Dining in Hawaii is a melting-pot party for your taste buds. Island cuisine is as diverse as Hawaii’s people, combing multi-ethnic flavors to create mouth-watering dishes that will make you want to come back for more. Shopping abounds as visitors can explore the world’s largest open-air shopping center, mid-size malls, and specialty shops island-wide. Bag your next bargain or dig into your next delicious dish in Hawaii.
Dining and Culinary Experiences
Hawaii Regional Cuisine – A culinary movement that blends Hawaii’s diverse, ethnic flavors with the cuisine of the world.
Farmers Markets – Fresh fruits, flowers, vegetables, local cuisine, and homemade baked goods.
Food Tours – Hawaii’s culinary tourism revolution is growing. Enjoy Hawaii’s diverse food scene as you visit markets, restaurants and bakeries.
Farm Tours – Visit working farms, cattle ranches, aquaculture developments, and coffee plantations, and explore agricultural marvels like macadamia nuts, tropical plants, papaya, mango, star fruit, lychee, and dragon fruit.
Luau – No visit to Hawaii would be complete without attending a luau, or Hawaiian feast, featuring live music, cultural performances, and delicious local dishes.
Ala Moana Center – The largest shopping mall in Hawaii and the largest open-air shopping center in the world.
Royal Hawaiian Center – An upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment destination occupying more than 310,000 square feet along a three-block stretch of Waikiki’s famed Kalakaua Avenue.
International Market Place – Formerly a cluster of kiosks and small shops, this renovated marketplace features numerous stores and restaurants in Waikiki, along with a nightly torch-lighting ceremony.
Kahala Mall – Located in East Oahu, features more than 100 retail shops, restaurants, boutique clothing stores, an eight-screen movie theater, and Hawaii’s first Whole Foods Market.
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet – An outdoor market with more than 400 vendors, crafters, artists offering a wide select of clothing, Hawaiian souvenirs, jewelry and antiques. Located in Hawaii’s largest sports venue in Central Oahu.
Pearlridge – Hawaii’s second largest shopping center and the state’s largest indoor shopping mall located in Aiea, Oahu.
Waikele Premium Outlets – The only outlet center on Oahu featuring more than 50 designer and brand name outlet stores.
Ka Makana Ali’i – Known as “The Center for West Oahu,” this mall features more than 100 stores and restaurants, a movie theater, and farmers markets.