Kauai Gift Guide

November 19, 2019

With the holidays fast-approaching, we’ve compiled a list of Hawaiian gift ideas that promise to provide recipients a taste of Timbers Kauai—from here or afar.  We invite you to browse the gift ideas by category below.

Health, Wellness + BeautyApparelKidsHome, Food + DrinksTravelArtBooksGolf

Health, Wellness + Beauty

 

Kauai: Leahlani Skincare | Suggested gift:  Kokoleka Purifying Mask ($70)

  • A Hawaii based artisanal skincare line made from fresh Hawaiian nectars, potent and vibrant botanical actives and luxurious, tropical beauty oils. Our products are blended fresh weekly in intimate batches in our private studio on the lush North Shore of Kauai Island.
  • This line, used for facial treatments, can be purchased at the Spa at Timbers

Kauai: ‘Ili Coffee Scrub | Suggested gift: New Salt Scrub Trio ($38)

  • Every bag of ‘ili body scrub is made with our aloha. It’s made fresh weekly with high-quality organic ingredients, delivering you a premium product.

Kauai: Laka Living | Suggested gift: Chocolate Pearl Dip ($30)

  • A creative brand that makes high vibrational food products designed for sustainability of both the human body and environment.
  • Products can be purchased online or at Lilikoi Luxe in Kapa’a

Kauai: Kopa Kauai | Suggested gift: The Tropics Collection ($58)

  • KopaKauai is best known for our sea salt soaps, and it’s the chemistry behind them that makes these bars so unique.

 

Apparel

 

Kauai: Ohana Shop | Suggested gifts: Paniolo Papale Hat ($795) or  Kahelelani Shell Earrings ($175) 

  • Papale hats are made by ka ulana lauhala, (lauhala weaving) and is a treasured skill in Hawaiian culture. From the leaves of the hala (pandanus) tree, ancient weavers created sails, mats, baskets, and other necessities using this technique.
  • Niihau shell lei artisans lay on their stomachs for hours on end, plucking these teeny tiny shells out of the sand. 
  • Can be purchased online or in-store at Ohana Shop in Hanalei.

Kauai: Aloha Exchange | Suggested gifts: Beanie ($20) or Shop logo structured trucker ($25)

  • Can be purchased Online or at Aloha Exchange in Kalaheo and Kilauea

Molokai: Kealopiko | Suggested gift: Hinahānaiakamalama | Pareu – White ($48)

  • Pareos can be purchased online. 

Oahu: Roberta Oaks | Suggested gifts:  Abstract Monstera Linen Blend Dusty Mauve Aloha Shirt ($120) and Monstera Mauve Mini Kaftan ($152) or The Aloha Shirt : Spirit of the Islands, by Dale Hope ($60) or  Pet Bandana ($12.95)

  • A men’s + women’s brand and lifestyle boutique by Roberta Oaks.  Here you will find sharp fitting modern Aloha shirts, colorful day dresses, and hard to find Hawaiian and American made accessory, body, home, and lifestyle goods.
  • Can be purchased online

Hawaii: Sig Zane | Suggested gifts: Kalākaua Board Shorts ($65) or Waiau Dry Bag ($125) or Kinolau Kanaloa Buttonup Aloha Shirt ($120)

  • Sig Zane Designs is based on a strong, simple love. Our designs are wedded to a place, nature and culture, and our values are simple. Honor the land and the native culture. Celebrate excellence and beauty. And share what we know.

With Love From Paradise Leggings

Kauai: With Love From Paradise | Suggested gifts: Wild Orchid Moana Leggings ($98)

  • Can be purchased online or at Aloha Exchange 

 

Kids

 

Oahu: Of One Sea | Suggested gifts:  Kid’s Shaka Tank ($10) or Girl’s Reversible Rainbow One Piece ($58)

  • Unity-inspired surf and lifestyle brand based on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai’i. Our inspiration comes from the simple forms and beauty found in nature which we aim to translate into comfortable and stylish pieces for the whole family.
  • Can be purchased online or Shipwrecked Kaua’i in Kapa’a

Kauai: Ohana Shop | Suggested gifts: Hulo! Hawaiian Word Game ($20) or Kūkulu Hawaiian Playing Cards ($10) or Hawaiian Legends for Little Ones ($7.95)

  • Can be purchased online or in store at Ohana Shop in Hanalei

 

Home,  Food + Drinks

 

Kauai: Cultivate Hawaii | Suggested Gift: Napali Tea Towel ($18) or Three Piece Set ($49)

  • “Two friends with the shared passion of nature, design, conservation, and entrepreneurship…Products that not only met our standards for inspiring creativity and beauty, but also met our environmental and worker-rights based standards for production. That’s why we work hard to ensure each product we sell won’t harm you or your family through chemical burdens, nor will they harm the planet or the people that make them.”

Aloha Exchange Going Coastal Camp Mug

Kauai: Aloha Exchange | Suggested gift: Camp Mug ($32)

  • Can be purchased Online or at Aloha Exchange in Kalaheo and Kilauea

Kauai: Kauai Juice Co | Suggested gift: Kiawe Smoked Hot Sauce ($10)

  • Can be purchased online or in Kapa’a or Kilauea

 

Travel

Aloha Collection, Mid Lei Lei Pouch

Oahu: Aloha Collection | Suggested Gift: Mid Lei Lei Pouch in Heather ($40)

  • ALOHA Collection was born out of a love of travel, adventure, and the ocean.
  • Can be purchased online or at the Golf Pro Shop in Ocean Course at Hoku‘ala

Oahu: Manaola | Suggested Gift: Laulea Bag ($98) or Naauao Backpack ($138)

  • “Inspired by his cultural upbringing as a native Hawaiian hula practitioner, self-taught fashion designer Manaola Yap translates Hawaiian spirituality and Hawaiʻi’s natural beauty into prints that embody repetitious patterns found in nature.”
  • Can be purchased online

 

Art

 

Ocean Paper, Kalapaki Beach

Kauai: Ocean Paper | Suggested gift: Kalapaki Beach ($25-$38)

  • Art can be purchased online

Kauai/Oahu: Laulima Store  | Suggested gift: Hau Kuahiwi Pin – ($12)

  •  A purchase supports the Plant Extinction Prevention Program (PEPP). Laulima aims to raise knowledge and awareness of native Hawaiian flora and fauna while supporting their conservation.
  • Pins can be purchased online

Kauai: Mohlenkamp Woodworks | Suggested gift: Wood bowls (prices vary)

  • Contact artist directly to purchase

Kauai: Michelle Dick | Suggested gift: Kalalau Scratchboard (prices vary)

  • Art pieces scratched out of clayboard with exacting discipline, revealing a vast array of Island images in black and white.
  • Can be purchased at Halelea Gallery 

Kauai: Kamoa Ukulele Store | Suggested gift: Ukulele (prices vary)

  • Can be purchased online or in store in Kapa’a

 

Books

 

 

Golf

Hokuala Golf Cap

Ocean Course Golf Pro Shop | Suggested gifts: Ocean Course Hokuala apparel and caps, golf balls, and ball markers

  • Can be purchased from the Golf Pro Shop

Maui Jim Sunglasses | Suggested style: Kawika ($299)

  • Can be purchased online