Must-see shopping in Kailua

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    Top Choice

    This fabulous and small indie bookshop has a great selection of used and new books, including a lot of Hawaiiana. Staff are great with recommendations.

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    Top Choice
    Lanikai Bath & Body

    Locally produced tropically scented lotions and soaps. Anything accented with plumeria is addictive. Great for gifts.

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    Manoa Chocolate

    Expensive but utterly delicious handmade chocolate gets processed from cacao bean to foil-wrapped bar inside this workshop. Sample the goat's-milk,…

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    Aliʻi Antiques II

    Search the stacks (and more stacks) and you may find a treasure among the mishmash of Hawaiiana and junk – a vintage postcard or print, a feather lei or…

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    Coconut Grove Music

    Great guitar shop carrying name-brand ukuleles – including Kamaka, handmade in Honolulu – and vintage ukes from the early 20th century. Upstairs on…

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    Kailua Town Center

    This large shopping mall has national retailers and big-box chains. The former Macy's location is being redeveloped into a large center for local cafes…

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    Sand People

    Beachy Hawaiian-style home accents, tote bags, souvenirs and gifts. Part of a local chain. Sand Kids, with goodies for children, is right next door.

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    Fighting Eel

    A fashion-savvy import from over the pali in Waikiki and Honolulu. The stylish goods are designed and made on Oʻahu.

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    Looking for aloha wear? Don’t settle for less than one of the modern designs at the Kailua shop of this Honolulu artist.

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    Muse Room

    Beachy and grown-up girly styles inspired by dreamy fantasies. The little shop is as cute as Barbie's Dream House.

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    Under a Hula Moon

    Bring a piece of Hawaii home in the form of island-made or inspired art, jewelry, stationery or home goods.