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The Historic Kong Lung Market Center

The Landmark Before The Lighthouse

Come experience the heart of Kilauea's community and history at the Kong Lung Historic Market Center. Here, the town’s plantation era merges with chic, contemporary boutiques, a bakery and coffee shop, jewelry stores, restaurants and market, and the Center's award winning Historic Photo Retrospective. All residing in and around neatly preserved buildings—including Queenie's Cottage, the old theater, and an over 100-year old field-stone shop that used to be the Kilauea Sugar Plantation's Company store.

A family poses for the funny photo op at The Kong Lung Center, between Island Soap and The Kilauea Bakery.Throughout the decades, the Center has evolved with Kilauea while never letting go of its original charm. Located only minutes from the Kilauea Lighthouse and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, two of Kauai's most popular destinations for whale watching and bird watching, Kong Lung Historic Market Center is the North Shore's hub for dining, community events, and an eclectic shopping experience. From locally-made goods such as coconut soap and original art, to rare vintage consignment clothing and the latest designer evening wear, Kong Lung Historic Market Center is a perfect reflection of Kauai's wide-ranging tastes.

Just don't think you can rush through Kong Lung in a few hours as if you’re at a mall. The Historic Kong Lung Market Center also boasts a large scale Photo Retrospecive about life in Kilauea, Kauai pre, during and post plantation era. The Retrospective has more than 15 large outdoor displays with engagin images and details of the life and times of our Kilauea Town. Like the small town of Kilauea itself, the Market Center one of those uniquely Hawaiian places where you'll want to soak in the mood, have some conversations, and just take it slow.

 

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Coconut Style

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Picture of the entrance to Coconut Style at Kong Lung Center

 

 

Coconut Style has taken the simple things of Hawaii and blended them into a line of exclusive clothing. Styles with a relaxed feel, rich colors and easy textures. Originality with an innate freedom that reflects our island way of life.

Color comes naturally to Hawaii and is an essential part of everything we make. Dyes from India, Indonesia, China and Germany, are all mixed by hand creating an incredible range of colors.

Coconut Style’s relaxed textures have a comfortable, casual elegance. Soft silk blends, cotton wash and high quality rayons, are all hand painted in beautiful tropical motifs, reflecting the gentle influence of the Islands.

Everything is made by hand, giving their designs an inherent quality and simplicity not found anywhere else.

 

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