Must-see shopping in Windward Coast

  • Top Choice
    Sunshine Arts Gallery

    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 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.

  • Top Choice
    Lanikai 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…

  • 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.

  • Manuhealiʻi

    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.