The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the excitement of gift-giving, festive decorations, and quality time with loved ones. However, for many, the stress of ensuring gifts arrive on time can be a significant concern, especially when they are shipping from Hawaii. In this blog, we will explore the intricacies of holiday shipping times and offer tips and insights to help you navigate the rush to ensure a smooth delivery experience.


Shipping carriers experience a surge in demand during the holiday season, leading to increased shipping times. Factors such as the volume of packages, weather conditions, and global supply chain challenges can all contribute to delays. It's crucial to be aware of these dynamics to set realistic expectations for both senders and recipients.

Plan Ahead! One of the most effective ways to mitigate shipping challenges during the holidays is to plan ahead. Start your holiday shopping early, allowing ample time for processing, packaging, and shipping. And don't forget about Gift Cards. The To Be Gift card is a great way to spread holiday cheer at any time!

Our Holiday Ship By Schedule is a guide to help you best navigate the timing for your gifts. Estimates are for the U.S. are not guaranteed and can shift based on volume and weather. Inter-island shipping times are 3 days.

We will be shipping out orders within 48 hrs of orders being placed.

Included Free Shipping - USPS Ground Advantage: Estimated 7-15 days. Orders must be shipped by December 14th 

USPS First Class and Priority Mail - Estimated 5-7 days. Orders must be shipped by December 16th.

USPS Priority Mail Express - Estimated 3 days. Orders must ship by December 20th.

Consider Expedited Shipping: If time is of the essence, consider opting for expedited shipping services. While it may come at an additional cost, expedited shipping can significantly reduce transit times, offering peace of mind for last-minute shoppers. 

Contact Us for UPS and FedEx overnight and express.

As the holiday season approaches, understanding the intricacies of shipping times is essential for an stress-free and joyful celebration. By planning ahead, staying informed, and considering alternative options, you can navigate the holiday rush with confidence, ensuring that your gifts reach their destination in time to spread holiday cheer. 

We appreciate you shopping our small and handcrafted local Maui business and look forward to spreading Aloha across the globe.

Leave a comment