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Address: 111 E Puainako St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-5288
Phone Number:
+1 808-961-3077
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Expensive clothes!

Cute store and appreciated the free juice drink and they do have some lovely clothing for all sizes plus kids but they are very pricey. Perhaps everything is made in Hawaii and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2015
mwooduk
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Miami
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NY
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172 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This store no longer exists on Hilo. You can find it on the other islands. We looked and looked.... and were told it had closed. Don't even bother looking on the Big Island.

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Thank STraveler2
cedar rapids
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

After our tour, the tour bus left us off so we could go to Hilo Hatties. Where they drop you off a tour guide walks you to their store about 3 blocks away. Well all you hear about is Hilo Hattie's so we figured we had to go there. What a disappointment. A gift shop with not much in it,... More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Visiting on a cruise port stop.. Pick u up at ship for free, and that's where it ends They have the most disgusting, overpriced, items for sale... Typically a tourist trap, so most of us know where we are going.. This place is beyond the worst.. Outdated merchandise, stale candy, some come with bugs, and forget the coffee. by your... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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388 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We were sorry to see that Hilo Hattie's, an institution in Hilo has gone out of business. Don't know the details, but this good shop for souvenirs is no more.

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Miami
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1,000 reviews
304 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 494 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Cute store and appreciated the free juice drink and they do have some lovely clothing for all sizes plus kids but they are very pricey. Perhaps everything is made in Hawaii and that's why? Anyway nice to look around and some good gift items too.

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1 Thank mwooduk
Wisconsin, United States
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This shop has everything you need! It was fun to go in and see everything Hawaiian and be able to pick up souvenirs for everyone in my family. The price ranges went from ok to oh no, however fun to stop in take a look and buy a couple things.

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West Valley City, Utah, Usa
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136 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My parents have been to Hawaii many times so we all stopped here cause my mom is a shopper. This is one of those places the cruise Ships take all their guests to. Wile it has lots of Hawaiian clothes and trinkets and it is fun to stop it is expensive. Stop for a quick look but move on.

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1 Thank SteveE304
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

If your looking for Hawaiian shirts, macadamia nuts, any souvenirs from your trip this is a great place to find it. They really have it all. They all this one stop shopping!!

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Thank Uncletex2
Dixon, California
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152 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Duck in betweeen tour buses for a quick pick of Hawaiian garb and curios/memorabilia. Prices are standard, and the quality is good. Just the place to pick up something for those folks back home.

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Thank tultrip
Illinois City, Illinois
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163 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014

One stop shop for all of your souvenir needs, or is it? Not if you make it to Target, K~mart or Walmart first, they're much cheaper on most items, including post cards. One of the employees told me the pineapple purchase is "the same thing you can get on the mainland" minus the shipping. o_0 okey dokey, thanks for the... More 

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