Though famous for its scenery, climate and cerulean blue sea, Maui harbors another little gem — shopping. Some of the best browsing comes in the form of walking up and down the streets of towns like Makawao, Pā‘ia, Kīhei and Lahaina.
In the quaint upcountry town of MAKAWAO , you’ll fi nd just what you’ll need to dress like a real Hawaiian
(cowboy). The historic whaling village of LAHAINA is a mixed bag of upscale boutiques, scrimshaw and fi ne arts. Surfer vibes mix with island fashion and healthy, tasty food in PĀ‘IA . If what you’re looking for is more upscale, Maui boasts numerous luxury shopping destinations that off er a mix of well-known designer boutiques, galleries and shops featuring artisans from Maui and around the world. And alohawear can be found island-wide in both thrift shops and upscale department stores showcasing designer inspirations.
AZEKA SHOPPING CENTER, located on South Kīhei Road, is the largest shopping center in Kīhei with more than 50 shops and restaurants.
KĪHEI KALAMA VILLAGE
1941 S. Kīhei Road, resembles an open-air arts-and-crafts fair with more than 40 specialty shops off ering island treasures at reasonable prices. 101 things to do |
is Maui’s only fully enclosed air-conditioned shopping mall. There are more than 50 shops and restaurants, plus free parking.
shows and Polynesian dancers can be seen during regular live performances.
MAUI MALL in Kahului is a premier shopping center boasting more than 30 unique, locally owned stores. Here you’ll fi nd entertainment, a movie theatre and free Zumba and hula shows among popular retailers like Whole Foods Market.
MAUI MARKETPLACE on Dairy Road in Kahului is the place to fi nd popular chain stores like Starbucks.
MAUI’S FINEST CRAFT FAIR features a wide array of Maui artisans and their wares. The craft fairs are open fi ve days a week and located at various oceanside resort locations such as the Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas, Marriott Maui Ocean Club, Hyatt Residence Club Maui, Westin Nanea Ocean Villas and Westin Maui Resort & Spa.
THE OUTLETS OF MAUI
located oceanfront in historic Lahaina, off ers storefronts for top brands such as Banana Republic, Calvin Klein and Coach. Sate your appetite at eateries such as Waikīkī Brewing Co. and Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar.
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU CENTER is the largest mall on the island. Located in Kahului, the center has a movie theater, retail shops and a food court.
THE SHOPS AT WAILEA is a high- end destination with a collection of more than 70 island-chic shops, galleries and restaurants. You’ll fi nd a diverse range of stores from Louis Vuitton and Bottega Veneta to Maui- exclusive boutiques.
SWAP MEET AT PĀ‘IA BAY is a laid- back shopping destination that features local vendors selling everything from cool T-shirts and handcrafted jewelry to made-on-Maui goodies and hand-carved woodcrafts. It’s a one- stop destination for anyone looking for a perfect Pā‘ia souvenir. Visit swapmeetatpaiabay.com.
WHALERS VILLAGE at Kā‘anapali Beach features more than 50 shops ranging from local favorites and designer boutiques to fi ne-dining restaurants and free entertainment.
WHARF CINEMA CENTER , located at 658 Front St., is bright, breezy and any shopper’s dream, complete with a variety of stores, restaurants, a postal station (mail those souvenirs home!) and a movie theater. KI¯HEI KALAMA VILLAGE 808-879-6610 MAUI MALL 808-877-8952 MAUI’S FINEST CRAFT FAIR 808-268-9822 THE OUTLETS OF MAUI 808-661-8277 SWAP MEET AT PA¯‘IA BAY 808-446-5730