Curated by our SET Community
Calling all seafood lovers — this family-owned shrimp truck is a spot you won’t want to miss. Sit outside in the sun + enjoy flavors Giovanni’s team has spent nearly 30 years perfecting.
This restaurant is all about creating a joyful dining experience that highlights local ingredients and creative combinations. Grab a seat, a cold beer, and a bite from their chef-driven menu for an experience that’s equal parts ambiance and delicious flavor.
While there’s no shortage of fresh fish on the islands, you’ll actually find some of the best at the local grocery store. Made fresh daily, poke from Foodland is flavorful, tender, and served on a bed of soft steamy rice. Delicious is an understatement.
ACTIVITIES AND CULTURE
From lush green valleys to the sparkling blue ocean, a guided tour on Kuala Ranch is the perfect place to to learn about the environment + history of Hawaii. Whether you prefer exploring on horseback, zipline, boat, or ATV — adventure and lifelong memories await.
With sweeping views of Kailua Bay and the Ko’olau Mountains, this hike guarantees a one-of-a-kind experience in nature. Pack a lunch + your favorite SET and spend the day enjoying green trees and the ocean breeze.
Experience the natural beauty of the islands in these vibrant green gardens. With striking mountain views, a large water reservoir, and an expansive variety of native plants, get SET for a truly grounding and relaxing excursion.
Fans of fruit + all things fresh just have to try this North Shore delicacy. After a hot beach day, stop by the bright yellow beach shack for a coffee, smoothie bowl, or avocado toast. Plus, they sell super cute, branded clothing and accessories.
We all know + love shaved ice — but Matsumoto will take your love for this refreshing treat to a whole new level. Using a homemade syrup recipe that’s been in the family for 70 years and offering unique flavors such as coconut, guava, and yuzu, these desserts are a local favorite for a reason.
If you have a sweet tooth, you won’t want to miss this world-famous bakery. Leonard’s introduced Portuguese malasadas to Oahu and they quickly became the islanders’ go-to choice for dessert. Trust us when we say — anyone who knows these fluffy dough pastries loves them.
With over 400 vendors, this swap meet is the ultimate place to experience the culture and art of the Oahu community. Support the Hawaiian community by shopping from local vendors, artists, and collectors at this beautiful open air venue.
From the cutest tee-shirts for the whole family, to vintage reusable tote bags, to stunning home decor — husband and wife duo, Ali and Parker, have curated a collection of lifestyle goods that we can’t help but adore. Stop by their boutique for a relaxing and rejuvenating shopping adventure.
This shop has a wide selection of easygoing statement styles that reflect the laid back energy of the islands. From flowy dresses to streamlined rompers, you’ll undoubtedly find a look you love at this beachy boutique.
The perfect combination of midcentury modern design and beachy living, the Laylow Hotel is best known for its views and island vibes. With a saltwater pool, spacious rooms, and prime location for ocean cravings and neighborhood adventures — you’ll be laying low + loving life for your entire stay.
Looking for luxury? A stay at this resort + spa will bring you the best of dining, day trips, and everything dreamy. Just steps away from both the ocean and Waikiki shops, this hotel has been celebrated for elegant living for over a century.
Located right on Kāʻanapali Beach, this hotel offers acres of lush gardens, tasty restaurants, and a plethora of beach activities. Go for a snorkel, grab a bite to eat, or just enjoy the getaway — no matter how you choose to spend your stay, it’s the ultimate all-in-one spot.