NewPages Guide to
Indie Bookstores in Hawaii
The best list of independent Hawaii bookstores
We specialize in a diverse selection of over 100,000 fine secondhand, new, and out-of-print books, as well as locally-made gifts, LPs and Hawaiian records, Hawaiian Slack Key & Ukulele lesson courses, and much more!
Big Island BookBuyers is a great source for gently used and out of print used books and DVDs. And we also carry a selection of new materials including books of the Hawaiiana, tour guide and local author genres, as well as maps, calendars and locally produced greeting cards. Our bookstore is located in downtown Hilo and offers a great selection of pocket (mass market) paperbacks – Science Fiction, Fantasy, Thrillers, Mysteries, Horror, and more. Included in our thousands of book titles are topics in spirituality, self-help, gardening, cooking, history, science, art, poetry, Hawaiiana, voyaging, children’s, and more. Several hundred new titles are added to our shelves every week.
da Shop is a community bookstore and events space carrying bestseller books, Hawaiiana literature, cookbooks and literature, youth books K-12, gifts, and more.
Welina mai nei! We are a community resource focused on distributing the best books, music, and DVDs on Hawai'i and the Pacific. Also featuring made in Hawaii products by Hawaiian and local artisans: wood, lauhala, Ni'ihau shells, clothing, and more.
Bookshop featuring all genres of new and used books, as well as magazines and gifts. We carry a large selection of Hawaiiana and children's books.