If you’re looking for unique gift ideas, Oahu is the place to be. The many stores in the Hukilau Marketplace are unique and worth checking out. You can buy beach-themed ornaments, vintage Hawaii license plates, and even a t-shirt. The Red Pineapple is another adorable store in the heart of Honolulu that creates Hawaiian-based gift baskets. You can even get the souvenirs you buy at one of the local restaurants.
There are many souvenir options on Oahu, including Hawaiian shirts, coffee mugs, and pressed pennies. You can also find some of the most authentic souvenirs in Hawaii by shopping at the Kualoa Ranch and Kualoa Town. These unique items are sure to be conversation pieces. While souvenirs are popular among visitors, they also serve a practical purpose. The items are also affordable and make for unique gift ideas.
Macadamia nuts are among the most popular souvenirs you can buy in Oahu. These nuts are famous for their cholesterol-lowering properties and are grown on Oahu and the Big Island. They are delicious and are sold in many different ways. Try eating them raw, shelled, or as part of an ice cream. If you’re not the adventurous type, you can buy chocolate-covered macadamia nuts. They make great gifts, and the prices are usually between $5-20.
If you’re looking for an authentic cup of Kona coffee, there are a few different options on Oahu. You can also buy coffee at the Aloha Stadium swap meet or in a warehouse store. However, the ABC Store in Waikiki is the best place to get your favorite brew. The ABC stores are conveniently located and often stay open until the late hours of the night. And they sell a variety of popular brands.
In May 2021, Oahu Honey Co. opened up shop at the Waikiki Beach Walk. It sells honey and related products made by bees rescued from the wild. The store is home to six types of honey and has unique packaging. The store also carries all-natural products including soaps and lotions. You can even buy flavored honey. The store also offers tours of the honey making factory. This local retailer has plenty of other great options for locals and tourists.
A trip to Oahu would not be complete without a visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center. It features artwork made by native artists and craftsmen. If you’re looking for unique gifts, check out the Martin and MacArthur store in Waikiki. There you can purchase beautiful Koa-wood furniture and accessories. The company has several locations around the islands, including one in Chinatown. The store is located near the Sheraton Waikiki hotel.
If you’re a fruit lover, you’ll find that Hawaiian fruit is abundant on the island. It has a consistent season supply of pineapple, papaya, mango, and passion fruit. You can also buy jars of preserves to bring back home with you. Depending on the variety, these can cost anywhere from $7 to $10. Keep in mind that they must be packed in checked luggage for travel. Regardless of where you choose to buy them, you can never go wrong with Hawaii fruit!