When people are on vacation, they like to treat themselves to things which they don’t usually get to enjoy.   Shopping is one of those special treats which are enjoyed by many travelers.   Fortunately, Oahu offers a wide range of shopping options with numerous major shopping centers on the island and a number of smaller shops to choose from.   Visitors can enjoy picking up specialty items here and there, browsing local goods or spending entire days on the shopping scene. .

The best of the major shopping malls on Oahu are:

For specialty items, some of the best shopping options include:

  • Chinatown Cultural Plaza
  • Dole Cannery Mall
  • Simply Wood Studios
  • Manuhealii
  • Polynesian Treasures
  • R. Field Wine Company

Things to consider buying on a trip to Oahu:

  • Any food made from pineapple
  • Ceramics and pottery
  • Hawaiian coffee
  • Hawaiian shirts, of course
  • Jewelry
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Polynesian handicrafts
  • Ukuleles and other local musical instruments
  • Natural skin care products
  • Locally produced chocolates
  • Hawaiian Koa Pens