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Best outdoor market

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Best outdoor market

Any advice for the best outdoor market near Waikiki that has genuine Hawaiian goods (not generally luxury chains)? Would love to just wander in an outdoor setting and see interesting stuff that differs from what one could find in New York, Los Angeles, etc.

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1. Re: Best outdoor market

Hi; Waikiki has and International Market Place that is central to everything. They have been getting more and more original hawaiian artist there doing stuff and its great. Also Honolulu has a gigantic flea market every Tues & Sat with all sorts there. Its great to brows around too. You can get there by bus (about a 30 min drive).

Have fun !

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The flea market is at Aloha Stadium, it's Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday...

http://www.alohastadiumswapmeet.net/

Lots of fun, definitely worth the effort to get there.

Enjoy!

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Have your husband drop you off and pick you up later. He'll love you for it. To go to paradise just to stand on asphalt in the broiling sun buying tourist junk is inexplicable to all but really dedicated shoppers.

There's a wonderful Saturday morning market at the Kapiolani Community College. Wonderful food. Not really many tourists...mostly locals. It's on the back side of Diamond Head.

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We combined our trip to Aloha Stadium Swap Meet with our visit to Pearl Harbor - they are very near each other. We went on a Wednesday - Swap Meet not crowded at all. Lots of touristy stuff - tshirts 8 for $20, purses and bags, beach towels, bathing suits, coffee mugs. Everything was reasonable.

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Please be aware that at lot of "stuff" at the Swap Meet is not "genuine Hawaiian goods"; most will be from China, or other countries with cheaper labor.

I cannot think of a concentration of local crafts or locally made merchandise stores in one place. Give your hotel a call and see if they have any suggestions.

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I should say that to me "genuine Hawaiian goods" means made in Hawaii.

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The Saturday morning market down by the Zoo at the community college is the one that was recommended to me and sounds closest to what you describe, I think.

I'm not sure the International Marketplace fits what you seek... that's just a bunch of small shops with the normal (tacky) souveniers, sarongs, tshirts, and stuff.

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Hawaiian goods & "Made in Hawaii"!

Check Kapiolani Community College Diamond Head Parking Lot on Saturdays and in Waikiki on the second floor of the Waikiki Beachwalk on Lewers Street, "Mana Hawaii" and a few other shops all have "Made in Hawaii" products.

Another near the University of Hawaii, is "Hula Supply Center". They have a small outlet at Mana Hawaii's.

Good luck,

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