As we roll into the 2021 holiday season, we wanted to inspire your holiday shopping with a list of Maui businesses that make shopping local a walk on the beach! Shopping local is one of the best ways to support our community and give back to those striving to make Maui a better place. We live on an island full of hidden gems, brilliant artists, generous creators, and hard-working small business owners who make Maui the beautiful place that it is.
This year, let’s focus on uplifting Maui and all who help make it shine!
Awarded “Best Bakery” on Maui by Maui News and home of the famous Cream Horn, Stillwells Bakery is sure to add a smile to anyone’s day. They also now serve brewed coffee, espresso drinks, and hot tea!
Open Daily: 6:30am-3pm
Ululani’s is to a beach day as Santa is to the holidays. Now you can give the gift of Ululani’s at home with their Complete Party Package that has the signature home shaver, a six pack of their popular syrup flavors (Mango, Passion Fruit, Guava, Blue Raspberry, Pina Colada, & Tigers Blood), 6 pour spouts, 10 colorful 8oz party cups, 10 wooden spoons, and 10 Phade® straws. Just make some ice and you are ready for the holidays!
Maui Kuia Estate Chocolate
Bring the perfect holiday gift to every party this season with Maui Kuia Estate Chocolate. Crafter on Maui, it’s not only delicious, but it’s also a way to give back by shopping their Chocolate Laulima program, where Kuia donates 40% of the retail sales. Or check out their Kuia Club subscription, the gift that keeps on giving every month. Kuia Club Membership includes monthly shipment of curated chocolate, exclusive access to newly released craft chocolate, 15% discount* off any additional chocolate purchases, both in-store and online, and monthly writings and musings from their CEO Dr. Gunars Valkirs or VP of Operations Dan O'Doherty.
Open Daily: 9am-4:30pm
Swell Maui Surf
Riding into the holiday season with the perfect gift for that ocean lover in your life. Private and semi-private surfing lessons are great for families, kids and couples. Whether you are a first time surfer or haven’t surfed in a while and are feeling a little rusty, Swell Maui Surf can help you feel comfortable in the water and progress in your skills. Your surf instructor will be by your side throughout your lesson, patiently guiding you in proper paddling & stance techniques, etiquette & how to handle your board in every situation.
Maui Ono Donuts
Maui’s favorite plant-based donuts are perfect for those who love a sweet treat at the start of their day...or all day long! Find them on UberEats, Bite Squad, and DoorDash.
Open Daily: 6am-12pm
The Bikini Market
When living in Hawai’i, all you need is a bikini, 80 degrees, and the perfect beach bag. You can find at least two out of three at the Bikini Market! The perfect place for swim and seasonal attire.
Open Daily: 10am-4pm
This carefully curated lifestyle boutique, inspired by the pursuit of the endless Hawaiian summer, is the perfect stop for those who love to accessorize their life with fine pieces.
Open Monday-Saturday: 10am-5:30pm.
Paradise Now Hawaii
Jackie Eite is a talented artist that owns this perfect Wailuku studio with over 40+ local vendors all under one roof. Share the gift of one of her 5 themed surprise boxes so that your holiday shopping is easy! Each box includes locally made items from our shop that are specialized for each box theme.
Boom Kanani Production
Looking for that perfect timeless Hawaiian shell pendant made right here in Lahaina, Maui? Be sure to send a direct message on Instagram for custom orders or checkout their Etsy page for ready to purchase items (linked in their Instagram bio).
Hue Home & Design
For the home decor lover in your life look to Jessica Mclellan and Wendy Takemoto to help you find the perfect gift. Their 5,000 square foot showroom in Kahului is a carefully curated store full of classic coastal home furnishings and current accessories and home decor.
The epitome of the perfect Maui gift, Maui Hands has featured artists, artisans & jewelers of Hawai’i since 1992. From original paintings and mixed media to handcrafted ceramics, glasswork, and a wide variety of wooden items, you’re certain to find something beautiful to enhance your home or office.
Locations and Hours
Lahaina | Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm
Makawao | Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm
Pa’ia | Monday-Sunday 10am-5:30pm
Wailea | Monday-Sunday 10am-8pm
Family owned and operated, Solely Aloha Boutique pours their aloha into everything they create. Offering apparel & clothing, this small family business is home to local artists all over Maui and are the creators of the famous Aloha Shapes® logo.
Maui Brewing Co
Maui brewed craft beer. Need we say more?
Mark your calendars for this year’s Hui Holidays, coming Nov. 19-Dec 24! The hui noeau’s annual holiday shopping event returns with a curated selection of local, handmade and unique gifts for everyone on your list! Their gift shop will expand to fill their gallery in a winter wonderland featuring their annual paper dress installation made by Maui artist Sophia Gallegos. By shopping locally, you’ll take part in the season of giving by supporting local artists and Hui No’eau!
Wailuku Coffee Company
Always brewing up a merry time, Wailuku Coffee Company proudly supports local artists & charities through everything they do. They exhibit monthly art shows at both of their locations & donate 15% of all art sales to local non-profit charities. Their Golden Blend Coffee proceeds go 100% back into the community.
A biodynamic family farm located in Kula, Hawai’i, you can be sure to find delicious seasonal honey, fresh greens, organic coffee, fermented products & much more!
For sure this is only a sampling of the many incredible local businesses here on the island. Whether it's your favorite restaurant or a new popup shop, be sure to drop by in person, or online, to support your Maui community this holiday season.