The Ala Moana Center Honolulu is as exotic as Hawaii and the ultimate shopping haven!
Shopping in Oahu has never been the same since the emergence of the Ala Moana mall with its numerous stores, food variety and extensive services such as Ala Moana Center Lost and found, Ala Moana Center stage and Ala Moana customer service to name a few!
The Ala Moana Center map can be downloaded from the official website. Ala Moana Hotels can be found online.
Ala Moana Center History
Walter Dillingham’s son Lowell had a vision and wanted to develop a grand shopping center. So ten years later in 1959, the two story Ala Moana Shopping center was opened. The mall underwent renovation in the year’s 2007 and 2008.
Ala Moana Center Magazine
The Ala Moana Shopping Center Hawaii has its own shopping magazine called “Ala Moana”. It is a unique endeavor which brings the best of fashion, accessories and food! Also included in the Ala Moana magazine is a complete Ala Moana stores directory and dining guide. The magazine is available online.
Ala Moana Shopping Center Directory
The Ala Moana Shopping Center features some of the best loved brands ranging from Armani to Swarovski! Some of the Specialty Kiosks & Stores at the mall are Animation Addict, Bangga Bangga, Bubbleflop, Fat Greek Express, Fun Works and many others! Ala Moana Center Stores and Ala Moana Center directory can be all found by logging on to the official website.
Ala Moana Dining
Some of Hawaii’s best fast food and mouth watering cuisine can be found at the Ala Moana Center Food court and at the Shopping center. The Beard Papa Café is the place for some of the most delicious and one of the world’s best Cream Puffs, Haupia, cream puffs, heavenly vanilla and chocolate plus more!
It is located at Foodland at the street side of the shopping center and is a Japanese origin food brand. Also popular is the Beard papa café savory breakfast puffs and other delicacies, all day long!
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (upper Level 4) serves shrimps, shrimps and only shrimp dishes! But it has a few exceptions to its menu which includes Dixie style Baby Back ribs, fired steak, all American burgers, sandwiches and many more!
Step into the Islands fine burgers & drink to relish its burgers, grilled food, tacos, salads and tropical drinks! The California Food Kitchen is the ideal place for pizza lovers, and it now has a new menu which includes delectable dishes such as Korean BBQ steak tacos, Italian Deli sandwich, four seasons pizza and the list goes on!
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf serves steaming hot California coffee and tea in more than 30 varieties as well as unique beverages, breakfast, lunch and dinner plus merchandise exclusive to the café. For the full list of Ala Moana shopping center restaurants and dining facilities, please log on to the official website.
Ala Moana Events
Ala Moana Shopping Center is more than a shopping center. The shopping paradise has many on-going events throughout the year! Upcoming events include the Shop a Le’a fashion and shopping festival from 21st to 27th March, 2011. For more on latest events and future happenings, please visit the official website.
Ala Moana Shopping Center Gift Cards
Ala Moana Shopping can be enjoyed more with the Shop etc. Gift Cards (American Express is accepted for usage from $20 up to $500) which are available at the customer service center at Street Level across from Centerstage.
Only credit cards like Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB are recognized and accepted at the Ala Moana Shopping Center Hawaii. Please note that Ala Moana Center’s GGP Gift Cards are accepted and even GGP Gift Cards purchased at other GGP Malls are legitimate.
The Ala Moana Shopping Gift card allows customers to have the ultimate shopping experience! The Gift card can be used at close to 290 stores and restaurants at the Ala Moana Center.
The Gift card is also valid at other Hawaiian Shopping Centers like Whaler’s Village on Maui, the Prince Kuhio Plaza on the Island of Hawaii and many more GGP Shopping malls.More information on GGP Gift cards can be found on the Ala Moana Shopping Center website.
Ala Moana Center parking details
Ala Moana Shopping Center Hawaii has valet parking throughout the year on the Mall Level, Mauka Side near the store GAP.
Parking hours are – From Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; Valet Parking charges $6 per vehicle. The service is closed on Sunday; handicap parking is available for free.
At the Mall Level (Makai side), Neiman Marcus renders customers valet service which is complimentary of Neiman Marcus. Service is open from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 8 pm; Saturdays- 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday – 11 am to 6 pm.
Ala Moana Shopping Center opening hours
Monday through Saturday – 9:30 am to 9 pm
Sunday- 10 am to 7 pm
Ala Moana Center Holiday Hours
The Mall is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day; an entire holiday list can be seen on the official website.
So come one, come all and indulge in shopping, dining at one of Hawaii’s premier malls even if it involves a bit of window shopping!
Ala Moana Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd,
Honolulu, HI 96814
Official Website: http://www.alamoanacenter.com
Ala Moana Customer Service Center
1450 Ala Moana Blvd. #1113
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: (808) 955-9517