Shopping Guide: Ward Village

By Olena Heu

South Shore Market.  Photo: Ward Village.

Nestled between downtown Honolulu and world-famous Waikiki, Ward Village has emerged as Honolulu’s acclaimed walkable and convenient destination for family-friendly shopping. From beauty and apparel to home goods, Ward Village is a community of more than 100 stores for your browsing pleasure.

Uniquely Different

Photo: Big Bad Wolf / Ward Village.

If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind specialty items found nowhere else, the collection of unique boutiques at Ward Village will satisfy your craving. MORI by Art + Flea provide an outlet for local Hawai‘i artists and designers to showcase their original and eclectic designs. Known for their kid-friendly street-inspired goods, creative apparel and accessories, Big Bad Wolf is the perfect shop for the unordinary child. Red Pineapple specializes in custom gift baskets and Hawai‘i goodies perfect for baby, families and anyone who lives an inspired life.

The Comforts of Home

Photo: Fishcake / Ward Village.

Take a piece of Hawai‘i home with you. Home goods, furnishings and artisan collectibles can add to the interior or exterior of your living quarters. Fishcake offers unique contemporary additions and accessories for any home. Bali Aga uses South East Asian influences paired with the Hawaiian way of life in its showroom of larger décor and furniture pieces. And both Pier 1 and Bed Bath & Beyond offer essentials for functionality and versatility easily added to your home, apartment or condominium.

Dress for Success

Photo: Eden In Love / Ward Village.

Work wear doesn’t have to be conservative or boring. Specialty boutiques at Ward Village showcase an array of designs for the working man and woman. Eden In Love believes if you look good, you feel good, and their fashionable pieces and accessories for women have garnered a cult following. Poshd by Valerie Joseph is a creative blend of style and sophistication, offering both trendy and chic apparel. Salvage Public is a locally designed menswear brand for gentlemen who appreciate comfort and beach-chic style. MisFortune Hawai‘i utilizes European and Asian influences in its well-stocked inventory of jewelry, hand-bags and women’s apparel. Jams World is known globally for its memorable and vibrant colors, hand painted aloha shirts, dresses and locally made limited floral collections.

Cosmopolitan, Savvy and Simple

Photo: Salvage Public / Ward Village.

A truly family-friendly village of boutiques, stores and pop-up shops abound at Ward Village. This centrally located shopping location is perfect for the cosmopolitan, savvy and simple shopper.

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