Wedding Vacation in Hawaii

Its called a Wed Vacation : Treasured Souvenirs from Hawaii

     A vacation, anywhere in the world, would not be complete without souvenirs and memories make the best ones especially when your in Hawaii for a wedding or a friends ceremony . Ok but if you want to buy physical souvenirs we are going to list a few local markets and swap meets where you can find it on the cheap .
Although Hawaii is an expensive place to be, buying inexpensive knick-knacks are still within reach, but only if travelers are patient enough and eager to find a great bargain.

a memory of a fun exciting time in Hawaii is the best thing you can bring back home

Honolulu Farmers Market

Great local foods and flowers and sometimes local artist
777 Ward Ave.
Wednesdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  Destination Hawaii wedding tourists should not just explore and sight-see the whole islands, but they should also be on the lookout for local bargain stores and those that are on sale. Travelers could save a fortune by buying mementos from these kinds of shops. Flea markets or farmers market on the islands are good places to go as well. They are usually held on specific days of the week so tourists should make sure to ask a local in the area. Vendors sell a variety of Hawaiian souvenirs such as clothing, coral jewelry, shells and many others.

Dancing in a circle at their Hawaii Vow renewal ceremony on Lanikai beach of Oahu

   Visitors should stay away from buying in a hotel’s souvenir shops. The products are not only costly, but they could actually be found somewhere else on the island with the same quality but in a more affordable price. Buying from the shops found in the hotel is definitely a big no-no.

   If guests could not go to the weekly farmers markets, they could always go to any Hawaiian local shops. Hilo Hattie’s is a very popular souvenir chain store with one or two shops on each Hawaiian island. Their merchandise ranges from clothing, accessories to foods and sumptuous delicacies. The most common remembrance guests love to buy here is the Hawaiian t-shirt.

 Another prominent chain shop that could be found on almost all the Hawaiian Islands is the ABC Store. They sell almost all kinds of tokens in a very reasonable price, perfect for those that are looking for a great deal.

 Shopping for souvenirs is not an easy task. It requires keen eyes to find the perfect merchandise and a pair of strong legs to go on for hours and hours. It is advised that tourists should give an ample time for shopping so they could find the best deals in town. Purchasing tokens in a hurry would never be a good option. Aside from getting the product on a sky-high price, they could also not take the finest one back home.

Kailua Farmers Market

609 Kailua Rd., Located in parking lot by Longs
Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Kailua Elementary School
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 Moreover, travelers should never become impulsive buyers. They should also bear in mind that they should comb through all the stores that they could visit. It is wise to compare the prices first of each merchandise before deciding on what to buy. It is really like hitting two birds with one stone – guests could discover the island by walking around town and get a cheaper keepsake at the same time.

Pearlridge Center, Pearlridge Uptown next to Macy’s
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

  Buying in bulk is another way to get souvenirs in a low-cost price. Tourists could always ask for a discount, particularly in souvenir shops or stalls along the beach or in different tourist attractions. Accessories made up of shells like necklaces and bracelets are definitely inexpensive when guests buy more than one.

 Souvenirs are great tokens to make tourists remember the countries and places they have been to. Buying keepsakes should not be a tedious task and guests should actually find it enjoyable. After all, these mementos are bought to make themselves or their loved ones happy.
Oahu Farmers Markets

Rambutan at the KCC Farmers Market on Saturday mornings near Diamond Head. Photo courtesy of Rosa Say via flickr.

Oahu farmers markets are sprouting up everywhere offering fresh produce and homemade treats with local flavor. Here are ten shopping stops worth making.

Kailua Farmers Market

609 Kailua Rd., Located in parking lot by Longs
Thursdays, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Kailua Elementary School
Sundays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hawaiian hardwood cutting boards at the Sunday morning market. Photo courtesy of Napua Heen.

Kailua has two farmer’s markets during the week. Whether you decide to visit its larger market on Thursdays in front of Whole Foods or its smaller, but still charming Sunday morning market at Kailua elementary school, both feature some of the best local products the island has to offer.

Pearlridge Farmers Market

Pearlridge Center, Pearlridge Uptown next to Macy’s
Saturdays, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Photo courtesy of Napua Heen.

You’ll find vendors from the West side here who showcase sweet treats like mochi (Japanese sweet rice cakes) and trendy tropical infused lemonades.

KCC Farmers Market

Kapiolani Community College 4303 Diamond Head Rd.
Saturdays, 7:30 am – 11:00 am

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  1. Kauai Bride says:

    ԜOW just what I was looking for. Came here by searching for a video on Hanalei and saw how amazing the area is by drone .

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