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Address: Lighthouse Road, On the Road to the Lighthouse, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: +1 808-828-1822
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Activities: Shopping
Description: Housed in the old Kilauea Sugar Plantation company store, Kong Lung...
Housed in the old Kilauea Sugar Plantation company store, Kong Lung Trading offers an original and ever-changing selection of gifts, home decor, personal accessories, and apparel presented in an uplifting, fine-design atmosphere. The boutique is upscale without pretension, a welcoming institution in downtown Kilauea known for its friendly staff, including three dogs, a bird, and gorgeous displays. There is something here for every person of any age-at prices to meet any price range.
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Kong Lung shops at Kilauea

Very casual atmosphere. Many fine shops and very interesting history. Two nice eating spots. Farmer's Market just up the road.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Very casual atmosphere. Many fine shops and very interesting history. Two nice eating spots. Farmer's Market just up the road.

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Denver, CO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Been here many times. Consistently snotty and vibe-y staff. Despite their really amazing collection of interesting and unusual merchandise, have never spent a dollar in the store. Hasn't changed to date.

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ChowLung, brand ambassador at Kong Lung Trading, responded to this review

So sorry you keep having such bad luck in our store. And thanks for pointing out that our selection of gifts is strong. That is nice. We are not really sure why you have had so many bad experiences, but it happens. All that we can say is sorry and our sales staff has been alerted to this issue. More 

Kauai, Hawaii
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love this store and the pet cat ;) Seriously though, it has a wonderful selection of quality items, perfect gifts for yourself and others. I highly recommend it!

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ChowLung, brand ambassador at Kong Lung Trading, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words. Mr. Chow says, "Meow!" More 

Ukiah, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I felt like I was being suckered from the moment I walked in. When I was trying to look around they kept suggesting items that I wasn't interested in seeing. It made it difficult to look around when they kept interrupting. Their prices were high. Seen same or similar items cheaper at other locations. Why pay much more for same... More 

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ChowLung, brand ambassador at Kong Lung Trading, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear your comment. Our highly-curated selection of heirloom quality products are not for everyone, but for sure, we are the furthest thing from a tourist trap. I am not even sure how you could arrive at that conclusion. We offer the finest quality products sourced from all over the globe. And it seems this huge... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This store was a great little find on Kauai. They have a very eclectic collection of clothes, jewelry, collectibles and Hawaiiana that appeared to all be quality. Be sure and check out their on-sale jewelry items; there were some moonstone necklaces originally priced at $800 that were selling for 75% off.

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Kilauea, Hawaii
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This is a slightly expensive, yet wonderfully imaginative and inspiring store. There are a few shops nearby that will offer more of a "souvenir" price than a boutique cost. The selection of items makes it a wonderful gallery for Kauai, with lots of interesting jewelry, gifts, books. This is the rare place where they gift wrap, and it is with... More 

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Delta, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This heritage building is filled with unique and beautiful items for everyone in the family. It is part of Kilauea, a collection of small stores and bakeries to tempt you. It is a must stop just to see the building and read about its history.

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San Francisco, California
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499 reviews 499 reviews
131 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

I LOVE this store! It has the cutest, most unique gifts, jewelry, decor and knick-knacks...i think, in all of Hawaii. I used to come from Oahu (where i Lived) to shop here for one-of-a-kind gifts. Stop by before going to the Lighthouse!

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hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

This was the most unique shopping experience in all my visits to Hawaii. The store staff was super helpful and really gave me honest opinions. The building is worth visiting- I was told that is was built inthe early 1900's. So many beautiful items to choose from. Come with a gift list and money you'll make every one on your... More 

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New Orleans
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2008

We stumbled upon Kong Lung Company while browsing the north shore of Kaua'i. This is a very sophisticated shop on an island known for its spectacular beauty but not for its shopping. We felt like we had been transported to Takashimaya in Japan or New York City. The merchandise has been gathered with the most discerning eye, an amazing mix... More 

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