Shop Local: Hula Hula

Stepping into Hula Hula is a bit like going back in time, albeit a hip, pleasingly kitschy time. The quaint shop owned by former Hawaii residents Stephen Ross and wife Annette Vedsegaard-Ross is packed with all manner of Floridiana and Hawaiian-themed pieces, from knick-knacks, linens and posters to retro pin-ups, signs, antiques and other assorted island decor that you’ll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. Definitely the kind of place where you'll want to spend some time browsing and pick up something for yourself as well. Gift this: A personalized resort sign, (or choose from over 400 vintage designs in a range of categories, including doctors, piano teachers and photographers). Prices start at $76. 2902 Beach Blvd. S. Gulfport, 727-321-8454,, call ahead for business hours.

See other stops on CL’s Indie Holiday Shopping Spree here.

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