Wrap Up Your Holiday Shopping in Kailua Town

(Sponsored) If you’re trying to check off the last names on your gift list, but the thought of crowded malls and parking gridlock brings out your inner Grinch, think again: Kailua Town has dozens of local shops with thoughtful and unique gifts plus abundant free parking.



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Here are three Christmas gift ideas from Kailua Town. Make sure to check out their Holiday Gift Guide for a complete list of holiday gift ideas!


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Aloha Kira – Merchants Row

Find joy in browsing one of Kailua Town’s newest shops where owner Christine Tang loves creating and curating a fun, colorful world of clothing and accessories for women and kids, playful gifts and gifts for the home. From Aloha Kira’s exclusive organic cotton children’s graphic tees, coffee mugs and gluten-free mochi pancake mix to surfer towels, puzzles and games for grownups, Tang highlights local artists/designers as well as unique items she sources from around the world.


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Red Bamboo – Straub Building

Newly re-opened next door to its former space, Red Bamboo beckons shoppers with its fresh, bright interior and a fun collection of island-inspired gifts, home furnishings and accessories, plus a new line of women’s apparel. You can’t miss the exclusive line of throw pillows in vibrant ocean-themed patterns by Kailua artist Leanna Wolff. Plant-lovers will be pleased with the selection of botanical-themed kitchen towels and utensils, journals and zippered pouches. For holiday entertaining, find seasonal table décor and cocktail napkins with cheeky messages (Alexa, wrap the presents!).


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Waxing the City – Lau Hala Shops

‘Tis the season for pampering at Waxing the City where you’ll find trending beauty products for gift-giving, like Spongellé’s star-shaped, body wash-infused buffers packaged as ornaments to hang on the tree. Tuck a Musee bath balm gift set under the tree. The professional staff at Waxing the City can help with other gift ideas – or a gift card for beauty services and merchandise.