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Let’s be serious, no vacation is complete before hitting the best local stores in the area. We’re not talking just about souvenirs, but specialized stores with sports memorabilia, farmer’s markets, outlets, shopping centers, and high-end boutiques to satisfy every budget and need.

The area is thriving with local stores and national chains, all within driving distance. Take a look at the options around you and visit them all!
Ala Moana Center
Ala Moana Center

(808) 946-2811

1450 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814   Directions Website

Ala Moana Center is a unique shopping experience that showcases the beautiful Hawaiian landscape and offers shoppers a fantastic mix of upscale and exclusive shops. As the largest open-air shopping center in the world, Ala Moana center attracts more than 56 million people each year.

You'll find a unique blend of shopping, entertainment and dining in more than 290 stores and restaurants at Ala Moana.

Department stores include Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Sears, and Nordstrom. Designer stores vie for attention from shoppers. All the top names are here: Bvlgari, Prada, Dior, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, Hermes, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Ferragamo and Mui Mui.

The food court rivals the top restaurants in the area, offering visitors their choice of cuisines from around the globe.

Aloha Tower Marketplace
Aloha Tower Marketplace

(808) 535-9377

1 Aloha Tower Dr
Honolulu, HI 96813   Directions Website

The Aloha Tower Marketplace is a shopping oasis on the oceanfront of Honolulu, where shoppers can enjoy ocean breezes and sightseeing, as cruise ships dock a few feet away.

The Marketplace boasts 75 shops, services and restaurants. It was completed in 1994 when ares of downtown were selected for commercial revitalization. The result is a unique shopping experience on beautiful Honolulu Harbor.

Many of the shops at Aloha Tower are locally owned and reflect the casual Hawaiian lifestyle. Explore Ann's Fashion, Hibiscus Collection, Aloha Candles, Hawaiian 'Ukulele Company and Island Vintage Coffee Company. Don Ho's Island Grill is extremely popular with locals, and it features live entertainment nearly every evening.

The Aloha Tower frequently stages workshops and activities, like a Poker Tournament or Free 'Ukulele Lessons.

International Market Place
International Market Place

(808) 971-2080

2330 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815   Directions Website

Experience the island tradition of the International Market Place, a trade hub with shops, carts and stands within an open-air setting in the heart of Waikiki. More than 130 vendors hawk their wares under a canopy of banyan trees. They'll trade stories about their craft and even take a picture of you by one of the cascading waterfalls at the marketplace.

Stores here include Aloha Motion Jewelry, Carol & Aeja Gift Shop, Aloha Apparel, Kamehameha Candles and Anna's Gifts.

The scents of local and international cuisine fill the air from the many food stalls, where chefs cook to order and you can always get a true taste of the Islands.

Enjoy restaurants like Blue Water Shrimp, Choi's Kitchen, Greek Grill and Java Flow.

Kahala Mall
Kahala Mall

(808) 732-7736

4211 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816   Directions Website

The Kahala Mall brings favorite shops and local flavor together in air-conditioned comfort, for a shopping experience you won't find anywhere else on the Island.

More than 90 stores await, with choices like bold accessories, the latest fashions and Hawaiian style items.

Shop at stores like Banana Republic, In My Closet, Jeans Warehouse, Sunglass Hut and Barnes & Noble, Macy's and The Apple Store.

Dining options include Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Chili's, California Pizza Kitchen and more.

An all-new 8-screen movie theatrer opened in 1995.

Pearlridge Center
Pearlridge Center

(808) 488-0981

98-1005 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701   Directions Website

Pearlidge Center is home to two shopping centers connected by a special monorail, which shoppers use exclusively to travel back and forth between the two sections of stores. The shopping complex truly offers something for everyone. Major stores located here include Macy's, Inspiration Furniture, Sears and Toys R Us.

Among the more than 170 stores, you'll find Charlotte Russe, Hawaiian Island Creations, Ann Taylor, Wet Seal, Papaya Clothing Company, Vans and Local Motion.

The first section of the center, called Pearlridge Uptown, opened in 1972. An expansion in 1976 created Pearlridge Downtown. A watercress farm is located between the two centers, giving visitors a scenic view from above as they take the monorail back and forth.

Because the shopping complex is so large, Pearlidge Center provides plenty of choices for food or entertainment, including two food courts, 12 full-service restaurants, a miniature golf course, two arcades and 16 theaters.

Prince Kuhio Plaza
Prince Kuhio Plaza

(808) 959-3555

111 E Puainako St
Hilo, HI 96720   Directions Website

Prince Kuhio Plaza is the largest enclosed shopping center on the main island of Hawaii, featuring several popular department stores, unique specialty stores, Hawaiian-themed shops, and a 9-screen movie theater. The main building of Prince Kuhio Plaza houses a Sears, Macy's Women's, and Macy's Men's, Children and Home.

The Prince Kuhio Stadium Cinemas is a nine-screen movie theater that shows the latest releases in comfortable, stadium-style seating.

Smaller standalone stores on the perimeter of the Plaza include Long's Drugs, Safeway, Blockbuster Video, and Hilo Hatties.

The 510,000 square feet of shopping space includes popular shopping destinations like Pacific Sunwear, Gamestop, Hawaiian Jewelry Store, Hot Topic, Jeans Warehouse, Kitty n Frendz and Yi Qin's Gifts.

If you're in the mood for a snack or meal, check out the many food and drink options like McDonalds, Arby's, IHOP, Maui Tacos, KFC, Jamba Juice or Starbucks.

Royal Hawaiian Center
Royal Hawaiian Center

(808) 922-2299

2201 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815   Directions Website

You'll feel like an Island king or queen at the Royal Hawaiian Center, with its a collection of luxury stores, familiar favorites and delectable dining options.

Four levels of open-air shopping will transport you to retail paradise. The store selection doesn't disappoint: There's 7 For all Mankind, Apple Store, bebe, Bvlgari, Cartier, Fendi, Ferrari, Herme's, Hilo Hattie, Juicy Couture, kate spade, LeSportsac, Marciano, Rolex Kaimana Kea, Royal Hawaiian Shooting Club, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tourneau and so many more.

In the center of it all is The Royal Grove, a 30,000-square-foot landscaped garden inspired by Waikiki's Helumoa coconut grove, which famously had more than 10,000 coconut trees at one time.

The Royal Grove buzzes with activity both day and night, including live music, hula and culture classes, Hawaiian storytelling and dance.

If you're in the mood to sample cuisine from around the Pacific (along with a few mainland favorites), check out these dining choices at the Royal Hawaiian Center: Beijing Chinese Restaurant, Doraku Sushi, Okonomiyaki Chibo, Paradiso Seafood and Grill, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Senor Frog's Restaurant & Bar, Villa Paradiso, Wolfgang's Steakhouse and The Cheesecake Factory.

Windward Mall
Windward Mall

(808) 235-1143

46-056 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI 96744   Directions Website

Windward Mall is your one-stop place for shopping, playing, watching a movie or grabbing a bite to eat. The mall features more than 100 stores with a special mix of national brands, Hawaiian retailers and specialty shops

The main stores are Sears, Macy's and Borders Books. Other retailers include 808 Bounce, Airbrush Hawaii, Cathedral Gift Shop, Champs Sports, Claire's Accessories, Sanrio, Spencer Gifts, Thinker Toys and Local Motion.

Near the food court, you can catch a movie at the 6-screen theater. Or if the kids are in an energetic mood, you can play a round at the Glow Putt Mini Golf Course or explore "Hokule'a Voyage of Discovery," an indoor children's soft-play area.

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