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Talk Story Bookstore

3785 Hanapepe Road, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
+1 808-335-6469
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What's not to like?!

Stopped here a couple of times on our weeklong trip to Kauai ... hubby bought a book, I bought a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best bookstore on Kauai

This is a great bookstore covering many subject areas. A combination of new and used books. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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3785 Hanapepe Road, Hanapepe, Kauai, HI 96716
+1 808-335-6469
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here a couple of times on our weeklong trip to Kauai ... hubby bought a book, I bought a cookbook by a local lady. LOVE the different ways they organize the store, the fact that they have new and used books and are intermingled...More

Thank hismile64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great bookstore covering many subject areas. A combination of new and used books. They have a large collection of books on HAWAII and specifically Kauai. There is also a nice store cat.

Thank odessa712
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Talk Story is a gem! Buy new books, used books, collectible books, kids' books and other media. You can get store credit when you bring in books and then you can buy more books! Cynthia and Ed know what they are doing and they do...More

Thank judyandkarin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Was very excited to visit this store, and their selection was great. However, don't take your kids, as this was the only place we went on Kauai that was not kid friendly. Very disappointed in how they treated me and my kids, who had looked...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Talk Story TOTALLY fits in on this funky old-timey street, that's for sure. WIDE selection of books of all kinds, especially for such a small space. Really surprising. Nice people. Being a comic book collector, I definitely needed to stop there. I mean – how...More

Thank mikebromberg1
Reviewed 26 August 2017

What a store! Chatting with owners Cynthia and Ed Justus and browsing the shelves of Talk Story almost made me miss my flight, but that would have been worth it, too. They reminded me of my love of books and how hopeful it feels to...More

Thank mdlesq
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Brought 3 books with me to read on our flight and stay in Kauai and read all three before we had been here 4 days. So ran into this Bookstore in Hanapepe and feel in love. New books, Old Books, First Editions! Met one of...More

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

What a terrific bookstore! It was a real treat to stumble upon this place when we visited Hanapepe. This shop has a great mix of both old and new books. There are lots of books about Hawaii and by Hawaiian authors too. The shop cat,...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We happened across Hanapepe by accident, after being offered a lift there by a Tourist Guide as a place worth visiting during the Friday Night Art Walk thing. We agreed to find our own way home, but had trouble raising a cab back to Poi'pu....More

1  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We always find gems in this bookstore! Check it out when in Hanapepe! It had new and used books to enrich your life ;)

Thank ouulinda
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