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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Kauai

Ching Young Village

The original mercantile store still stands having withstood the trials of the Great Depression, WWII, and Hurricane Iniki. Today, it is a cheery retail center with boutiques, eateries, and a post office.

5-5190 Kuhio Hwy., HI, 808-826-7222, www.chingyoungvillage.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | boutique | culinary | eclectic

Coconut Marketplace

Sixty shops comprise this open-air complex where you can find resort-wear, jewelry, and collectibles. Find rare Ni‘ihau shell leis at Kauai Gold. Catch the hula show on Wednesdays.

484 Kuhio Hwy., HI, 808-822-3641, www.coconutmarketplace.com
Tags: shopping | moderate | editor pick | smart splurge | jewelry | souvenirs | clothing

Hanapepe Art Fair

Friday nights from 6-9pm, artists and musicians present an open house along the gallery-lined main street of “Kauai’s biggest little town.” Gift shops, a bookstore, and restaurants fill in the spaces between the art collections.

Tags: shopping | expensive | trendy | art

Kong Lung Center

Anchored by century-old housewares shop Kung Long Company, this marketplace offers a variety of stylish specialty stores. Admire handcrafted pottery at Banana Patch Studio; fragrant candles from Island Soap & Candleworks make great space-saving gifts.

Kilauea Lighthouse Rd., HI, 808-828-1822
Tags: shopping | moderate | souvenirs | designer | home | eclectic

Kukui Grove Shopping Center

The island’s largest shopping center, with 60 stores and restaurants anchored by Macy’s, Sears, Longs Drugs, and Star Market. Borders and Home Depot are across the street.

3-2600 Kaumualii Hwy., HI, www.kukuigrovecenter.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | shopping mall | eclectic

Poipu Shopping Village

Trendy boutiques, jewelry stores, and art galleries can be found in this convenient shopping center. Parking is tight, so walk or valet park at one of the fancy restaurants.

2360 Kiahuna Plantation Dr., HI, 808-742-2831, www.poipubeach.org/activities/shopping.html
Tags: shopping | moderate | art | boutique | jewelry | designer | eclectic

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