Looking to complete a DIY project to liven up your bedroom? How about a landscaping plan to create the garden of your dreams? Whatever your idea may be, you’ll need the correct supplies. At the high-quality hardware stores of Hawaii, you’ll be rewarded with a knowledgeable staff and an expansive selection to help you with your next home improvement project. Here are the 10 best in Hawaii!
City Mill has been locally owned and run by family since 1899 that has expanded to eight stores on Oahu. This long-standing hardware store carries everything you could imagine for both your home and garden, including electrical equipment, flooring needs, paint, plumbing, and tools. They also carry grills, wood chips, and outdoor chairs for your summertime barbecues.
Hardware Hawaii has expanded to serve numerous locations throughout the Hawaiian Islands. The Kailua branch is the original and was founded in 1954. The helpful staff at Hardware Hawaii will help you find exactly what you need in any of their departments. They also offer plans for local-style kit homes and all of the equipment and resources you need to build it.
The M. Tanaka Store is a fourth-generation locally-owned business that was originally established in 1915. They currently sell high-quality plumbing supplies, masonry equipment, hardware, and tools. What sets them apart from other hardware stores on the islands is their custom sheet metal service, which shows their legacy, as M. Tanaka, the man who opened the store, was a blacksmith.
This locally-owned hardware store and garden center welcomes handy Hawaiians with their knowledgeable staff. They aim to be a one-stop-shop, so you can easily find the help you need, pick up any materials, and set off back home to complete your project with confidence. Haiku Hardware also carries soil, fertilizers, and other gardening needs.
Hardware Lumber serves Maui with a vast selection of hardwood and plywood as well as the tools needed to work the wood. Here, you can purchase the supplies to DIY a unique shelving unit or one-of-a-kind doll house for your child. This hardware store is open six days per week.
Locally owned and operated since 1979, Miyake Concrete is the best place to go for any concrete project for your home. Specifically, the sell Hawaiian cement, thinset, wire mesh, and silica sand. In addition, they also carry lumber, doors and windows, and supplies needed for plastering. Miyake Concrete also works with local contractors and now features four locations to better serve the building and homeowner community.
Approximately 20 years ago, Bamboo Maui opened as the first locally-owned business to sell bamboo floor, ceiling paneling, and other bamboo goods. To help install your new bamboo floor, they also sell the necessary flooring supplies such as underlayment, sand paper, adhesives, and finishes. Bamboo is an excellent material for home features as it is sustainable, affordable, and beautiful.
Fiddlers is where to go if you need decorative hardware and plumbing needs for your DIY project (or your kit home from Hardware Hawaii). Specifically, they carry numerous brands of bath accessories, faucets, cabinet hardware, door hardware, lighting, and kitchen needs. Opened in 1955, they’re in their third generation of family employees in this family-owned business.