Windward Coast shopping

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 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.
Top Choice Books in Kailua


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; there are 'beach books' for $1 to $4.
Top Choice Cosmetics in Kailua

Lanikai Bath & Body

Locally produced tropically scented lotions and soaps. Anything accented with plumeria is addictive. Great for gifts.
Art in Punaluʻu

Kim Taylor Reece Gallery

Reece's sepia-toned photographs of traditional Hawaiian hula kahiko (traditional hula) dancers in motion are widely recognized, but it's his images of Kalaupapa, a place of exile on Molokaʻi, that haunt. The artist'…
Food in Kailua

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, Hawaiian-sea-salt, pineapple or chili-pepper flavors. These tasty …
Clothing in Waimanalo

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 schools with their costumes. There's plenty of local artwork to…
Clothing in Kailua

Lily Lotus

Outfit for the yoga lifestyle with breathable and organic clothing from a local Honolulu designer. You can also buy mats, jewelry and accessories by Lily and other makers.
Clothing in Kailua

Fighting Eel

A fashion-savvy import from over the pali in Waikiki and Honolulu. Stylish goods are designed and made on Oʻahu.
Clothing in Kailua


Looking for aloha wear? Don’t settle for less than one of the modern designs at the Kailua shop of this Honolulu artist.