Honolulu

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Haute fashion inspired by both American and Eastern trends make shopping in Honolulu unique and varied. There are also quintessential Hawaiian purchases to make like traditional flower shirts and pineapples.

Shopping in Honolulu

Ala Moana Shopping Center

Department stores Neiman Marcus and Macy’s anchor this upscale mall interspersed with stores like Escada, St. John, Banana Republic, Gap, and M.A.C. Cosmetics.

1450 Ala Moana Blvd., HI, 808-955-9517, www.alamoanacenter.com
Tags: shopping | expensive | designer | clothing

Anne Namba

Local designer who looks west for inspiration, producing gorgeous, one-of-a-kind dresses from vintage kimonos and obis.

324 Kamani St., HI, 808-589-1135, www.annenamba.com
Tags: shopping | moderate | editor pick | clothing

Bailey’s Antiques and Aloha Shirts

No trip to Oahu is complete without shopping for Hawaiian shirts; while some of the better shirts here sell for upwards of $3,000, you can take others home for under $10. Kitschy treasures of vintage Hawaiiana are also on deck.

517 Kapahulu Ave., HI, 808-734-7628, www.alohashirts.com
Tags: family | shopping | things to do | souvenirs | novelty

Cindy’s Lei Shoppe

Locals have been coming to this Chinatown landmark for over four decades to shop from wide variety of leis (at low prices) for special occasions. Cindy will even ship her vivid, fragrant arrangements to the mainland U.S.

1034 Maunakea St., HI, 877-536-0007, www.cindysleishoppe.com
Tags: shopping | great value | local favorite | things to do | souvenirs

Luxury Row at 2100 Kalakaua Avenue

Chanel, Gucci, Tiffany, and Bottega Veneta have set up shop along this fashionable block that’s Waikiki’s answer to Rodeo Drive. Prada, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Hermes, and more are just a stiletto-stroll away.

Waikiki, HI, http://www.luxuryrow.com/language_selection?destination=%3Cfront%3E
Tags: shopping | expensive | designer | clothing

Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry

In 1887, Queen Kapiolani and Princess Liliuokalani (the last Hawaiian monarch) attended Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in England, where the two were presented with gold bracelets upon which their names were cut out and enameled in black. They were so taken with the gifts that upon returning to Hawaii they reproduced such bracelets for the rest of the court. This forged a tradition of commemorating anniversaries, weddings, and birthdays with these handmade keepsakes. For 35 years, engravers of Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry have incorporated symbols of Hawaiian culture, such as the plumeria and hibiscus, into these bracelets.

1130 Bishop St., HI, 808-524-4313, www.rhhj.com
Tags: shopping | smart splurge | things to do | jewelry | crafts

Saturday Farmers’ Market

This weekly market hosted by Kapiolani Community College is a must for locals and visitors alike: Gape at the otherworldly fruits and vegetables on display; pick up local jams and Hawaiian volcanic sea salt; and wash down a lunch of organic cheeseburger and pineapple bread pudding with a homemade ginger ale.

4303 Diamond Head Rd., HI, 808-947-3804, www.kcc.hawaii.edu
Tags: family | shopping | things to do | culture | culinary

Tori Richard

Locally designed tropical duds for men and women guaranteed to put you in an island state of mind.

Several locations, HI, 808-949-5858, www.toririchard.com
Tags: shopping | souvenirs | clothing

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