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The Big Island may have an abundance of natural beauty and outdoor experiences to be had, but shopping on the island is somewhat limited. Yet those in search of gifts, souvenirs or just good ol' retail therapy won't be disappointed with the selection of shops on the warm and sunny Kohala Coast. Form outdoor markets with an eclectic selection of locally made goods to high end designer fashion purveyors, the Kohala Coast has a wide range of great shopping.
While shops to meet the needs for basic necessities like toiletries and electronics are in Kailua-Kona, clothing, accessories, and jewelry can be found along the entire entire coast.
For designer duds in elegant stores, the King's Shops at Waikoloa Village offers a wide array of stores including Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. Also on the grounds are more modest but high quality children's shops, men's and women's clothing stores, and souvenir shops.
At the Ali'i Gardens Marketplace, Kona Farmers Market and the Kona International Market, you can find locally crafted jewelry, home decor, art and clothing. In addition imported goods from Asia and the Pacific Can also be found. The farmers market is a great place to pick up local fruit and ready to eat food to take to the beach, or a picnic at one of the area's fun attractions.
Enjoy the eclectic array of shops and good along the Kohala Coast, which ranges from Hawi to Kailua-Kona.