Hawaii is renowned for its shopping. Whether you're seeking one of the fantastic malls and outlets of Honolulu or the more traditional bazaars and local markets held on the other Hawaiian islands, there is no doubt you'll be impressed. Shopping in Hawaii is also a great way to pick up something to remember your trip by; and if you're looking for anything handmade, there's a good chance you'll actually get to meet the person that made it. Throughout the islands you'll find a number of independent galleries and boutiques and will learn that Hawaii shopping can be a real adventure if you're seeking something a bit different. Honolulu and Waikiki are a mecca for Hawaiian shopping, so to make it a little easier we've compiled the list below of our top picks.
Ala Moana Shopping Centre: The biggest and most extravagant shopping mall of the Hawaiian Islands, Ala Moana's sprawling centre offers something for everyone.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Shops: The cream of the crop when it comes to big budgets and high-end retail, the Hilton Hawaiian understands luxury shopping.
International Marketplace: Combining 100 shops into one contemporary bazaar, this marketplace offers unique goods from all over the world and is the perfect place to pick up souvenirs.
Kahala Mall: Honolulu's second largest mall is easy to navigate and is a convenient stop on your way to the beaches in the east.
Waikele Premium Outlets: The only outlet mall in Honolulu, this is a great centre for the value traveller, offering an expansive selection of shops which boast beautiful wares and affordable prices. The outlets tend to be cheaper than at Ala Moana.
Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center: The Royal Hawaiian is a huge shopping centre that takes up almost an entire city block and is home to a popular range of shops and retailers.
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet: This is an outdoor market offering a unique range of goods at the lowest prices. Ensure you look through everything before buying as many stalls sell the same items at varying prices.
Ward Centre: Featuring a number of shops selling unique island inspired products, Ward Centre are a great place to source souvenirs and goods that you won't find in the mainstream malls.
Aloha Tower Marketplace: Sporting a unique range of shops that back on to a port, customers have the unique experience of shopping with views of a working dock.
DFS Galleria Waikiki: DFS is an excellent duty free shopping centre, offering an excellent product range and easy navigation.