Tropical murals emblazon the exterior of this place, but that’s nothing compared to the riot of creativity inside. A rotating array of the work of more…
- Top ChoiceSunshine Arts Gallery
- Top ChoiceBookends
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.
- Top ChoiceLanikai Bath & Body
Locally produced tropically scented lotions and soaps. Anything accented with plumeria is addictive. Great for gifts.
- East Honolulu Clothing Company
The striking, graphic one-color tropical prints on the clothing here are all designed and silk-screened in-house. This company provides many local hula…
- Kailua Shopping Center
A small strip mall with several excellent locally owned shops.
- Fairly's Fine Art
Dreamlike paintings and prints here explore the color, light and grandeur of Hawaii. You can put your vacation fantasy on your wall back home. Lance has…
- 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,…
- Fabric Mart
Colorful Hawaiian-print fabric is for sale at this friendly Windward Coast outlet of Fabric Mart, also to be found in Honolulu and ʻAiea. Make your own…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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…
- 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.
- Fighting Eel
A fashion-savvy import from over the pali in Waikiki and Honolulu. The stylish goods are designed and made on Oʻahu.
Looking for aloha wear? Don’t settle for less than one of the modern designs at the Kailua shop of this Honolulu artist.
- Muse Room
Beachy and grown-up girly styles inspired by dreamy fantasies. The little shop is as cute as Barbie's Dream House.
- Under a Hula Moon
Bring a piece of Hawaii home in the form of island-made or inspired art, jewelry, stationery or home goods.
- Waimanalo Market Co-op
A local cooperative selling everything from art to kitchenware to fruit and vegetables.