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Most hotels and shops are clustered along a relatively short strip in Waikiki, which can be convenient or overwhelming, depending on your sensibilities. Clothing, jewelry, and handbags from Europe's top designers sit across the street from the International Marketplace, a conglomeration of booths reminiscent of New York City's Canal Street—with a tropical flair. It's possible to find interesting items at reasonable prices in Waikiki, but shoppers have to be willing to search beyond the $4,000 purses and the tacky wooden tikis to find innovation and quality.