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Top Choice Music in Kapaʻa

Larry's Music

This high-quality uke dealer offers starters for less than $100 and vintage and high-end ukes costing $1000 to $5000. All come with the manufacturer’s warranty. Ask about ukuleles and expect a warm and thorough resp…
Top Choice Clothing in Kapaʻa

Shipwrecked

Adjacent to Java Kai, the best clothing shop on the Eastside offers stylish casual and beachwear from mainland-, Australian- and London-based designers like Passenger and Vuori for men, and Joa Brown, Boys and Arrow…
Top Choice Antiques in Wailua

Pagoda

A terrific antique treasure chest selling antique Japanese hand-blown glass fishing buoys that continually wash up on Kauai's shore, vintage Japanese kimonos and tea sets, rice sacks and all manner of furniture. The…
Art in Kapaʻa

Aloha Images

The oldest art gallery on the island is arguably its best, especially when it comes to highly regarded fine artists – folks such as Steven Valiere, who is local and traffics in fanciful large-format canvases, and Ti…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kapaʻa

Kiko

It deals in 'simple goods' including beach and shoulder bags crafted from upcycled rice sacks, saris and plastic bags; a carefully curated book table; some beautiful driftwood fish sculptures; and toys and books for…
Art in Waipouli

Ambrose's Kapuna Surf Gallery

Don’t miss the chance to meet longtime artist-surfer-philosopher Ambrose Curry. Originally from California, he has lived on Kauaʻi since 1968 and is also an artist and board shaper. You will love rambling around his…
Wine in Waipouli

Nani Moon Meadery & Tasting Room

Nani Moon makes and pours tropical honey wine, which is arguably the oldest alcoholic beverage on earth – humans have been drinking it for 6000 years or more. It crafts a half dozen flavors of mead using only locall…
Clothing in Kapaʻa

Hula Girl

This family-run shop is a standout for contemporary Hawaiian clothing and gifts – shirts, dresses, jewelry, souvenirs and more, but also for fabulous reproductions of popular Aloha prints from the 1940s and 1950s. L…
Clothing in Waipouli

Marta's Boat

This unique boutique delights ‘princesses of all ages’ with original block and screen prints on silks and other soft and flowing fabrics, and some funky, fab jewelry. We especially loved her hand-knitted quilts for …
Fashion & Accessories in Kapaʻa

a.ell atelier

This is the Kauaʻi branch of this Portland-based fashion boutique with boho flavor. It offers dresses and gowns of varying elegance, the best of which are under the India Ella label and are made from upcycled Indian…