Shopping Malls and Centers: Out of the hustle and bustle of downtown and away from the Waikiki crowds, Kahala Mall in east Honolulu is known for its chic, upscale boutiques. In between the mall's anchor tenants of Macy's, Whole Foods Market and Longs Drugs are boutiques specializing in women's, men's and children's apparel. There are even stores selling nothing but slippers, aka flip flops, stationary, candy and organizers for the home. Kahala Mall also has an eight-screen movie theater, known for its arthouse and indie screenings. And if you're hungry, there's Kuru Kuru Sushi, The Counter Custom Built Burgers California Pizza Kitchen, Chili's and more.
Best Shopping: Set away from Waikiki's bustle, this friendly shopping mall offers browsing in air-conditioned comfort. Its 90 stores include Macy's, Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble, Aveda, and Ann Taylor. A selection of service businesses is also available, and the munchies can be put to rest by pizza, Japanese, burger, vegetarian, Korean, and American eateries. In addition, the mall boasts an 8-screen movie theater for those who want to break for entertainment in the middle of a shopping excursion. This mall is the answer for those looking to find mainstream stores without the crowds and busy atmosphere of Waikiki. It's a great stop on your way to explore the east side.
4211 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
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Shopping Malls and Centers: "This large East Oahu mall features many local boutiques."
Best for Shopping Malls and Centers Because: Kahala Mall is one of the largest malls in Honolulu.
Best Shopping: "A convenient stop when heading further east to visit beaches."
Recommended as Best Shopping Because: Kahala Mall is a more relaxed alternative to Ala Moana Shopping Center.