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Ala Moana development query

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Ala Moana development query

(I meant redevelopment query...oops!)

Aloha all!

Looking at returning to O'ahu in September next year and been reading that the Ala Moana redevelopment is scheduled to finish in late 2015.

Not sure how the progress is going (was there in September last year and Sears was gone and there was work going on), would you advise going a bit later in the year or will there be shops open in September.

I know it's AGES away, but both my sister and I need to book our leave and want to lock in some date with our employers.

Mahalo \m/

Edited: 10 August 2014, 03:59
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1. Re: Ala Moana development query

http://www.alamoanacenter.com

If you look off to the left of this first website page, you will see updates. Perhaps fishdiva or jet or amberloo can fill you in on the latest.

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2. Re: Ala Moana development query

Aloha,

I would interpret "late 2015" to be construction-speak for "We'll try to have it ready by Christmas, if we're really lucky."

If they were aiming for September, I think they would be calling the projected completion date "Summer 2015."

The rest of AMC is open, so there's plenty of shopping.

Aloha

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3. Re: Ala Moana development query

They have stayed open the whole time. It's just getting larger and larger. DH was over there about a week ago or so and the center stage and that area are all done. When the new shops open is anyone's guess.

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4. Re: Ala Moana development query

I have been going to Hawaii and Oahu for about 35 years and never made it to the Ala Moana mall.

Now that this redevelopment and new shops are being installed....I think I'll see if I can not make it for 35 more !!! LOL

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5. Re: Ala Moana development query

The most interesting place in the Ala Moana is the lower level - good place for people watching.

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6. Re: Ala Moana development query

Placebets! Why have you deprived yourself? Great place for Hawaiian shirts. Great views from some of the restaurants. You could go w/ Mrs. placebets and hang out at the Mai Tai Bar on the upper level and watch sports.

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7. Re: Ala Moana development query

I love having breakfast at Longhi's. Such a great view and away from the crowds.

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8. Re: Ala Moana development query

Shhhh! Fishdiva ... me too. Our secret. And you get a great parking spot!

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9. Re: Ala Moana development query

Oops, too late BLBL! I've already taken note of FishDiva's recommendation for our day we plan on visiting Honolulu! LOL!! Mahalo, Fishdiva!

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10. Re: Ala Moana development query

BLBL - no way I'm going to a mall with her !

She loves a mall. But, even she does not want to go to a mall in Hawaii. We would much rather sit on our lanai at the Outrigger and look for turtles. And I already have enough Hawaiian shirts.

But you have fun there when you go.

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