Uniqlo Ala Moana
by Stephen Garner

Uniqlo Ala MoanaJapanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo has announced that it will open its first store in Hawaii in Honolulu’s Ala Moana Center in the fall of this year.

The approximately 17,300 square-foot Ala Moana store will offer LifeWear for men, women, and kids over two floors.

“Uniqlo is honored to open our new store in the Ala Moana Center, a premier shopping location, during this 150th anniversary year of the Gannenmono – the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to Hawaii,” said Takao Kuwahara, CEO of Uniqlo Hawaii. “We look forward to becoming a member of the local Honolulu community and building our reputation for excellence among local residents as well as U.S. and international visitors on holiday in Hawaii.”

In anticipation of the opening, the retail will set up a pop-up store within Ala Moana Center this June, ahead of the official store opening in the fall. Details regarding the pop-up store will be announced at a later date.