Hawaii is an excellent shopping destination and it is home to all of the top high street and designer stores. Maui and Oahu remain the two key islands for shopping in Hawaii.
Maui offers a wide variety of shopping adventures to visitors, from large malls to quaint antique shops. The largest mall on the island is the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului which is just minutes from the Kahului Airport. Here, you’ll find the island’s only major department stores—Sears and Macy’s—as well as more than 100 other shops and restaurants. Also in Kahului is the Maui Mall, which offers more than 40 shops and eateries. South Maui has the 150,000-square-foot mall at Wailea and a beautifully designed shopping complex located at the Wailea Resort also.
Oahu offers everything from big box retailers and upscale boutiques to unique specialty stores and outlet shops. The largest and most well known shopping venue on Oahu is the Ala Moana Center in Honolulu. Included here are major department stores such as Sears, Macy’s and Neiman Marcus, as well as more than 220 other shops and restaurants. The International Market Place, an open-air shopping bazaar with more than 130 vendors offering jewelry, apparel, souvenirs and novelty items. Other great shopping venues include the King’s Village and the Victoria Ward Center to name a few.