About Us


Aloha everyone!!

We are a full service bead store located in Kainaliu, Hawaii. Originally located on Alii Drive known as Kona Beads and Jewelry the store moved and changed its name to da Bead Shop in 2010. In June of 2018 we moved our to store to Historic Kainaliu located at 79-7407 Mamalahoa Hwy, near Donkey Balls. We are a Mother Daughter run store who love all things BEADS! We offer bead and wire classes monthly (sign up for our class list or check out the page). Our teachers include ourselves, Jan and Christa, local artists husband and wife Sid Nakamoto and Gail Ching Lee, Kristine Kuwada, Kimberly Richert, and Susan Distel. We make custom jewelry for any occasion, specializing in Weddings, and do repairs on all jewelry that do not require soldering. Open six days a week Monday-Saturday 10-5pm Closed on Sundays. Some of the items we carry include Gemstones, Pearls, Glass and Crystal beads, Seed Beads, 12-28 gauge in wire including Sterling Silver and Silver Filled, Gold Filled, and non tarnish craft wires, lots of natural beads as well!