Skateboarding, surfing, and otherwise being outdoors is simply a way of life in Hawaii. But where do you get the latest skateboarding apparel or a new deck for your old board? Several highly-rated skate shops can be found across the islands and many offer online shops for your convenience. If you’re new to skateboarding, don’t worry as these shops also carry complete boards and safety gear to get you going.
Open for more than 10 years, 808 Skate is owned and run by skaters. They offer the best selection of skateboarding equipment on the island and in their online shop. Decks, wheels, trucks, and hardware are available as well as complete boards. They carry 3 Block, Antihero, Dime, and numerous other skateboarding brands.
APB Skate Shop stocks their own line of skateboarding apparel. If you work on your own skateboard, they sell a ton of decks from a variety of brands, wheels, trucks, and bearings, as well as other hardware. Complete skateboards from several brands and skate accessories can also be found in shop and online.
Jucker Hawai’i carries safety gear, skate apparel, tools and hardware as well as complete long boards and mini woody boards. If surfing and skating are your life, Jucker Hawai’i also carries surf and skate art and skate decks featuring unique artwork. Jucker Hawai’i also aims to conserve Hawaii’s natural beauty and open spaces with their Honolua Cause.
This skate and surf shop is a one stop shop for everything surfing and skateboarding on the island. Aloha Boardshop stocks complete Carver skateboards as well as decks, wheels, and hardware by the piece. In shop, you’ll also find a massive selection of wheels and traction pads.
With locations in Kealakekua, Kailua-Kona, Hilo, and Waimea, Oshima Surf and Skate offers all your skateboarding needs. In store, they carry an array of skate apparel, complete boards, wheels, and hardware. Boards are stocked following the latest trends and equipment, and a variety of brands are available.
Bike Factory’s slogan is “Why walk? When you can roll!!”, so it isn’t surprising that they are loved by their customers. Though mostly focused on bikes for children and adults, they also have a selection of skateboards and safety wear. They carry a good selection of Carver skateboards in lengths ranging from 25.5 inches to 37 inches.
With the aim to promote skateboarding among island residents, the staff at Oasis Skateboard Shop work to maintain and promote local skateboard parks and host mini contests. Oasis Skateboard Shop provides a wide array of skateboarding products featuring their original designs and advice. A vast selection of skateboarding apparel is also available in store.
Carrying surf, SUP, and skateboarding gear, Hi-Tech Sports has three stores in Hawaii that are packed with gear. This shop is especially good for those new to skateboarding as their knowledgeable staff can set you up with the appropriate board and safety gear. Specifically, they carry skateboard decks, completes, wheels, hardware, and safety gear.
Aloha Boards carries skate decks and skate apparel, with some stock available for purchase online. In store, they carry a wider selection of skateboards and longboards and when you purchase from Aloha Boards, you are supporting a small local business.