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The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Not the Usual Items

While on vacation we stopped in Hilo and walked into this shop. They have quite a few items of... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
JavaMyst
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Calgary, Canada
via mobile
you can't miss it

There is something for everyone and for all ages. Lots of unique merchandise -plus jewellery... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
jgluv2travel
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Regina, Canada
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19 May 2018
“Not the Usual Items”
8 Apr 2018
“you can't miss it”
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E komo mai! Welcome to Hilo! In 1976 Sally Mermel, a former school teacher opened "The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo" in the heart of Downtown Hilo. 37 years later in 2013, Sally sold the shop to Tracie Yoshimoto (4th generation Hilo-girl), who...more
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256 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2836
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

While on vacation we stopped in Hilo and walked into this shop. They have quite a few items of quality and interest. We found some items by local artisans that we purchased as gifts for our tween aged grandchildren. If you like nice, interesting knickknacks,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

There is something for everyone and for all ages. Lots of unique merchandise -plus jewellery, apparel and much more. I could have spent an hour here. You can’t miss it because it is right on the main street near Hilo Farmers Market.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

They definitely have done unique things to buy but overall, it was not very impressive and felt touristy...we were hoping for something local!More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Tracie Y, Owner at The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Aloha Shelliu! Mahalo for stopping by the shop and posting your review. We do our best to appeal to both locals and visitors. Your feedback is very important to us and will help as move towards our upcoming renovations and improvements. We hope you enjoy...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

This place has something for every one no matter the age. Just fun to look at all the different items they carry.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Tracie Y, Owner at The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Aloha Frank! Mahalo for stopping in The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo and for your very complimentary review. We appreciate it very much, and hope you enjoy your time in Hilo. Tracie and Team MISH

Reviewed 3 July 2016

You have to go into a store with such a name. We found numerous unique goods for gifts within. Very friendly outgoing staff.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Tracie Y, Owner at The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Aloha! Mahalo nui loa (Thank you very much) for stopping in to visit our store and your glowing review! We hope you enjoyed your visit to Hilo and that you will visit us again. A hui hou! Tracie Y. The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped by while strolling through downtown Hilo. Many of the items are from Japan as well as local Hawaiian artists. They seem to fall into the range of quirky and unusual so that they do appeal to a certain type of clientele. The shop...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Tracie Y, Owner at The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Aloha! Mahalo for your review and purchase at our shop earlier this year. Love that you helped support former farmers in Fukushima, Japan. We hope you will visit us again during your next visit to Downtown Hilo. A hui hou! Tracie Y. The Most Irresistible...More

Reviewed 12 June 2015

My husband and I gave into the temptation to visit this store during our honeymoon. We thought that it would be a souvenir shop filled with Hawaiian souvenirs. Instead, it is a small shop full of Japanese-style items and random trinkets.More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Tracie Y, Owner at The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Aloha! Thank you for stopping into our shop during your visit last year. I'm sorry our store did not live up to your expectations. We take pride in serving our local community and visitors with unique and quality gift items for over 40 years. We...More

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