Best Shopping, Shopping Malls and Centers, Christmas Shopping, Shopping near Cruise Port: Local handmade crafts and locally grown produce can be found island wide at the various Sunshine Farmers Markets taking place every day of the week. You'll find food to take home and prepare, as well as ready made meals, clothing, jewelry, and other crafts. They also serve as a really great place to socialize. Below is a listing with days, location and times. -In Koloa at the Koloa Ball Park off of Maluhia Road Mondays at 12 noon. -In Kalaheo at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center on Papalina Road off Kaumualii Highway Tuesdays at 3 p.m. -In Kapaa at Kapaa New Town Park on Kahau Street Wednesday at 3 p.m. -In Hanapepe at Hanapepe Park Thursdays at 3 p.m. -In Kilauea at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. -In Lihu'e at Vidinha Stadium on Hoolako Road Fridays at 3 p.m. -In Kekaha at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center on Elepaio Road Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Local Expert Jade Eckardt Says:
Shopping Malls and Centers: "Bring a reusable shopping bag since Kauai has banned plastic bags."
Recommended as Best Shopping Because: These markets take place island wide and connect sustainable minded buyers with locally made goods.
Best for Shopping Malls and Centers Because: Sunshine Farmers Markets support sustainability by selling locally made products.
Best for Christmas Shopping Because: Buying local is best, even for the holidays, and the farmers market is the best place to find locally made arts and crafts for gifting.
Best for Shopping near Cruise Port Because: Sunshine Farmers Markets provide shoppers with locally made gifts and arts and locally grown produce.