Though the words cheap and Honolulu hotel seldom go together, the Aqua Waikiki Wave offers casual, elegant accommodations just steps from the beach. Your hospitality fee, automatically added to your bill, covers a shuttle to area attractions, use of the business center, as well as beach towels and chairs, Wi-Fi, and unlimited movies and PS3 games. There’s also a fitness center, convenience store located next to the hotel, and two restaurants on the premises. The China Garden Restaurant serves Cantonese specialties, and the Big Kahuna Restaurant is a full-on tiki lounge.Most agree that it’s the hotel’s proximity to the Kahala Mall that’s a great selling point. Just a 12-minute drive away is another of Honolulu’s shopping gems. This mall is anchored by Macy’s and Whole Foods Market, and has dozens of boutiques and stores for souvenirs, as well as restaurants and casual dining to please your palate. Popular shops include Fighting Eel for women’s apparel, Liang of Hawaii for jewelry, and Rix Island Wear for men’s apparel.With its stunning views and famous island hospitality, Honolulu isn’t just about the beach. As a serious shopping destination, this Hawaiian paradise is perfect for picking up gifts for those back home, or purchasing something special you’ll remember for a lifetime. Designer brands and great deals can be had in Honolulu, if you know where to look. The next time you’re in Hawaii, try these great Honolulu shopping hotels to book your next getaway, and then get ready let your inner shopper out!