For far too long, visitors to Ko Olina have had to trek to Honolulu to do the bulk of their mall shopping. But, no longer! A new shopping center in Hawaii just opened in the heart of Kapolei, just a few minutes drive from the Ko Olina resort area and the Paradise Cove Luau.
Here are the details, so you can plan your shopping trip:
Macy’s recently opened at K Makana Alii, and it’s been branded as the mall’s anchor store. But, lots of other stores are currently open or will be opening soon. such as Bath & Body Works, H&M, Forever 21 Red, Kay Jewelers, Macy’s, Old Navy, Reyn Spooner, Rix Island Wear, SoHa Living, Victoria’s Secret and Ho ala Salon & Spa.
It also features (or will feature) restaurants and eateries including Applebee’s, California Pizza Kitchen, Moena Café, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jollibee, Kickin Kajun, and Moena Cafe. For a complete list of retailers and restaurants, visit the shopping center’s website at www.kamakanaalii.com.
Other featured events at the shopping center include a weekly Farm Lovers Market at Ka Makana Alii. Held every Wednesday from 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Center Court, you can experience a family-friendly farmers market featuring delicious organic local fruits and vegetables, tropical plants and flowers, locally-made treats and prepared foods. Enjoy a stroll through the center as you sample products and discover a unique handcrafted merchandise. Stay awhile and enjoy live local Hawaiian music, hula performances, entertainment and more!
If you’re a frequent traveler to Hawaii, you can also take advantage of the shopping center’s Makana Kids program. Makana Kids Club is a free program for keiki up to the age of 10, offering monthly entertainment, special discounts and more.
Whether you’re staying in Ko Olina and are looking for a shopping destination closer-in — or justwant to experience the first new shopping center on Oahu in decades, Ka Makana Alii is a modern, transformative, fun place to spend a day dedicated to shopping.
So, add a shopping excursion to your vacation “to-do” list, and visit the newest and finest shopping center in Hawaii!
Posted by: Bruce Fisher