Still Need to Shop for Valentine's Day?

The Editors | January 25, 2021 | Shop Shops from Gifts

Hawai‘i is a world-class shopping destination where you can shop for the finest luxury items while still enjoying an ocean view. Here, find an quick list of where to go to find that special something for your Valentine.

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SHOPPING CENTERS

O‘AHU

Ala Moana Center The largest open-air shopping center in the world, this retail mecca is one of the islands’ best destinations for classic brands and the latest fashion-forward arrivals. It also boasts a quartet of top department stores—Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom. 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 955.9517, alamoanacenter.com

International Market Place One of Waikiki’s most famous landmarks has become a glamorous shopping destination, thanks to its selection of about 90 retailers—including Hawai‘i’s first full-fledged Saks Fifth Avenue. 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 931.6105, shopinternational marketplace.com

Luxury Row In the shadow of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach, this chic stretch of Kalakaua Avenue features glamorous outposts from the world’s leading fashion houses, including Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Saint Laurent and Moncler. 2100 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, 922.2246, luxuryrow.com

Royal Hawaiian Center Luxury options abound at this four-level shopping and dining mecca, located in the heart of Waikiki. Luxury superstars take the front row here, with impressive outposts from Fendi, Harry Winston, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Loro Piana, Salvatore Ferragamo and Valentino. But don’t miss local shops Fighting Eel and Koi Honolulu, where you can put together a chic island look. 2201 Kalakaua Ave., 922.2299, royalhawaiiancenter.com

Ward Village Located in Ward Village in bustling Kaka‘ako, this broad collection of shops and restaurants covers several adjacent blocks. Don’t miss the South Shore Market, which features coveted island boutiques like La Muse and Salvage Public. 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., 369.9600, wardvillage.com

HAWAI‘I ISLAND

Kings’ Shops One of the premier shopping destinations on the Kohala Coast, this style center features a unique mix of island boutiques, as well as renowned brands. Popular shops include Noa Noa and Michael Kors. 250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa, 886.8811, kingsshops.com

The Shops at Mauna Lani Anchored by Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store and gourmet local grocer Foodland Farms, The Shops at Mauna Lani offers a unique, upscale collection of art galleries and boutiques. Mauna Lani Beach Resort, 68-1330 Mauna Lani Drive, Kohala Coast, 885.9501, shopsatmaunalani.com

KAUA‘I

The Shops at Kukui‘ula The South Shore’s most sophisticated shopping destination doesn’t forgo any of the Garden Isle’s easygoing charm. Stock up on alohawear at Tommy Bahama, or dine island style at The Lanai Restaurant and Bar. 2829 Ala Kalanikaumaka, Po‘ipu, 742.9545, theshopsatkukuiula.com

MAUI

The Shops at Wailea Located in the heart of Wailea’s prestigious resort community, The Shops at Wailea is Maui’s premier shopping destination. While sought-after brands like Prada and Louis Vuitton call the open-air shopping center home, The Shops also offers cultural experiences, from lei po‘o-making to Polynesian dance shows. 3750 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 891.6770, theshopsatwailea.com

Whalers Village Louis Vuitton just steps from the beach? That’s the beach-chic scene at this open-air West Maui mall, which offers some of the Valley Isle’s best shopping. Retail offerings include Kate Spade New York, Blue Ginger Designs and a host of the hottest surf shops. 2435 Ka‘anapali Parkway, Ka‘anapali, 661.4567, whalersvillage.com/en.html



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