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Top Choice Antiques in Honolulu

Tin Can Mailman

If you’re a big fan of vintage tiki wares and 20th-century Hawaiiana books, you’ll fall in love with this little Chinatown antiques shop. Thoughtfully collected treasures include jewelry and ukuleles, silk aloha shi…
Top Choice Books in Honolulu

Native Books/Nā Mea Hawaii

So much more than just a bookstore stocking Hawaiiana tomes, CDs and DVDs, this cultural gathering spot also sells beautiful silk-screened fabrics, koa-wood bowls, Hawaiian quilts, fish-hook jewelry and hula supplie…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Honolulu

Cindy's Lei Shoppe

At this inviting little shop, a Chinatown landmark, you can watch aunties craft flower lei made of orchids, plumeria, twining maile, lantern ʻilima (flowering ground-cover) and ginger for all occasions. Several othe…
Top Choice Music in Honolulu

Kamaka Hawaii

Kamaka specializes in gorgeous handcrafted ukuleles made on Oʻahu since 1916 (they've just topped 100 years!), with prices starting at around $1000. Call ahead for free 30-minute factory tours, usually starting at 1…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Honolulu

Honolulu Museum of Art Shop

The shop at the Honolulu Museum of Art provides an opportunity to purchase pieces of Hawaiian art and craft and to benefit the local community, as all proceeds directly support the museum's programs. On offer are pu…
Mall in Honolulu

Ala Moana Center

This open-air shopping mall and its nearly 340-plus department stores and mostly chain stores could compete on an international runway with some of Asia’s famous megamalls. A handful of Hawaii specialty shops are th…
Food in Honolulu

Wholesale Unlimited

This place will knock your socks off if you are into crack seed, dried fruit, dried veggies, Japanese sembei (rice crackers), dried seafood, cookies, jerky, taro chips, sauces, seasonings, nuts, jams, jellies, candi…
Food in Honolulu

Honolulu Cookie Company

In the Makai Market Food Court on the 1st floor of the Ala Moana Shopping Center, this place can cater to all your cookie needs, be they immediate cravings or beautifully packaged souvenirs to take home. Everything …
Market in Honolulu

Marukai Market Place

This supermarket has daily fresh market and grocery. For the average tourist, a visit here is more like sightseeing for food and a good introduction to Hawaiian and Asian dishes and ingredients, from local produce t…
Arts & Crafts in Honolulu

Hawaiian Quilt Collection

Quilting was introduced to Hawaii in 1820 when the first missionaries arrived and taught it to Hawaiian women who had previously worked with tapa cloth. It has remained popular to this day, blending Hawaiian and Ame…