The first Lupicia I visited. I was in Honolulu for the holidays and I think I went back to Ala Moana five times just to browse (i.e. buy everything I could get my hands on).
Sample teas to smell: Yes.
Sample teas to taste: No, but the store had just opened/switched locations, and they didn’t seem to be quite set up yet.
Staff: Adorable. Very helpful. Accommodating. (I decided I liked the gift canisters I got for my friends so much I came back to buy canisters for all the teas I got for myself as well. They gave me labels for everything; I didn’t even have to ask.)
Store: Small, gets crowded easily, not the greatest Ala Moana location (lowest level).
Bonus: Canisters are so nice. Cute labels. Massive sales on bagged teas nearing their expiration date (Still drinking them and they’re great – perfect to bring on trips when your super fancy fave tea is wasted anyway.)