If you head west, you will find Eleele Shopping Center offering boat tours, dive shops, furniture shops, fine art stores and antique stores. This is the perfect place to search for special Hawaiian treats and dishes like taro chips, tropical fruits and many others. It is ideal that you visit on a Friday night which is also referred to as Art Night. Art galleries come to life as well as other nearby establishments featuring live music, refreshments and demonstrations. Come to Port Allen for great souvenirs and chocolates.
Other Tourist Favorites
Ching Young Village offers a variety of gift shops. Kilohana is home to specialty stores, retail shops, carriage rides, sugarcane rides and a fine dining place. There is a banquet facility where you can hold parties, luaus, weddings and other family gatherings.
Kauai Village has more than 110,000 square feet with landscaped ponds, boutiques, gift shops, restaurants and fast food stores. South of Lihue you will find Kukui Grove Shopping Center which has 35 acres and popular stores like Long’s Drug, K-Mart, Sears and Macy’s. It has recently been renovated and now has a very attractive and stimulating appearance.
Poipu Shopping Village is located at the south shore featuring gift shops, services and excellent dining areas. Here you will find pillows, Hawaiian handmade paper, children’s toys, silk dresses, beach accessories, swimwear, sterling silver pieces and beadworks. There are many surf and dive shops as well offering a variety of items from different brands and manufacturers.
Kauai shoppers will enjoy visiting Old Koloa Town with its snacking establishments, groceries, Niihau shell leis and other island apparel. Kauai shopping be enjoyed right in your hotel since some also have a number of boutique shops where you can purchase original Hawaiian arts, crafts and items.