Top Choice Art in Kaneʻohe Bay Area

Gyotaku by Naoki

You'll probably have seen Naoki's magnificent gyotaku (Japanese-style fish prints) all over Oʻahu in galleries, restaurants and bars, but there's nothing like watching him print up a freshly caught fish in his own s…
Top Choice Clothing in Waikiki

Bailey's Antiques & Aloha Shirts

Bailey’s has, without a doubt, the finest aloha-shirt collection on Oʻahu, possibly the world! Racks are crammed with thousands of collector-worthy vintage aloha shirts in every conceivable color and style, from 192…
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…
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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…
Top Choice Music in Haleʻiwa

Ukulele Site

The North Shore's top ukulele store, this place also has a top online site and ships all over the world. Head to the store to see and try out a mind-boggling array of ukuleles. As good as it gets for ukulele fanatic…
Top Choice Cosmetics in Waikiki

Malie Organics

Beauty oils, creams, perfumes and more are sold in this shop that looks as good as it smells. Everything is locally made from organic and natural ingredients, mostly derived from native Hawaiian plants and flowers.
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Kailua

Madre Chocolate

Aficionados will be wowed by these award-winning Hawaiian-made boutique chocolates infused with island flavors: coconut and caramelized ginger, passion fruit, kiawe-smoked sea salt. Based in Kailua.