Shopping on Kauai’s East Shore
When you are a Kauai tourist it is always difficult to know where to shop and where the best places are. As a result you often end up spending too much money or never encountering the truly amazing shopping places that exist. Fortunately, this list of East Shore shopping locations on Kauai will point you in the right direction so that you not only find just what you are looking for but that you also don’t get taken advantage of or miss a great shopping experience!
If you are looking for souvenirs and you like the crafty kind then consider visiting the Kauai Products Fair in northern Kapa’a. They have many craft items as well as produce that are locally made and grown. It truly is worth checking out. The Sunshine Market in Kapa’a on Wednesdays also has similar items for sale (including a wide selection of travel promo gifts) in case you can’t make it to the Kauai Products Fair that is only open on weekends.
If you are hungry while in Kapa’a on your shopping trip then consider stopping by the Pono Market. The menu is full of local fare that is good and worth a try. The Island Hemp and Cotton store as well as the Hula Girl are both stores located in the downtown district of Kapa’a. You will find nice gifts, souvenirs, as well as clothes at both of these stores. If you are more into art and woodcrafts then Kebanu is the store for you. Locals make the crafts although there are some items for sale from the mainland.
Those women who find themselves alone with the kids one afternoon while their husband is playing golf might enjoy a trip to Mara’s Boat. This is right across from Foodland and there are lots of neat little gifts for both women and children.
Jungle Rain is yet another store worth checking out on Kauai’s East shore. The gifts and clothing are island inspired and work well as souvenirs or simply a gift for yourself to remember your Kauai vacation.
Wal-Mart is located on Hwy 56 and this is truly a wonderful place for travelers to pick up those items they forgot to pack or any items they might need for camping, tours, or the beach. Wal-Mart has practically everything you could possibly need at affordable prices.
If you are more interested in hanging out at a mall then Kukui Grove Shopping Center on Hwy 50 is the place for you. There are many stores as well as a Borders Books and a Kmart so you should have no problem finding what you need or finding lots of things you want!
There are a lot of other stores and places to shop on Kauai’s east shore, these are just some of the more popular ones or places that you should definitely check out!