Most people enjoy a little retail therapy, and why not of vacation? We all love to bring some souvenirs back to family and friends, and with so many shops it can be hard to decide where to find the most unique and quality items. So 10 Best has compiled a list of the best shopping on the Big Island. Form farmers markets to designer clothing and accessories, 10 Best has you covered.
For some local style shopping, drop by one of the many farmers markets around the island. If you're looking for locally made handbags, jewelry, produce, home decor and many other items, stop by the Hilo Farmers Market. This has been around a long time and is a weekly must for many locals. Another great farmers market is the Maku`u Farmers Market out in Puna, where thousands gather ever Sunday for socializing and shopping.
For a change of the island scene, go upscale shopping at the King's Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort. This is where you find high end shops like Tiffany's, Coach and many other jewelry and clothing shops, along with a lot of other retailers. This is located north along the Kona coast and is conveniently located right at the resort.
For a true mall shopping experience, check out Prince Kuhio Plaza while on the east side in Hilo. You won't find any truly high end or designer stores, but you'll find Macy's, clothing stores and surf shops. And for a unique collection of accessories and trinkets, Jungle Love in Pahoa is a diamond in the rough.
So get ready for some retail therapy and hit the town with our top ten shopping list.
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