Wal-Mart: Shopping Heaven
Ah, what doesnt this shop have???Basically it is the american version of Big W and we love it! Lisa and i saw the bright lights of the department store floor and our wallets flew out of our bags before we could catch them.
What to buy: We bought underwear (to replace the stuff our pack less sisters took out in sydney), pj's, trackies, bags and bits of this and that. we could have spent a kajillion hours in that place.
What to pay: depends on what u are buying.
Ala Moana Shopping Center: largest mall in Hawaii
This is the largest mall in Hawaii. There are three stories full of shops and a large food court on the bottom floor. It offers everything any mall would have to offer plus some Hawaii tourist shops to buy souveniers and trinkits of the islands.
What to buy: One thing I liked there was the food court. They had the best giant pretzels I've ever had. If you like giant pretzels or just shopping in general this is the place to go.
STORES ARE EVERY WHERE: SHOPPING IN WAIKIKI
What to buy: MOST STORES IN WAIKIKI SELL BEACH CLOTHING, T-SHIRTS, SHORTS, FLIPFLOPS. BUT AT THE TIP OF WAIKIKI IS THE ALAMOANA SHOPPING CENTER. IT'S 4 STORIES TALL,OPEN AIR MALL. SUPER BEAUTIFUL AND GREAT VIEWS TO THE OCEAN. PRICES RANGE FROM SEARS - MACEYS TO GUCI - FARREGAMO'S. ALAMOANA IS A MUST SEE !!
What to pay: VARIES
ABC Store: ABC Store - good price
Walmart gives the best price though.
ABS Stores are abundant!
different ABS Stores give discounted prices over different items!
good place to buy gifts for friends.
What to buy: aloha shirts or dress,
macadamia nuts and chocolates,
wooden containers in the shape of a turtle or a dolphin,
many things to buy but all are expensive
What to pay: too much...don't go brokeRelated to:
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International Market Place: Good Prices in Hawaii
The International Market Place is THE place to shop for clothes, gifts and almost anything. You can always discuss the prices and if you are looking for Leis, this is the place. You will definitely get the best price here.
What to buy: We bought swim suits, sarongs, leis, shirts, etc.
What to pay: You can get 8 t-shirts for $20. Swim suits for $10 and sarongs for $6 or $7.Related to:
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ABC Stores: Hawaiian Souveniers
ABC stores are all over Hawaii, and have the most reasonable prices of traditional sourveniers. Hilo Hattie's is another place for anything Hawaii, but not so reasonably priced. Also, keep an eye out for the little boutiques....they will usually have more unique items and with a sharp eye, you can usually find something for $10 for yourself or someone special back home.
What to buy: Kona Coffee, kakui nut necklaces, Aloha shirts
At the swap meet you can find just about anything from T-shirts to games to suitcases, jewelry, souvenirs, calendars, lei's, shaved ice mmmm. The swap meet has it all.
What to pay: Although everything is a decent price, bring a decent amount of money.
Hilo Hattie's: Buy your aloha shirt or muumuu.
I love going to Hilo Hattie's. I can find there what I need at reasonable prices. From Aloha shirts, muumuu to coffee, macadamia nuts,you can find everything you need to go back and satisfy everybody.
All the things you need in only one place without searching a long time: Hilo Hattie's.
You have a free trolley ride near big hotels! and they drive you back to your hotel or stop at Ala Moana center or Aloha Tower markerplace .
What to buy: Coffee, macadamia nuts, tee-shirts.
What to pay: $30 to $40.
Kona Inn SHopping Village: Experience The Landmark Kona Inn
As you're walking through Kailua Village, you will encounter a labyrinth of quaint shops. Now a shopping village, the original structure was Kona's first oceanfront hotel.
In the 1980s, the sprawling Kona Inn Shopping Village was built to give central Kailua a convenient shopping complex which now includes over 50 specialty retail shops, restaurants and services.
What to buy: EVERYTHING!Related to:
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Ala Moana Shopping Center
Ala Moana is the largest shopping mall in the Honolulu area, and they have most anything that you would need during your stay in Hawaii....
Name brand imports, American junk food, pharmacy items, clothes, its your typical American style shopping mall...
Easy to get to as this is a major bus hub...Related to:
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The picture says it all: Haircut Sir?
Well I never actually went to the shop but I passed it on the bus when I first arrived in Waikiki. I just had to capture the moment.
What to buy: A hair cut I guess, or maybe a wig. Whatever takes your fancy.
What to pay: You tell me, in fact mail me if you go there. I'd be interestedRelated to:
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Pearl Ridge Mall: Shopping away from Honolulu
Pearl Ridge Mall is a quieter atmosphere than Ala Moana Center, or the shopping centers in Waikiki. Stores don't open until 9:30 or 10:00, so don't show up too early. I don't have a favorite shop there, but my husbands fav store is Sears ... go figure! This is the little hut in the middle of a water cress field just in front of Pearl Ridge, Uptown.
What to buy: Be sure to pick up some local music to take back with you. And what's a trip to Hawaii if you don't have a t-shirt that says you were there?
What to pay: A little cheaper than Waikiki, but still a mall is a mall and you can expect to pay higher than dept store prices. If you're there during any major holiday, keep your eyes open for special sales.
Kalama Village: One stop tourist stop on Maui
Under a large roof, where there are many booths to pick out that special t shirt, jewelry, shot glass, towel, all sorts of junk.Related to:
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Jewelery: Those wonderfull pearls...
You have to perchase something with a Pearl.
Pearls are everywhere. Take a look.
Even if you never liked them before, you will now.
What to buy: Pearls
What to pay: $10-$10000, up to you...Related to:
Shopping at the Hilton Hawaiian Village
Right next to the Hilton Hawaiian Village was an attractive shopping area. Nice place to pick up Alohawear, souvenirs, or a painting of Elizabeth Taylor!
What to buy: Best alohawear and travel prints from the 50s.
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