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Kauai Shopping

This information is compiled to assist guests who rent our Condo at the Cliffs Resort.  If you've arrived at this page as a result of a web search on Kauai Shopping, we hope you benefit from the information.  And if you need lodging, thank you for considering us.

For the visitor looking for something, specific, the best source for shopping information is the Yellow Pages.  Find the phone book in your condo and call or visit the stores you want. 

For the visitor who desires souvenirs of their trip to the Kauai, these shops abound.  We make no attempt to enumerate them in this web page.   Instead, we provide information on 4 shopping categories:

-- K-Mart and WalMart and Costco [for essentials]
-- Grocery Stores convenient to Princeville [for essentials]
-- Shopping Arcades/Malls convenient to Princeville
-- Boutiques, Art, Fine Crafts, & Specialties Island wide.
-- Outdoor Shopping Bazaars

Enjoy your shopping experience.

Jewelry Unique to Hawaii:  The Niihau Shell is used to make beautiful Lei Necklaces.  The whites, yellows, blues, and an occasional rare gold are stunning.  The shells are collected, sorted, finely drilled and painstakingly strung onto necklaces and chokers.

Although not unique to Kauai, a great variety of the exotic multi-hued Tahitian black pearl can be found set into rings, earrings, pendants, and necklaces.

K-MART and WAL-MART and Costco
The K-Mart and Wal-Mart and Costco on Kauai are located in the town of Lihue not far from the Airport. All 3 stores are full size.  Wal-Mart is by the red star.  K-Mart and Costco are by the red circle.

Big Save is the largest grocery chain in Kauai -- stores are in Hanalei [4 mi] and Kapaa [20 mi].   Foodland -- right in Princeville Center [1 mi] -- is the closest store to the Cliffs Resort.  If you want a national chain, there is a Safeway in the Kauai Village in Kapaa [20 mi].  Click here for map.

Be sure to get a Discount Club card.  Else, you will pay 10-20 percent premium.


Anchor Cove:  South of Lihue by Marriott Hotel.  Shop and Dine right alongside the beach.  Close to Kauai Lagoons Golf Resort.

Ching Young Village Shopping Center: www.chingyoungvillage.com Visit website to see current list of stores.  The largest shopping center in downtown Hanalei.

Coconut MarketPlace www.coconutmarketplace.com  Visit website to see current list of stores.  Premier shopping center in Kapaa area.  Over 70 shops, Movies, Entertainment, Restaurants.  from T-shirts, Mac Nuts, to unique island gifts.  Polynesian dancers and entertainers every day at 5PM.

Harbor Mall.  South of Lihue by Marriott Hotel.  www.harbormall.net
The most beautiful mall on Kauai.  3 Restaurants, Rentals, Day Spa, Beach Wear, Bikinis, Local products, Fine Art.

Historic Plantation Shopping Village:   On the lighthouse road in Kilauea.  This small commercial center is well off the main road.  It features a top restaurant, exquisite pizza and bakery, and a small number of boutiques.

Kukui Grove:  Kauai's largest shopping center.  Located in Lihue just north of K-Mart.

Kapaa Shopping Center: 

Kauai Village:  Over 25 fine shops and restaurants including Art Galleries, Playhouse, Museum, Jewelry.  Features 10 eateries from icecream to elegant dining.  Also, the Safeway in Kapaa is in Kauai Village.  At the Kauai Heritage Center, learn various methods of traditional lei making at class held daily.  Twice weekly there are classes to learn the Hawaiian language.  Call 808-821-2070 for information about these programs.

Kilohana Estate House.  A half dozen fine shops and the must visit Gaylords Restaurant, just outside Lihue.

Princeville Shopping Center:  Visit website to see current list of stores.  Most convenient to the Cliffs Resort.  Boutiques, Restaurants, Post Office, Banks, Real Estate, Grocery Store, Hardware Store.

Click here for map to these shopping centers.

Click on Instant Map menu choice to see location of towns.
Visit www.trykauai.com for additional info with pictures

The Store of Hawaii.  808-245-3404.  In Lihue. 
Discover Hawaii's largest selection of Hawaiian fashions, gifts, souvenirs, jewelry, and food.

A Piece of Paradise  808-246-2824.  In Lihue.
Fine Art, Carved Tikis, Koa Wood Clocks and Sushi Platters, Hand Blown Glass.  Located in the lobby of the Radisson Kauai Beach Resort.

Aloha Images 808-821-1382In Kapaa.
Photography and Art from 26 Hawaii based Artists.  Over 300 oritional paintings.  Prices start under $100.

Kebanu Galleries.  808-823-6820.  In Kapaa
Fine Contemporary art and creations from over 100 artists.  Jewelry, Wood, Ceramics, Basketry, Metal, Glass, Kaleidoscopes ...

Pictures Plus.  808-245-7111.  In Lihue in the Kukui Grove Shopping Center. www.picturesplus.com
Photography and framing.  Over 3000 sq ft. 

Wyland Galleries. 808-822-9855.  In Kapaa in Kauai Village Shopping Center.
Featuring the art of Wyland and 9 other local artists.

Shell Factory.  808-822-2354.  In Kapaa in Waipouli Plaza.
Shell jewelry and nick-knacks.  The largest selection of shells on Kauai.  Shells for the collector, hobbyist, and gift purchaser.

Red Dirt Shirts:  808-823-9647.  Store in Kapaa. 
Other stores elsewhere on the Island.
Tee shirts dyed with Kauai soil

Don's Fine Jewelry Center.  808-245-6581.  In Lihue.
See a good lineup of Black Pearl Jewelry.

Golden Nugget.  808-822-0288.  In Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa.
From Diamonds to Pearls with simple elegance.

Goldsmiths Kauai.  808-822-4653.  In Kapaa.
Discover a treasure that tells your own story.  Award-winning artists create designs that express the essence of Kauai with a beauty that will never fade.

Jim Saylor:   808-822-3591In Kapaa and in the Princeville Hotel.
Fine Jewelry.

Pai Moana Pearls:  808-822-7552.  In Kauai Village in Kapaa
Black Pearls and Custom Jewelry.  Pia Moana selects the rarest, most exquisite Black Pearls and brings them directly to you.  

Robert's Jewelry:  808-246-4653.  In Lihue
Custom made gold and pearl jewelry.  See flower leis done in gold and precious stones.

Savage Creations.   808-632-0130.  In Kapaa
Treasures of Polynesia and Hawaii.  The work of award winning Kauai artisans and distinctive island crafters.

Grande's Gems & Gallery.  800-527-1910.  In Coconut Marketplace, Kilohana Plantation, and the Kauai Marriott.
Featuring memorable gifts from Hawaii and around the world.

The Country Store's Red Koi Collection.  808-246-2778.  In the Kilohana Estate House outside Lihue.
Imaginative gifts and collectibles crafted on Kauai and in other creative places.

Kahn Galleries.  808-822-5281 or 800-886-6789  In Kapaa.
The island's best collection of local art including painting, watercolor, and sculpture.

Kauai Fine Arts.  808-821-9557.  In Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa.
An outstanding collection of original antique maps and prints displayed in a magnificent setting reminiscent of an ancient galleon.

Aloha Lei Company:  808-285-5426. 
Locally owned Aloha Lei Company specializes in quality fresh flower leis and arrangements for any occasion. 

Kong Lung Co:  808-828-1822  In Plantation Shopping Mall, Kilauea.
Fine Art, Asian Tableware, Designer Clothing, Eastern Antiques, Imported Ceramics, Handblown Glassware.

Bambulei:   808-823-8641.  In Kapaa.

Adventures in shopping.  Two restored plantation houses brimming with chick antiques and unique clothing.

Soap & Candle Factory.  808-828-1955.   In Plantation Shopping Mall, Kilauea.   www.kauaisoap.com
Established in 1984 to recreate the ancient art of soap and candle making.   Live demonstrations daily.

Hilo Hatties.  808-245-3404.  In Lihue

Discover Hawaii's largest selection of Hawaiian fashions, gifts, souvenirs, jewelry and foods plus learn the stories of Hawaii while you shop.

Lotus Gallery.  808-828-9898.  In Plantation Shopping Mall, Kilauea.  www.lotusgallery.com
At Lotus Gallery, you will experience magnificent jeweled creations made from the finest gemstones and pearls set in high karat gold.

Kauai Orchids:  808-828-0904.  In Kilauea.
Orchids for the serious collector.


Art Night in Hanapepe.
Drive 2/3 the way around Kauai on Friday Nights and visit the Art Capital of Kauai.  Every Friday from 6-9 PM Art Galleries, Boutiques, and Specialty shops show their Creations in old Hanapepe Town.  dine in one of the local cafe's.  Enjoy local entertainment. 

Kauai Products Fair.  246-0988.  www.kauaiproductsfair.com
In Old Town Kapaa, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9AM to 5PM.  crafters, Artisans, Tropical Plants and Flowers, Aloha Ware, Island Food, Wellness Practitioners, Collectables, Entertainment.  Located on the north edge of Kapaa on Highway 56. 



Shopping Centers on Kauai


Excellent information from www.trykauai.com

For photo's of available merchandise at boutique stores,

Kauai Grocery Stores.

Kauai Art Galleries


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KMart in Lihue


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Ching Young Shopping Center in Hanalei

Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa

Kauai Village in Kapaa

Kilohana Estate outside Lihue

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