Here’s Where You Can Get a Lucky Fukubukuro Bag on O‘ahu

Retailers will be selling the grab bags for at least half the cost of the merchandise inside.
Royal Hawaiian Center Lucky Bags
Photo: Courtesy of Royal Hawaiian Center


Here are the retailers on O‘ahu participating in Fukubukuro, a popular Japanese New Year tradition where merchants sell grab bags with mystery merchandise at 50% or more off the price of the items inside.


Royal Hawaiian Center’s Lucky Bag Event

Jan. 1-2

Merchants will be selling Lucky Bags throughout both days while supplies last.


Participating retailers:
ABC Store
Dean & Deluca
Harbors Vintage
Harley Davidson Waikīkī
House of Mana Up!
Island Slipper
Jimmy Choo
Kate Spade New York
Kira x Miffy
K-pop Friends
Lānaʻi Transit
Leather Soul
Love Renaissance
‘Ōiwi Ocean Gear
Original Grail
Ranger Sports
Royal Hawaiian Boutique
Royal Hawaiian Quilt
Silver Lanis
Simply Wood Studios
Tim Ho Wan
Tory Burch



Ala Moana Center

Jan. 1, starting at 10 a.m.


Several retailers are taking part in this year’s Fukubukuro event. Ala Moana also will be having entertainment by Taiko drum master Kenny Endo and Taiko Center of the Pacific and a Japanese lion dance.


Participating retailers:
ABC Store
Amy’s Hallmark
Big Island Candies
The Body Shop
Crazy Shirts
The Face Shop
Freaky Tiki Tropical Optical
H.I.S. Hawai‘i
Happy Wahine Boutique
Hawai‘i’s Finest
Hawaiian Island Creations
Hervé Chapelier
HIC Surf
Hiro Systems Hawai‘i
Hot Topic
Island Slipper
Jams World
Jimmy Choo
Kate Spade New York
Kay Jewelers
Land and Sea Golf
Local Motion
Michael Kors
Moomin Shop Hawai‘i
Na Hoku
Nature Republic
No‘eau Designers
Sunglass Hut
T&C Surf Designs
Ted Baker London
Tommy Bahama
Tori Richard
Tory Burch
Travis Mathew



Ka Makana Ali’i

Friday, Dec. 30 to Sunday, Jan. 1

Score lucky grab bags at these select stores to celebrate the New Year.


Participating retailers:
The Blessed Life
Cosmic Beauty
Flip Flop Shops
Moani Island Bistro & Bar
No‘eau Designers
Razor Games
Razor Sports
San Lorenzo Bikinis



International Market Place

Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

Select stores are offering secret Fukubukuro bags. Also, present your Fukubukuro bag to the customer service desk for a chance to participate in a drawing for gift cards and merchandise from select retailers.


Participating retailers:
ABC Store
Hawaiian Island Creations (HIC)
Land & Sea Golf
MCM Worldwide
Martin & MacArthur
Michael Kors
Mitsuwa Marketplace
Pacific Harley-Davidson
Sunglass Hut
Surf Line Hawai‘i
Tabora Gallery
Vera Bradley



Kāhala Mall

The Compleat Kitchen will be offering Fukubukuro bags on Jan. 1, starting at 10 a.m., while Tori Richard will be selling grab bags with mystery merchandise from Jan. 1-3. The men’s and women’s bags are priced at $115 with a retail value of over $325; children’s bags are priced at $38 with a retail value of more than $115. Limited quantities are available.