Fodor's Expert Review Kainaliu Town
This is the first town you encounter to the south heading upcountry from Kailua town. In addition to a ribbon of funky old stores, clothing boutiques, coffee bars, and bistros, a handful of galleries and antiques shops have sprung up in the last few years. Browse around Oshima's, established in 1926, and Kimura's, founded in 1927, to find fabrics and Japanese goods beyond tourist trinkets. Pop into a local café for everything from burgers to New York–style deli. Peek into the 1932-vintage Aloha Theatre, where a troupe of community-theater actors might be practicing a Broadway revue.