Field Guide: School Street

You’ll find more eateries than schools on this long street.


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Photo: David Croxford


Founded by interior designer Mary Philpotts McGrath, Place carries contemporary and vintage koa-wood bowls and dishes, quilts, paintings, glassware, chairs, lamps and jewelry. Check back often; Place rotates exhibits and product lines frequently. 40 S. School St., Suite 100, 275-3075.


Photo: David Croxford


Ito Florist

Ito Florist is a one-stop shop for floral needs. “We have cut flowers, we do deliveries, weddings, funerals, a little of everything,” says owner Kathleen Yoshinaga. The florist shop, which has been in business since 1934, moved to its current location two years ago and carries a variety of local tropical flowers, as well as those from the Mainland. 40 S. School St., Suite 120, 533-2348. 


Photo: David Croxford

Huckleberry Farms

For more than 25 years, Huckleberry Farms has been providing customers with all-natural and organic foods. The grocery store carries non-dairy milk and yogurt options; bulk nut; local fruits and veggies; and even has DIY peanut buttre and honey machines. “We’re also the only health food store that I know of that carries free-range meat,” says store manager Jared Mori. The store is open seven days a week; head a few stores down to Huckleberry Farms Health and Beauty Supply for makeup and supplements. 1613 Nuuanu Ave., 524-7960.


 Did You Know?

This midtown street was originally named School Lane in 1850, leading to the Royal School (now the Royal Elementary School on Queen Emma Street). Today there are two schools—Kapalama Elementary School and St. Theresa Catholic School—on the street.



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