The Waikele Premium Factory Outlets is a great shopping stop on Oahu. If you’ve come to Hawaii with a shopping list, make sure to check out the Waikele Outlets first.
Waikiele Shopping Tips
- Check out the Waikele Outlets early in your trip to get the cheapest prices you can, and the stuff you can’t find there get at Ala Moana or elsewhere.
- Waikele Outlet Coupons- If you’re driving there and don’t want to pay $10 for the coupon book, sign up online to become a VIP member.
- When you get there go to info desk show them you’re a member and they will give you the coupon book for free!
- If you fly with Hawaiian Airlines, take you ticket to the information booth and you will receive a free gift.
- Bring an empty rolling suitcase.
- Don’t forget there are more shops & food trucks across the street from the main entrance.
- Join our Facebook group, many of our members share Waikele deals there.
3 Main Shuttles from Waikiki
- Waikele Xpress Shuttle ($10 roundtrip) is a newer company with 15 passenger Mercedes, WIFI, and door to door pickup.
- Roberts ($18 roundtrip) is the big name, they have newer buses but they cost a bit more.
- Aloha Waikiki Shuttle ($10 roundtrip) is a “mom n pop” shuttle which costs a bit less and has older buses.
Bus from Waikiki
A bus from Waikiki to Waikele Premium Outlets is $5.50 (1-day Pass) and one child 5 or under is free. Tickets are sold on the bus and are good for 27 hours. Bring exact change.
*Bus is not so convenient with shopping bags.
Driving from Waikiki
Driving to Waikele takes around 25 minutes by car and you’ll have ample parking when you get there.
Taxi / Uber from Waikiki
A Taxi from Waikiki to Waikele Premium Outlets runs between $60-70 + 10% if your driver is nice, professional, has a clean car etc. Uber/Lyft is around $34.
You’ll find all of the shops located in one area. It’s an easy place to split up and then find each other later. Here’s a list of popular stores:
- Kate Spade
- Michale Kors
- Tory Burch
- Banana Republic
- Calvin Klein
- Famous Footwear
There is a food court in the center of the outlets and hidden food trucks outside to the left.
There are several restrooms including “family” restrooms for changing nappies.
You’ll find TravelEx Currency Services there if you need to exchange money.
Back to Waikiki
- If you’re taking a taxi they’ll be waiting there for you, and Uber you of course just call.
- If you’re taking one of the shopping shuttles home, make sure you’re at the waiting location at your predetermined time.
- Since the shuttles head back to Waikiki at different times, be sure to confirm your return time with your driver upon arriving at Waikele. If you have questions about return time flexibility, just ask them.