June 5th, 2010
First Fridays at the Shops begins June 4 and features music by local artists at center stage. This month the artist is Poncho Man.
They will not be offering the popular hula show at center stage throughout the summer. We will advise when it is available again.
One June 8 Juice 101 will have their grand opening and from 4-5:30 pm they will be offering free smoothies and other giveaways. They will be serving both breakfast and lunch.
On June 26 Jam World will be having their grand opening and a portion of all sales that day will go to the Dream Come True Foundation. There will also be giveaways and live entertainment.
May 25th, 2010
The Queens Marketplace at Waikoloa Beach Resort complements the Kings Shops to offer a vacationer to Waikoloa Beach Resort almost all the shopping and dining one could need all within the resort. A full size grocery store and food court are among the many things you will find at The Queens Marketplace.
Island Gourmet Markets (808) 886-3577 – Full size grocery store run by ABC. Also offers a nice meat counter, deli and wine bar.
Food Court – The Food Court offers a variety of fast food restaurants including Subway and Dairy Queen.
Starbucks (808) 886-1888
Romano’s Macaroni Grill (808) 443-5515 – Offers signature Italian dishes for a reasonable price. Also offers takeout.
Sansei Seafood, Steak and Sushi Bar (808) 886-6286 – Specializes in sushi and contemporary Japanese specialties. Also is a great place for entertainment in the evenings.
Charley’s Thai Cuisine (808) 886-0591 – Reasonably priced Thai food.
Blue Ginger Family (808) 886-0022 – Offers an assortment of clothing for women, children, and men.
Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures (808) 886-0980 – Dive shop offering an assortment of gear as well as dive packages and instructions.
Claire’s (808) 886-8905 – Teen and young girls favorite store! Offers a variety of jewelry and cosmetic accessories.
Exclusive Designs (808) 886-0350 – Features traditional and contemporary apparel for all people.
Genesis Galleries (808) 886-1170 – Genesis Galleries has some of the finest Hawaiian artwork on the island. Original oils and painted surfboards are among the many pieces they offer.
Giggles (808) 886-0014 – Offering an assortment of clothing, toys, and much more for children.
Hawaiian Quilt Collection (808) 886-0494 – Wrap yourself in Hawaiian style with beautiful hand-quilted purses, wall hangings, quilts, and much more.
Island Pearls (808) 886-4817 – Selection of fine jewelry featuring Tahitian Black Pearls.
Lids (808) 886-1649 – Selection of hats along with the ability to custom make any hat one desires.
Local Lizards and Friends (808) 886-8900 – A store filled of gecko themed items.
Local Motion (808) 886-7873 – One of Hawaii’s favorite surf shops. Local Motion offers contemporary surf apparel as well as everything you need for a day at the beach.
Pacific Nature (808) 886-8919 – Specialty jewelry store that features fine jewelry inspired by Hawaii’s natural surroundings.
PacSun (808) 886-0415 – Provides young adults and teens with an assortment of trendy apparel.
Persimmon (808) 886-0303 – Big Island based boutique offering the latest clothing and shoe fashions.
QuickSilver (808) 886-0900 – Popular surf store Quicksilver and Roxy clothing along with accessories.
Reyn’s (808) 886-1162 – Home of the world famous Reyn Spooner aloha shirts.
Sunglass Hut (808) 886-0274 – Offers and assortment of sunglasses for all occasions.
May 27th, 2009
The Kings’ and Queens Shops offer an array of activities, shopping, and dining for travelers to the Waikoloa Beach Resort. Each shopping area offers an open air setting and a uniqueness to what they offer.
The Kings’ Shops have been around the longest and are located along Kings’ Pond in the Waikoloa Beach Resort. It is home to the nationally known Roys’ restaurant, which is known for a tastefull Pacific Rim cuisine and some amazing mai tais. You will also find a Starbucks for your morning cup of coffee. Along with the excellent shopping and restaurants you will find some fun activities for the family. On Fourth of July, they have the annual Rubber Duckie Race at Kings’ Pond along with the entertainment. Weekly you will find local activities such as hula and ukulele playing. The best part is that the Kings’ Shops are just a short walk away from Kolea and Vista Waikoloa!
As the Waikoloa Beach Resort expanded, there became a need for more amenities for the Waikoloa Beach Resort. In 2007, the Queens Shops opened, which are almost adjacent the Kings’ Shops. The best feature of the Queens Shops was that it offers a grocery store that offers almost any parishable as well as nonparishable item you could need during your stay. The Queens Marketplace also offers shopping and dining areas. You will also find a Dairy Queen, Arbys, and other fast food restaurants at the Food Court. Since being built, the Queens Shops has become the center of most major activities at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.
Weekly you will find Movies Under the Starts at the pavilion at the Queens Shops. This offers a nice family atmosphere to enjoy a childrens movie along with a Hawaiian shaved ice from the Food Court. Due to the days and times changing, please leave a comment below to get the dates and times if you are interested.
Waikoloa Bowl at Queens Garden offers a large lawn setting for the largest activities at Waikoloa Beach Resort. On the Fourth of July you can enjoy the fireworks show from here along with popcorn, games, and much more. You will also find concerts here once or twice a year. Each month there are 2-3 local events held here such as Celebration of the Hula.
The Kings’ and Queens Shops are great features of the Waikoloa Beach Resort and provide excellent services and amenities to people traveling to the Big Island of Hawaii.