Where to Buy Local Hawaiian Gifts

If you're looking for where to buy local Hawaiian gifts for a loved one, friend, or colleague, why not consider something from Island Essence? Hawaii is known for its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, and unique products, making it a great source of inspiration for gift ideas. Here are some great gift ideas from Island Essence, where we specialize in Hawaiian-inspired products, made in Maui with Aloha.

Hawaiian Soaps: Bursting with Fragrance

Island Essence's Hawaiian soaps are a great gift option for anyone who loves luxurious bath products. Experience the lush fragrance of Hawaii with soaps that come in a variety of scents inspired by the islands. Island Essence Glycerine Soaps sparkle like jewels and smell like paradise while naturally and gently cleansing your skin. Handcrafted in a little factory on Maui, these soaps are made with love and Aloha. Try Big Island Vanilla with fresh island Coconut for an evocative, feel-good sensation with a twist of coconut. This soap smells warm, sensual and sweet, and is also calming and uplifting. 

Hawaiian Candles: Illuminate the Senses

Hawaiian candles are another great gift option, offering the warmth and fragrance of Hawaii in a compact package. Island Essence is where to buy local Hawaiian gifts, candles included! Travel candles are created with candle wax from Oahu and blended with island-inspired fragrance oils.  Paradise awaits wherever you are—enjoy at home or tuck in your suitcase to travel as the 4oz size is perfect.  These candles are made on Maui and are available in 8 different varieties including plumeria, pikake, and coconut, so you can choose the perfect one.

Hawaiian Body Care: Indulge in Luxury

Island Essence's body care products are another excellent gift idea, offering luxurious skincare options that are sure to please. Pamper your loved one with Island Essence's body care products, which are made from natural ingredients like coconut oil and aloe vera. From body lotions to body washes, their products are designed to indulge the senses and nourish, leaving skin feeling soft and silky smooth.

Hawaiian Oils: Multi-Purpose Self-Care 

Maui Miracle Oil is a line of premium skincare products made from a blend of natural, beautifying oils, including Coconut, Moringa, Tamanu, and Kukui Nut oils. Each type of oil has its unique set of benefits that make it stand out from the rest. Moringa oil, for example, is a treasure trove of antioxidants that can help you fight back against harmful free radicals and keep your skin looking young and fresh. Tamanu oil on the other hand is an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to reduce redness and irritation, making it a great option for those dealing with acne or other skin irritations, and the healing quality of tamanu is wonderful for treating scars. These oils can be used in a variety of ways. Massage it into the skin as a daily moisturizer, apply to nails for conditioning, use for an aromatherapy massage, add to your bath for an aromatic & moisturizing bath treatment, or use as a hot oil treatment for your hair!

So if you’re wondering where to buy local Hawaii gifts, Island Essence is a business that specializes in Hawaiian-inspired products, offering a wide range of unique and luxurious gift ideas. Whether you choose to give Hawaiian soaps, candles, or body care products, your recipient is sure to appreciate the beauty and luxury of these island-inspired gifts.

Island Essence makes gift-giving easy with traditional lauhala gift baskets that are available for purchase on separately if you want to choose 2 or more products to go inside them.  The team will wrap up your gifts and basket with a bow and tie with a seashell--as well as add a note/gift tag to the lucky recipient.  Or choose from a variety of Lauhala Basket gift options already filled with tropical treats.