Hawaii remains one of the best places to go shopping in the US. Whilst prices may have risen over the years, there are still deals to be found. In combination with great weather and sandy beaches, this makes Hawaii an even more fantastic destination to visit. But what are the best places to shop in Hawaii?
Most of us are traveling quite a distance until we reach Hawaii, and once we are here, we are looking for value. After all, we spend a lot on flights and accommodation, why shouldn’t we spend a bit on ourselves?
You can find all the best places to shop in Hawaii listed below.
Alo Moana Center
As the largest open air mall, you know that this place is going to be great. No where in the world is there a better place to have an open mall but Hawaii. The mall is located in Honolulu and has a range of retail and dining options. There are approximately 37 retail shops. Here you will also find Bloomingdale’s, a first for Hawaii.
Waikele Premium Outlets
To find premium brands at discount prices, Waikele is the place to go. Located in Waipahu, this former sugarcane plantation has more to offer. Here you can find products well below their retail price, and with over 54 specialty stores, the range is huge. There are a good number of dining options so that you can spend a descent amount of time looking for the best deal.
T Galleria Hawaii
One of the best places to visit in Hawaii for luxury brands is the T Galleria Hawaii. This can be an excellent place just to window shop at some of the high end luxury products. Located in Honolulu, this mall is also located conveniently near the beach and offers parking. There is a wide range of products for both men and women, and it is an impressive place to visit.
Haleiwa Store Lots
With over 27,000 square feet, this open air mall has recently had a major facelift. This makes now a better time to visit than ever before. Here you will find around 21 stores and several dining options. You can get a bus from the main town to get to this shopping mall, where you are likely to find yourself surrounded by locals. This is a shopping mall popular with both locals and visitors, and with that comes a certain charm.
Although the above options definitely have their advantages, one shopping mall stands above the rest as the best shopping mall in Hawaii. This title has to go to the Kahala Mall. This enclosed shopping mall allows you to escape from the heat any time of year. In addition to its shops and dining options, this mall offers free exercise programs in the early morning, and is a favorite among locals.