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Ala Moana Center, Honolulu

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Thought to be the largest outdoor shopping center in the world, Ala Moana Center offers more than 290 shops and 70 restaurants to explore. The center's design is based on modern Hawaiian architectural ideas, which you'll see as you spot the many natural symbols incorporated into the buildings and landscaping. The center's amphitheater regularly hosts hula dance performances and often features the Royal Hawaiian Band. Arrange to visit Ala Moana Center and other attractions in Honolulu using our Honolulu online trip builder .
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  • October 4, 2017
    If you're into shopping and eating, then this is it! Big open-air shopping center with shops for every budget. My main goal was to shop at Nordstrom as they sold Allen Edmonds shoes - the customer ser...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    My annual visit for shopping went well. Loved the new ROSS store being opened in Ala Moana. Macy's had some fabulous specials on as usual. I am finding it is best to just shop locally rather than taki...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This mall is enormous. There are around 300 stores with Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's and Macy's as the major department stores. There are high end designer stores as well as the regular ma...  more »
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  • June 10, 2017
    The famous giant mall of Oahu. It has changed quite a bit over the last two decades...feels like just another mega-franchise/brand mall like any other one in the world. Still fun to hang out here. Go to the Japanese food court. Great food and cheap beer. 🍺
  • May 10, 2017
    Be careful, you can easily spend a whole day here. Good selection of stores and places to eat. Truly a place that caters for all. The center is much larger than it appears so be sure to allow plenty of time to take it all in....or consult the directory/ store finder. Nice atmosphere also.
  • April 16, 2017
    Large mall with a huge variety of shops, something for almost everyone. Very clean and every store well stocked and very friendly employees. Tons of eating options from cheap and inexpensive to fine dining and lots of places in the middle. Lots of parking. And easily accessible no matter if your walking, riding the bus , taking a cab . Or driving. Also a great place to just people watch.
  • March 1, 2017
    This place is amazing. And gigantic as well as pretty pricey. It's definitely cut out mostly for those with a hefty wallet. But there's some places that are reasonable. But at Ala Moana center you pay for the experience and the amazement of the size, the amount of stores, all of the many places to dine, eat and drink there. It's basically has everything for the consumer. Good for travelers, kids looking to meet with friends, great safe place first daters, working parents needing to grab groceries and tennis shoes all at once, it's there or to meet a large group of friends or family for a nice dinner. Ala Moana Center has it all and has had it all since 1969.
  • June 15, 2017
    Great place to eat and shop -- mostly. They need to add more family/kids activities and more stores tailored for the local crowd. More entertainment type experiences are needed as well. The place is huge and can be confusing. Parking is not too bad except during the Christmas period, but then parking is bad at every mall.

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