imported models to handcrafted masterpieces. Rentals, too. And if you're lucky you might catch some impromptu live music.

Music in Wailuku

Request Music

Pick up some vintage Hawaiiana at this independent record shop selling new and old CDs, DVDs and vinyl, plus posters.

Food & Drinks in Kahului

Whole Foods

Whole Foods carries island-grown produce, fish and beef. Massive salad bar and deli, plus small eating area.