Dining & Shopping


List of Places to Eat ON CAMPUS (Doc)
List of all restaurants, cafes and lunch wagons on campus (usually serving lunch only). Campus Center and Paradise Palms feature “food courts” which offer a variety of different foods or vendors.

List of Restaurants to Eat OFF CAMPUS (Doc)
List of many restaurants and bars on the island of Oahu with different recipes from different countries.

Muslim Resource Guide for Honolulu (Doc)
This guide provides maps and information for local Halal restaurants and markets.

Restaurant Delivery Service (website)
Online orders:  http://www.941-dine.com
Telephone orders:  (808) 941-3463
Lunch and dinner delivery service for over 65 area restaurants. See the website or the brochure included in your welcome packet for menus and prices. Delivery fees are per order, so we recommend you organize as a group to save on delivery costs. Delivery ranges from $5.99 to $9.99 (depending on your zip code) and there is a $15 minimum food order for dinner, $30 minimum food order for lunch ($15 after 12:30pm).


There are a number of groceries and drug stores near UH Manoa, and several within walking distance. You should be able to find most of your household needs at these stores.

Don Quijote (Website)
801 Kaheka St.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 973-4800
Specializes in Asian food

Down to Earth Natural Foods & Lifestyle (Website)
2525 S. King St.
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 947-7678
Organic produce and vegetarian/vegan products

2939 Harding Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 734-6303

Longs Drugs (Website)
2750 Woodlawn Dr.
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 988-2151
Groceries and in-store pharmacy

Kapahulu Shopping Center (website)
830-900 Kapahulu Avenue,
Honolulu, HI 96816
Easily accessible by bus 13 from University of Hawaii

Manoa Marketplace (website)
2851 East Manoa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
Within walking distance of the East-West Center, this complex includes grocery stores (Safeway), pharmacies (Longs Drug), banks, post office, dry cleaning, workout facilities, and gift shops as well as medical and dental offices and financial services. There is also a wide array of restaurants and food establishments, from quick service to sit-down. A farmers market, selling fresh produce and other local products, is located across from the post office. Open Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 7am-11am. Cash only.

Market City Shopping Center (website)
2919 Kapiolani Blvd,
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 734-0282

Nijiya Market
1009 University Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 979-8977
Groceries and Japanese products

Safeway (Website)
2855 E. Mānoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 988-2058
Safeway is one of the main grocery store chains on the island and there are two locations that are close to the East-West Center.

Safeway Club Card Members receive considerable discounts on certain weekly sale items. In order to take advantage of this program, you will need to enter your club card number at checkout. The membership number is the same as the Lincoln Hall main number: 808-944-7816.

3221 Wai‘alae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-5050

Wal-Mart (Website)
700 Ke‘eaumoku St.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 955-8441
Groceries, household needs, and in-store pharmacy

Farmers Markets

Campus Farmers Market (website)
Located on the first floor of the UH Campus Center, this farmers market sells produce from local growers every Tuesday & Friday, from 8:30am to 3:00pm.

Kapiolani Community College (KCC) Farmers Market (website)
4303 Diamond Head Road
Parking Lot C
Bus ] Routes #3, 22, 58
Large and very popular outdoor farmers market featuring produce, flower and food vendors. Open on Saturdays from 7:30-11am (tip:  go early to beat the crowds) and on Tuesdays from 4-7pm.

Shopping Malls & Other

Ala Moana Shopping Center (Website)
1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814
(808) 955-9517
Ala Moana Shopping Center is one of the biggest shopping centers on Oahu. For more information and a directory visit the website. You can reach the shopping center by taking TheBus route A.

Kahala Mall (Website)
4211 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
(808) 732-7736
Kahala Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Kāhala, Honolulu on the East Side of the island of Oahu. In addition to its service as a major shopping center, Kahala Mall also serves as a key stop on a number of TheBus routes.

Waikele Premium Outlets (Website)
94-790 Lumiaina Street
Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
(808) 676-5656
Waikele Premium Outlets is located 30 minutes from Honolulu and is the only outlet center on the island. Features 50 designer and brand name outlet stores including Calvin Klein, Coach, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren and more.

Aloha Stadium Swap Meet (Website)
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 486-6704
It is an outdoor market, featuring hundreds of vendors, crafters,  artists from all over the world, a true melting pot of Aloha.  At the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, you can find discounts on a wide selection of high-quality products from clothing, accessories, Hawaiian souvenirs, pre-packaged ethnic foods, fine jewelry and vintage antiques.

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