17 Best Places to Shop in West Maui, Maui

Lahaina Printsellers Ltd

Fodor's choice

Available here are Hawaii's largest selection of original antique maps and prints of Hawaii and the Pacific. You can also buy museum-quality reproductions, plus paintings and photographs, many from local artists. Visit their production gallery at 1013 Limahana Place in Lahaina for an even greater selection.

Maui Friends of the Library

Fodor's choice

This nonprofit bookstore is run by volunteers who are happy to let you spend a few minutes (or hours) browsing shelves filled with mystery, sci-fi, fiction, military history, and "oddball" volumes. There's a nice section reserved for new Hawaiiana books. If you've finished with your vacation reading, donate it to benefit the Island's public libraries. There are also locations at Queen Kaahumanu Center and behind the former Puunene School in Kahului.

Whalers Village

Fodor's choice

Chic Whalers Village boasts wonderful oceanfront restaurants and shops in the heart of Kaanapali. Upscale haunts include Louis Vuitton and Tourneau, and beautyphiles can get their fix at Sephora. Elegant home accessories at Martin and MacArthur and Totally Hawaiian Gift Gallery are perfect Hawaii-made souvenirs, while the many great surf and swimwear shops will prepare you for a day at the beach. Kids will fall in love with the whimsical two-story climbing structure at the lower courtyard. The outdoor mall also offers free weekly entertainment, lei-making classes, and hula lessons; check their website for a complete schedule.

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Foodland Farms

This large supermarket combines the best of gourmet selections and local products with all the familiar staples you need to stock your vacation kitchen. It also makes an excellent poke (diced raw fish).

Hale Zen

If you're shopping for gifts in West Maui, don't miss this store packed with beautiful island-inspired pieces for the home. Most of the teak furniture and home accessories are imported from Bali, but local purveyors supply the inventory of clothing, jewelry, beauty products, kitchenware, and food.

Hilo Hattie

Hawaii's largest manufacturer of aloha shirts also carries brightly colored blouses, skirts, and children's clothing. You can pick up many trinkets and gifts here, but be aware that many are not made locally.

Honolua Store

In contrast to Kapalua's many high-end retailers, the old Honolua Store still plies the groceries and household goods it did in plantation times. Hefty plates of ono (delicious) local foods are served at the deli until 3 pm and best enjoyed on the wraparound porch. The plate lunches are the quintessential local meal. The coffee bar is welcoming and includes air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi daily until 5 pm.

Honolua Surf Company

If you're in the market for colorful print shirts and sundresses, check out this surf shop. It's popular with young women and men for surf trunks, casual clothing, and accessories. There are two locations on Front Street, plus branches in Whalers Village, The Shops at Wailea, and Paia.

Lahaina Cannery Mall

This mall, housed inside an old pineapple cannery, hosts free events year-round including Hawaiian crafts, hula lessons, and a weekly hula show on Sundays. Stop at Na Hoku, a purveyor of striking Hawaiian heirloom-quality jewelry and pearls. Whether you're searching for surf and skate threads or tropical resort wear, Crazy Shirts, Hawaiian Island Creations, Serendipity, and other retailers give you ample selections, and Banana Wind carries ocean-inspired home decor.

Lahaina Galleries

Fine works of both national and international artists are displayed at this well-regarded gallery. Besides the space in Lahaina, there's a second location in The Shops at Wailea. Prices start at more than $2,000 for originals.

Lahaina Gateway

Besides an eclectic mix of eateries, this plaza includes stores that sell surf gear and beach-chic apparel. Also found here is Foodland Farms, a local grocery store with excellent Maui-grown, organic, and fine-foods sections.

LIK Fine Art Lahaina

Fine art photographer Peter Lik is known all over the world. It's easy to understand why when you see his exquisite and hyper-real pictures of vast Maui landscapes displayed in this Lahaina gallery.


At this boutique you can snap up the latest styles without breaking the bank. A friendly staff, easy-breezy dresses, resort-perfect rompers, and loads of accessories await the smart shopper. There are branches in Kihei, The Shops at Wailea, Whalers Village, Lahaina Gateway Center, and Paia.

Martin Lawrence Galleries

In business since 1975, Martin Lawrence displays and sells the works of such world-renowned artists as Picasso, Erté, and Chagall in a bright and friendly gallery. There are also modern and pop art pieces by Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, and Japanese creative icon Takashi Murakami.

Maui Divers Jewelry

This company has been crafting pearls, coral, and traditional gemstones into jewelry for more than 60 years. There are branches at Whalers Village in Kaapanali, inside Pioneer Inn in Lahaina, and at the Kahului Airport.

Maui Gift and Craft Fair

An eclectic mix of vendors and artists set up shop at this outdoor market on Sundays, offering fine art, jewelry, and clothing with an island vibe.

Village Galleries Maui

The oldest art gallery in the state, this gallery houses the landscape paintings of popular local artists Betty Hay Freeland, George Allan, Joseph Fletcher, Pamela Andelin, Fred KenKnight, and Macario Pascual.