Located in the heart of Honolulu, Ala Moana is one of the largest open-air shopping centers in the United States. It boasts ... More
Ala Moana Center
Located in the heart of Honolulu, Ala Moana is one of the largest open-air shopping centers in the United States. It boasts more than 200 shops and is a favorite stopping point for locals and tourists alike. A large center stage features live entertainment throughout the year. The center offers the largest international food court in Hawaii, which consists of more than 20 restaurants and seating for 1300 people. Public transportation is available to and from the center—catch one of the Ala Moana shuttle buses.
The store that I was not to happy with was Macy's. The salespeople have no "aloha" spirit at all!! I needed to ask a question and the man behind the counter didn't even look at or say hello at all! He answered my question and just continued to do his business. I prefer shopping at Macy's Pearlridge because of the "aloha" spirit that they ALL have. Macy's AlaMoana should learn from them!
I enjoyed shopping at Ala Moana, the stores are are all so close together and many, many designer stores. However most of the people working there in the smaller known stores seemed mildly rude. Is this due to the fact that my wife and I are white? Overall, I still enjoyed the experience most of the stores sold items at reasonable prices but they are just as expensive as home.
There is nothing that i dont like about this shopping center. In fact is the best one I have ever been to. My husband is in the Military and we were Station twice in Kaneohe Bay. We move in so many places but I have never been to a mall this size. And of course I miss the food court. They were something for everyone at any age. I wish to return to Hawaii someday. And Ala Moana Mall is definitely a must to go to.
I remember watching Hawaii Five-0 after having visited Oahu and seeing the mall that I adored shopping at. I always wanted to be Danno chasing the bad guy with a gun, but if I were at the mall, I would forget all about the bad guy and head to Prada Sport. Of course I am your average middle class guy, so browsing would be the only thing that I would be doing at Prada. It is filled with high priced names like Tiffany and Co, Prada etc...but along their side are Gap, Banana Republic etc...and some island retailers that you wont find back on the main land. It is a shoppers paradise and you could roam around for hours. And it is open air and from certain parts on the upper floors you can see the ocean and beaches. Now were else are you going to get a view like that? This place has something for everyone and if shopping is not your scene, there are plenty of restaurants, again from cheap to moderately priced, or movie theaters. Yes, it is a mall and you should be at the beach instead, but if your heart is into shopping then you should at least visit once. You can still work on your tan while shopping.
Ala Moana had a huge amount of stores in it, and they were all stores that I enjoy to shop at. Well, some of them were way too expensive for me but I know there are lots of tourists who love to shop at those. Ala Moana was a very pleasant place to be when we got bored in Waikiki.
As a resident of O'ahu for quite some time now, the mall is the only reason why I remain here. There are tons of shops there that would keep you in the mall for atleast 2 hours. The prices are average but along the way you may come to store that have impractical prices, mostly the designer's. The cons of the place is that it gets really crowded, especially in the weekends. It's also hard to get a convinient place to park. Lastly, there's not a close ceiling. Since O'ahu seldom have rainshowers, the ceiling is open to the sky.
Need somthing to do in Paradise when it rains? How about the mall? WRONG. This mall is open to the sky so walking from store to store you still get wet. Parking is free but it does get crowded here. Your basic mall, skip it unless you need to buy something and you don't want to spend a fortune at the ABC stores. I went to Sears to get a Hawaiin shirt and board shorts.
I liked the large variety of different stores , but the one thing I did miss was the Liberty House store and the Woolworths department store which both have now been replaced , Ala Moana is a great place to visit on Sundays as many stores offer free food and drink samples , coffee and Hawaiian candy . And I really enoyed the musical groups that do entertain there near the book store .
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