Store Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sun: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kong Lung Trading boasts its origins dating to 1881 when Lung Wah Chee operated a Chinese store +to meet the everyday needs of plantation workers. With the passage of time the shop has butterflied into the definitive source for gifts, home décor, apparel, and goods not readily found elsewhere. Located in the center of Kilauea Town Kong Lung Trading is upscale without pretension, renown for its everchanging collections personally curated by owner Patty Ewing. True to its multinational heritage the shop offers goods from around the world with a focus on timeless design and quality: vintage kimonos and obis from Japan, Chinese ceramics and contemporary tableware, textiles from around the world, art glass and lacquer, jewelry by established and up-and-coming artists, and naturally lots of stuff for kids. The knowledgeable Kong Lung staff value creativity in all they do so displays are inspirational and captivating, stand-outs in a sea of sameness. With a fabulous book selection browsing is a joy and the essential luxuries are hard to resist.