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Hilo Hattie

3-3252 Kuhio Highway, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Ranked #4 of 5 shopping in Lihue
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Expensive and high pressure. We left the jewelry counter and went elsewhere to spend our $$$. A little disappointing when you tell them specifically what you are looking for and the price range and they start with the 14k gold.

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Dallas, Texas
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Selection, the Kauai Store has the best selection of all the Hilo Hattie stores in our opinion. The selection runs the gamut from low price rayon to high dollar silk. Lot's of wonderful womens dresses too! WE LOVE THIS PLACE! Don't forget to get the coupons for free coffee mugs.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We visit Hilo Hattie mainly for Maui Divers pick a pearl. I had no idea they used to be free. Now they are $14.95. But they have a coupon gimmick of choosing your coupon. They have 30% 40% 50% off. At the stand alone Maui Divers if you don't pull 50% off you are out of luck. At Hilo Hattie... More

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Clarence, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

So, we get this "coupon book" from our concierge, and are told that this is a great place to shop for Maui gifts. The coupon book offers free towel, or sarong with minimum purchase, sounds good right? Well, we walk in, are directed toward the "Pick an oyster, pearl" spot, which is pretty reasonable $14.95 for a pearl, with a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I used to love a visit to Hilo Hattie every time I went to Hawaii. This time I was sadly disappointed. - The pearl is now $15.00 instead of a free try - the "local island" selection was poor - the overall selection was also poor Won't be visiting next trip... that's for sure

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Lantana, Texas, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

They have all your luau needs....if you want to dress the part. A little pricey, but very friendly. I was greeted with a shell lei and had enjoyed browsing the store. My clerk was friendly and very helpful.

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Marysville, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We have gone to your store for many years, first visiting friends, and then becoming local. We have always spent hundreds of dollars per year purchasing dresses, shirts, hat/cap combinations plus many home and gift items. One visit per vacation usually results in a second because there was something we were contemplating and then just had to have. After the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

the Hilo Hatties stores are prevalent in the islands - most are well stocked and a great place to get your souvenirs for the folks back home. Aloha wear is reasonably priced. My only critique is the hard sell at the jewelery counter; my guess is that the clerks get some type of commission.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

High priced should be able to have something altered on sight for free for those prices!!! Fun to visit and open a Pearl, but lady was WAY to pushy to purchase a setting ( $500.00) to put the pearl in, then was almost mad when I said I just wanted the pearl...

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I love touristy stuff, but this Hilo Hattie just didn't do it for me! I've been at the Lahaina, Maui, Hilo Hattie store. It is larger, with a better selection of all goods. At one time they even had seamstresses right in the dressing room to alter the clothing on-site. They even had local artists selling goods. This Lihue Hattie... More

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