Tourism accounts for a majority of the daily visits to Hale‘iwa, as well as the North Shore as a whole. As one of the most visited destinations in Hawai‘i, Hale‘iwa establishments work hard to uphold a commitment to remaining culturally perpetuating, as well as culturally relevant.
Hale‘iwa Store Lots provides a hand-crafted selection of merchants and retail spaces for visitors to peruse through that are unique to the area. Visitors may also browse through pieces of apparel, art, memorabilia, and sample and taste delicious foods that showcase the best of what the area has to offer.
Here are just a few of the many factors that contribute to Hale‘iwa Store Lots’ unique community:
• According to a survey conducted by the State of Hawai‘i Dept. of Economic Development & Tourism (DEDT), more than half (51%) of all visitors to O‘ahu visit the North Shore.
• An estimated 2.4 million tourists visit the North Shore a year, or almost 7,000 visitors, per day.
• US census estimates a total of 15,607 permanent North Shore residents.
• Located about an 75 minutes away from Waikīkī without traffic.