No matter the time of year, people in Hawaii are always active. But in order to be properly equipped for your favorite form of recreation, you’ll need to pay a visit to one of the state’s first-rate sporting goods stores. Whether you’re joining a pick-up soccer league, taking dance classes, or just heading out for a jog, you’ll find all the top gear at the 10 best sporting goods stores in Hawaii.
Big Island Running Company has staff who are passionate about running, thus can help shoppers choose the gear that is right for their body, experience level, and fitness goals. Big Island Running Co., really ensures that you purchase the correct shoes or inserts needed for your feet and your gait using specialty video analyses combined with their knowledgeable staff. They also organize races, running clubs, and free training groups to get you started and keep you going.
Shop local and be rewarded with savings on a great selection of kids’ and adults’ cleats and soccer uniforms. Referees are also not neglected, as Soccer Loccer has a large selection of apparel, shoes, and bags for refs. This family-owned business works with local teams to offer team banners and window decals of your local soccer team or club.
Candy’s is a friendly, welcoming store that sells all things necessary for children and adult volleyball players. Candy’s carries an array of shoes from Nike and Asics, accessories, padding, balls, and apparel. Candy’s Volleyball Supply has been serving the local volleyball community for 10 years.
McCully’s is a full-service sporting goods shop that in addition to retail offers bicycle repairs, tennis racquet restringing, and fishing rod service. In store, you’ll find a wide range of sporting gear including wrestling, baseball, fishing, swimming, and biking needs. McCully’s is very large, offering visitors shelves upon shelves of sports snacks, apparel, balls, goggles, safety gear, bikes, and other equipment.
Started by a local in 1977, Local Motion has since took off and now offers nine stores across Hawaii. The stores carry a wide range of surfing and skating gear as well as their own locally designed range of apparel. Other than apparel, their specialty is surf boards, which they stock from some of the best local board shapers around.
Water Works Sports is a small business providing locals and tourists with high-quality rentals for watersports as well as gear for purchase. Products available for rent are snorkels and stand up paddleboards. Their range of gear available for purchase is much larger, and they carry active wear, paddles, underwater photography equipment, sunscreen, surf and stand up paddleboards.
West Maui Sports & Fishing Supply is both a fishing charter and supply store catering to fishing and other watersports. In store, you’ll find Hawaiian made lures for sale as well as fishing tackle, gear for shore and deep sea fishing, and other fishing gear. They also offer rod and reel repair and marine supplies to keep your boat in tip top shape.
Step-n-Up Hawaii is a welcoming store, where staff are knowledgeable about dance and can help you find the appropriate shoes, leotards, and tights for affordable prices. They carry convertible tights as well as leotards, ballet slippers, jazz, tap, and dance sneakers ranging from children to adult sizes, outfitting the entire island with everything needed for dance class.
Sports Line is a locally owned sporting goods store that is a member of Athletic Dealers of America, so they offer gear for numerous sports. In store, you’ll find the gear necessary for baseball, football, soccer, wrestling, and volleyball all by some of the top international brands such as Adidas and Under Armour. Sports Line offers uniform services where you can customize a uniform for your team or sports club.
The Running Room is a family owned business open since 1976 that focuses on running apparel and shoes. The staff are all runners themselves, so the atmosphere at the store is congenial and informative for both beginning and experienced runners. In stock, you’ll find popular brands such as Nike, New Balance, and Adidas.