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Hilo Hattie's

700 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817
888 526 0299
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Ranked #29 of 91 shopping in Honolulu
Type: Specialty Shops, Shops
Activities: Shopping
Description: This famous store is devoted to both authentic Hawaiian goods as well as traditional tourist souvenirs.
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Adelaide, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I remember this being a lot bigger, maybe I'm wrong. Watch out for the pearl ladies, it cost us over $200 to select a free pearl. Don't get me wrong, I made the choice to have the pearls set in their jewelery but be careful not to get carried away because they keep giving you free pearls.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've been living in Hawaii for a few years and finally went here because my grandma was visiting and she wanted to do some souvenir shopping. The international marketplace is being renovated and we did not have time to hit up the swap meet and we've already picked up a few items from Don Quijote. What a great place to... More

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Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

While visiting this tourist trap we had our rental broken into by locals hanging out in the parking lot loitering in vehicles. We saw them going in and didn't think anything of it because we had locked the car and not demonstrated that we had anything of value in the vehicle. We called the police and when we observed a... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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132 reviews 132 reviews
72 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The group we were with made a stop here and I wasn't impressed. If you are looking for Hawaiian clothes than this is probably the place to go, the majority of the store is clothes but they come at a price. Some girls from our group enjoyed making leaf bracelets that were offered at a free Hawaiian craft making table.... More

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Russellville, Arkansas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We always enjoy visiting Hilo Hatties on our trips to the Hawaiian Islands. Of course, being greeted each time with a lei of some kind is a nice touch, but the place has wonderful souvenirs and gifts and clothing to purchase. The only thing I would not recommend about the Hilo Hatties in Honolulu is what they call BBQ pulled... More

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
46 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Upon arriving, we were welcomed, offered a cool taste of pineapple punch, given shell leis and offered a photo opportunity with the world's largest Aloha shirt. The store offers a variety of clothing, jewelry and souvenir items. Clothing includes a selection of made in Hawaii items. You're not likely to find a lot of bargains, but prices are reasonable and... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

A must do if you're looking for Aloha shirts or souvenirs. Hilo Hatties has all types of Aloha Shirts, tee shirts, tank tops, swim wear and Mumus. Many different styles and designs along with sections to pickup your souvenirs. Be sure to try on the shirt and inquire with the salesperson whether or not it will shrink. 100% cotton shirts... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a mammoth souvenir shop, full of a variety of things that just about covers everyone and anyone on your list. Prices range from cheap to expensive, too. Great selection, fun atmosphere. Complimentary juice provided at the entrance, along with a necklace. Fun time!

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Walker, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Hilo Hattie's is always the place we go shopping at when we travel to Honolulu. Pretty good prices and quality items. Free trolley shuttle to and from our hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had a afternoon to kill so the wife and l took the bus to visit. Great service with a bus stopping in several locations around Waikiki. Hop on and you are taken right to the front door with a guide tour of Honolulu. Very nice driver and very freindly. The shop is like a very basic department store. Lots... More

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