Shopping in Oahu is as diverse as the island's surrounding volcanic jungle landscape. Its extensive range of retail experiences means you can get your shopping fix no matter where you are on the island. Whether you are looking for a discount on your favourite brand or searching for handmade goods from a local crafter, you will be able to find something that suits your fancy at practically any local shopping venue. 

    Check out our guide to Oahu's best places to shop, which includes the island's must-visit shopping centres and local markets.  

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    Ala Moana Centre

    An expansive open-au shopping centre in Honolulu

    Ala Moana Centre offers an open-air shopping experience in Honolulu, with hundreds of shops and dining opportunities accompanied by a variety of entertainment choices. Premier retail outlets and a great selection of restaurants are only some of the reasons to visit this shopping centre. 

    The fresh air, highlights of Hawaiian art, and scattered palm trees make it a relaxing environment to walk about on a leisurely day. You can come and find the right swimwear and surf gear while enjoying the refreshing Hawaiian breeze at Ala Moana Centre. Best of all, the shopping centre is just opposite Ala Moana Beach and Regional Park.

    Location: 1450 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday from noon to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 808-955-9517

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    Pearlridge Centre

    Enjoy shopping before unwinding with views of Pearl Harbour

    The Pearlridge Centre in Aiea is one of Hawaii’s biggest indoor malls, housing over 170 retail and dining options. If you want to quickly grab some extra suntan lotion or another Hawaiian shirt, it's a convenient mall for finding what you need.

    It offers more than just a great shopping experience, as you can catch the latest film or plan your day around family events that often take place within the area. Pearlridge Centre is surrounded by historic attractions, including Pearl Harbour and the Battleship Missouri Memorial. 

    Location: 98-1005 Moanalua Rd, Aiea, HI 96701, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 808-488-0981

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    Windward Mall

    Browse over 100 independent and branded stores

    Windward Mall has over 100 stores of local and international brands, as well as a huge selection of eateries in its food court. This convenient shopping centre is in Kaneohe, about 1.7 miles northeast of the Kāneʻohe Forest Reserve.

    You’ll be pleased to know that Woodward Mall's on-site cinema has luxury recliners, so get ready to sit back and enjoy a show at maximum comfort. Woodward Mall is also at the forefront of making eco-conscious decisions, with a Rain Garden that helps recycle water and reduce pollution. 

    Location: 46-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 808-235-1143

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    Kahala Mall

    Kahala Mall could easily become your favourite retail centre because of its selection of premier shops and local retailers. When you head to the mall, you can make it a fulfilling day of deals and entertainment. Here, you’ll find family events and cinema. The concourse area frequently has something fun for kids to do.

    Kahala Mall is within a 10-minute drive of many prominent beaches, including Waikiki, Kāhala Beach, and Diamond Head Beach Park. 

    Location: 4211 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 808-732-7736

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    Waikele Premium Outlet

    Your favourite brands at discounted prices

    Waikele Premium Outlet is an open-air complex offering your favourite brands at very affordable prices. You can enjoy the refreshing Hawaiian breeze as you stroll about and shop for a designer bag or clothing. 

    Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Levi's, and Kate Spade New York are just some of the many factory stores you can find in this outlet mall. Waikele Premium Outlet is within a 10-minute drive of several attractions, including Pearl Harbour and the Pouhala Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary. 

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    Location: 94-790 Lumiaina St, Waipahu, HI 96797, USA

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday from noon to 6 pm

    Phone: +1 808-676-5656

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    Aloha Stadium Swap Meet

    Hunt for bargains on artisan jewellery and crafts

    You never know what you’re going to find at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, but you'll likely have a good time mingling with the locals. Known as the largest flea market in Hawaii, over 400 vendors gather in Salt Lake Boulevard to sell their wares every weekend. 

    You can shop for artisan jewellery, cultural crafts, and all sorts of vintage items. The Aloha Stadium Swap is within a 15-minute walk of Pearl Harbour. 

    Location: 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd. Aiea, HI 96818, USA

    Open: Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm, Sunday from 6.30 am to 1 pm

    Phone: +1 808-486-6704

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    Royal Hawaiian Centre

    An excellent place to shop for high-end fashion and accessories

    The high-end Royal Hawaiian Centre is great for those looking for the latest fashion trends and unique luxury apparel. The shopping and dining options can be at a higher price point, but the experience is well worth it. 

    With outdoor gardens and towering palm trees that inspire an exotic environment, you'll likely take a selfie and show off your new handbag and bracelet. The Royal Hawaiian Centre is also a hotspot for cultural events, so make sure to check in advance if you're planning to visit. 

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    Location: 2201 Kalākaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

    Open: Daily from 11 am to 8 pm

    Phone: +1 808-922-2299

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    Waikiki Beach Walk

    A 2-level mall with independent boutiques and restaurants

    Waikiki Beach Walk looks like it's straight out of a travel magazine, with palm trees outlining its space and balconies where you can enjoy al fresco dining. This open-air mall is directly in the Waikiki region, so whether you want to take a quick ride over or enjoy walking through the pleasant city centre area, it’s easily accessible. 

    You can enjoy a variety of shopping options at Waikiki Beach Walk, as not only are there plenty of classic brands, but also local boutiques and speciality shops only available in and around Waikiki.

    Location: 227 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 808-931-3591

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    Honolulu Chinatown market

    Sample a variety of Asian-style dishes

    The Honolulu Chinatown market is a must-try if you're in the mood for fresh produce or exotic meals in Hawaii. This open-air shopping area has a farmers' market feel in the authentic Oahu Chinatown. 

    Here, you will find tropical fruits, roasted meats, spices, and produce popular in Asian cuisine. The atmosphere is welcoming, and you might want to come enjoy walking around, whether you need to pick up food or not. Once you are down here, though, you will likely be enticed by the wide range of international cuisine.

    Location: 145 N King St, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA

    Open: Daily from 10 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 808-931-3591

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    Kailua Town Farmers' Market

    Explore the quaint village's famous marketplace

    Kailua Town, located on the east coast of Oahu, has a famous farmers' market that takes place on Sundays. The food is to die for, and you’ll be able to sample a variety of Hawaiian, Thai, Japanese, and BBQ dishes that highlight the diversity of Kailua. 

    If you're looking for souvenirs, an incredible assortment of craft booths and artisan goods from across the island is available at the Kailua Farmers Market. Be on the lookout for special events, such as live music and street fairs, depending on the time of year.

    Location: 591 Kailua Rd, Kailua, HI 96734, USA

    Open: Sunday from 8 am to noon

    Phone: + 1 808-848-2074

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