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Hilo Hattie's - CLOSED

700 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5034
+1 888-526-0299
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Ala Moana Store--What were they thinking??????

OK, nothing surprised us more on our recent trip to Honolulu than the relocation of Hilo Hattie's... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
themolitors
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Seattle
Hilo Hattie's - Awful

No rating to describe this experience. Disgust is the only word to describe how I felt after going... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
NeedAVacation38
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Spruce Grove, Alberta
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This famous store is devoted to both authentic Hawaiian goods as well as traditional tourist souvenirs.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“flagship store” (11 reviews)
“other islands” (4 reviews)
“souvenirs” (48 reviews)
LOCATION
700 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5034
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+1 888-526-0299
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

OK, nothing surprised us more on our recent trip to Honolulu than the relocation of Hilo Hattie's from their old location on the Nimitz Hwy (spacious and, with the attached chocolate factory, a real treat!) to a tiny stall buried inside the basement of the...More

5  Thank themolitors
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

No rating to describe this experience. Disgust is the only word to describe how I felt after going to this once fun store. Thinking my family would enjoy this colourful Hawaiian store, we took the "free" shuttle from Waikiki. After being dropped off on a...More

3  Thank NeedAVacation38
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Highest prices I could find. Free shuttle not worth the wait...in my case, woman kept saying 20 minutes, but waited 45. Could have walked faster.

2  Thank J B
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

The tourist Mecca of all things Hawaiian has closed. This was always the go to place to pick up gifts when returning to the mainland. Something about buying gifts at the local Walmart is not the same...

3  Thank NORA K
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Reviewed January 20, 2017

(Note: Hilo Hattie's is located all around the islands, but they are no more only on Hilo. You won't find them on the Big Island, but you will still find them on other islands.) They were very nice to us, and it was nice of...More

Thank ovolacto
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Horrible ..Free shuttle is trap to get you to shop where you r accosted with high pressure sales person trying to sell jewlery.

Thank Bks S
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Hilo Hattie's has a free shuttle that will pick you up around the city and take you to Hilo Hattie's. You can get on where you want and get off where you want. only thing is that you are dropped off at the store and...More

Thank keyman48
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Everyone in Honolulu knew where the iconic Hilo Hattie's was located. It closed recently and relocated to the Ala Moana Mall. Now it's just another 'mall store' in a mall that's getting bigger and bigger by the day. Gone are the trolleys that would pick...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

We always take guests we've brought with us to Hilo Hattie's, as it's kind of a cultural icon. However, the old iconic store on Nimitz Highwoay is now closed, and the store is now located at Ala Moana Mall. It took us over 30 minutes...More

1  Thank MontTexas
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Reviewed April 6, 2016

If you find yourself in Oahu, you owe it to yourself to check out Hilo Hattie's! While some might call it "kitschy," the fact of the matter is that this is a one stop shopping place for all your souvenirs! Clothing, trinkets, food, housewares...you name...More

Thank chexcentaur
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