Shop­ping Cen­ters

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ALA MOANA CEN­TER Kukui trees, taro, lily ponds and a lively mix of re­tail­ers and restau­rants make Ala Moana more than the largest open-air shop­ping mall in the world. Its 260+ stores and restau­rants, and Cen­ter Stage en­ter­tain­ment, make it both a so­cial and com­mer­cial com­mon­place. Af­ter the stores have closed, the nightlife and restau­rants keep peo­ple com­ing. alamoana­cen­ter.com. 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 808.955.9517. AMER­ICA’S PREMIER SHOP­PING PLAC ES Dis­cover an ex­cit­ing col­lec­tion of shops, restau­rants and en­ter­tain­ment at select malls around the coun­try. Download the Premier Pass­port and find spe­cial sav­ings, of­fers and ameni­ties at each cen­ter. Sim­ply present it along with an out of state driver’s li­cense or travel pass­port at the cen­ter’s cus­tomer ser­vice desk or des­ig­nated lo­ca­tion to re­ceive your of­fers. The premier des­ti­na­tion on Oahu is Ala Moana Cen­ter. amer­i­c­as­premier­shop­ping­places.com. CEN­TER OF WAIKIKI  Built on the same site as one of the first the­aters in Hawaii, the for­mer his­tor­i­cal build­ing (built in 1936) has since been torn down to make way for this 30,000-square foot spe­cialty re­tail cen­ter which in­cludes Coco Cove, Rip Curl, Foot­locker, Cal­i­for­nia Pizza Kitchen and At­lantis Seafood & Steak as well as over 140 cart ven­dors along Duke’s Lane. 2284 Kalakaua Ave. DUKE’S MAR­KET­PLACE  Con­ve­niently lo­cated in the Cen­ter of Waikiki, this land­mark mar­ket­place has been around for over 30 years. Fea­tur­ing over 100 kiosks and stores, vis­i­tors are sure to find var­i­ous “aloha” sou­venirs to take home. 2301 Kuhio Ave. KA­HALA MALL One of Honolulu’s most pres­ti­gious shop­ping cen­ters, Ka­hala Mall boasts more than 90 shops, in­clud­ing an as­sort­ment of 15 eater­ies, rang­ing from lo­cal snacks to fine restau­rants, an eight-screen cin­ema and a wide range of ser­vices. ka­ha­la­mall­cen­ter.com. 4211 Wa­ialae Ave., 808.732.7736. KOKO MA­RINA CEN­TER Lo­cated in East Oahu, Koko Ma­rina Cen­ter has been serv­ing the com­mu­nity for 50 years. Dis­cover as­sorted eater­ies, water­front din­ing, lo­cally owned bou­tiques and con­ve­nience re­tail­ers. The Cen­ter also of­fers an abun­dance of ac­tiv­i­ties. Ad­ven­ture seek­ers can in­dulge in any wa­ter sport ac­tiv­ity un­der the sun while land lovers can catch the lat­est block­buster film or squeeze in a workout. You can even pamper your­self with a re­fresh­ing sa­lon ex­pe­ri­ence or re­ju­ve­nat­ing mas­sage. For vis­it­ing guests, Koko Ma­rina is only 20 min­utes from Waikiki and on the way to Hanauma Bay. koko­mari­na­cen­ter.com. 7192 Kala­ni­anaole Hwy., 808.395.4737. LUX­URY ROW Flag­ship bou­tiques in­clude Tif­fany & Co., Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Lau­rent, Coach, Bot­tega Veneta, Tod’s and Hugo Boss in a park­like set­ting in Waikiki. lux­u­ry­row.com. 2100 Kalakaua Ave., 808.922.2246. ROYAL HAWAI­IAN CEN­TER This newly ren­o­vated cen­ter cov­ers three city blocks and boasts 100+ shops of­fer­ing de­signer ap­parel and gifts. Harry Win­ston, Cartier, Her­mes, Sal­va­tore Fer­rag­amo, and other clas­sic lux­ury re­tail­ers are part of the mix, as well as cof­fee houses and nu­mer­ous restau­rants of­fer­ing in­ter­na­tional cui­sine over four lev­els. Within the com­plex is the Royal Grove, a stand of co­conut trees once num­ber­ing in the thou­sands. The cen­ter’s free Hawai­ian en­ter­tain­ment and cul­tural pro­grams are well-known and well-at­tended. roy­al­hawai­ian­cen­ter.com. 2201 Kalakaua Ave., 808.922.2299. WAIKELE PRE­MIUM OUT­LETS  Dis­cover 50 de­signer and name-brand out­let stores with sav­ings of 25 per­cent to 65 per­cent ev­ery­day. Fea­tur­ing A|X Ar­mani Ex­change, Adi­das, Ba­nana Repub­lic, Bar­neys New York Out­let, BCBG Max Azria, Coach, Guess, Kate Spade New York, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lau­ren, Saks Fifth Av­enue Off 5th and more. pre­mi­u­mout­lets.com. 94-790 Lu­mi­aina St. West of Honolulu di­rectly off H-1 Free­way, Exit 7, Waipahu. 808.676.5656. WAIKIKI BEACH WALK Forty spe­cialty stores and many pop­u­lar restau­rants an­chor the nearly 8-acre Waikiki Beach Walk in the heart of Waikiki. Among the at­trac­tions are Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Roy’s Waikiki and Kaiwa, a Tokyo tep­pan grill and sushi bar. En­joy free weekly en­ter­tain­ment on Tues­days, free yoga on the lawn on Wed­nes­days and a monthly con­cert se­ries held ev­ery third Sun­day of the month. waikik­ibeach­walk.com. 227 Lew­ers St., 808.931.3591.

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