After more than 25 years at its Puuloa Road location, The Bathroom Store has moved to a larger space at 2620 Waiwai Loop near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

“This new location we opened is bigger — bigger showroom, bigger warehouse, overall just a bigger shop,” says Everett Shintaku of locally owned The Bathroom Store. “Now we get to display a lot more products.”

As its name suggests, the store carries just about everything for a bathroom, including TOTO toilets, Washlet and Neorest; showers and shower doors; and vanities, mirrors, steam rooms and more. They also have kitchen faucets and sinks by two of the best brands on the market: Franke and Elkay.


“There are other TOTO dealers on the island, but we are the flagship showroom in Hawaii,” Shintaku says. “The TOTO toilets and Washlet are our staples.”
According to TOTO, since introducing its Washlet in 1980, millions of people across North America have shifted their daily ritual from wiping to washing with Washlet. The luxury toilet seat with electronic bidet cleanses you with warm water after toileting. Features and benefits include an automatic open and close lid, EWATER+ mists that keep the bowl clean, a comfortable heated seat, front and rear cleanse options, a warm-air dryer, a deodorizer and a pre-mist that aids in the elimination of waste about 80% better than a dry bowl.

Shintaku adds that Washlets continue to gain popularity here in Hawaii, especially with more locals traveling to Japan, where electronic bidets are quite common.

“Everywhere (in Japan) has these bidets and Washlets, so they kind of get used to it and you get spoiled, especially if it’s in your hotel room,” Shintaku explains. “You’re using it every day and it’s like, wow, this thing is good. They come back home and one of the first things they want to buy is the Washlet.”
Shintaku also shares that some of the latest bathroom trends include LED mirrors and matte black finishes, which both give a more modern look, as well as rain showers and steam rooms.


“Matte black on the shower finish, the glass finish, even the vanity — the handles will all be done in matte black,” he says. “Rain showers have kind of been around for a while, but a lot of people like that it’s relaxing. And there’s a lot of health benefits of steam rooms.

“We have a live steam room in our showroom. It’s good because people are curious how it works. They heard about it, but they want to see it, and when they see it, they’re sold, it’s just that nice. There’s also a lot of health benefits, respiratory benefits and skin benefits. Steaming is very good,” Shintaku adds.

In celebration of its new location, The Bathroom Store plans to have grand opening sales and promotions throughout the year. Follow @thebathroomstorehi on Instagram for updates.

2620 Waiwai Loop, Honolulu