Christmas in Hawaii | Holiday Shopping Guide with Aloha

Christmas in Hawaii | Holiday Shopping Guide with Aloha

Even if you can’t spend Christmas in Hawaii, you can share the Aloha spirit by shopping directly with island merchants. All of the stores listed below are ones that we have been to and shop at regularly. We thought we would share them with you. Please add your suggestions too.

Coffees of Hawaii: We had a private tour of their estate on Molokai and it’s impressive. Muleskinner Coffee is our favorite from them. They’re offering 15% off and free shipping through 12/31/13 by using code HOLIDAY15.

Kalele Bookstore and Divine Expressions: Teri is awesome and her store is where locals gather on Molokai. She offers a large variety of clothing items, local crafts, books and also handmade jewelry.

Purdy’s Natural Macadamia Nuts: Hands down the best we’ve tasted. This small 5 acre farm on Molokai makes for a fun visit.

Keiki Kovers: Handmade children’s clothes in Hanapepe. We shop here often to buy gifts whenever a baby announcement arrives.

Kauai Coffee Company Located close to our office, this is the largest coffee plantation in Hawaii. In addition to java, they also sell t-shirts, hats and more. 10% off online orders.

Banana Patch Studio: Handpainted tiles from our friend Joanna. We use them in our kitchen backsplash and send to friends. Watch them being made in her studio next time you’re on Kauai. One of the most popular stores on Hanapepe Art Night.

Honolulu Museum of Art: If you like art, shop their store online for a variety of gift items. This major museum is one of our favorites and also has access to the Doris Duke estate.

Ali`i Kula Lavender: One of the best Upcountry Maui views is from here. You can walk through their gardens and try some free samples in their shop. 15% off online orders. Daily specials offer great deals.

Big Island Candies and Chocolate: Try their shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate. You can stop by their flagship store and factory near the Hilo Airport and try some free samples.

Island Soap and Candle Works: Popular lotions with tropical scents. 10% off through December 13.



3 thoughts on “Christmas in Hawaii | Holiday Shopping Guide with Aloha”

  1. Muleskinner? What does Muley think?

    Hey, don’t forget that wonderful soap from “Filthy Farmgirl”. It is the best!

    Ho, Ho!

  2. In Honolulu, Native Books is a wonderful place to shop at Ward Warehouse, close to Ala Moana Shopping Center, with many different Hawaiian items, by local artists: clothing, art work, children’s items, food items, and of course an in depth book collection about Hawaii etc. They sponsor public talks and performances. And now holiday items.

    Another favorite on the North Shore of Oahu, in Waialua, is the North Shore Soap Factory, inside the former Waialua Sugar Company mill! Quality soap ingredients.

    Another great place for locally-made gift items, is Nohea Gallery, also in the Ward Warehouse complex in Honolulu. They sell a number of different local artists’ items, very lovely. Support local art and artists!

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