Ala Moana Center is the largest shopping center in Hawaii, offering retail, dining and entertainment experiences that attract visitors from far and wide. The open-air center features more than 350 shops, including over 160 dining options, and is located just a 20-minute drive from Honolulu International Airport and within walking distance of Waikiki hotels.
With so many options for shopping, dining and entertainment, see why Ala Moana Center is called a shopper's paradise.
We offer a variety of services and amenities – from free wi-fi to stroller rentals – to ensure you have an enjoyable shopping experience.
There is a right gift for every occasion. The Ala Moana Center Gift Card. Gift Cards are available in denominations from $30 to $250.
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Whether you are visiting for the first time, embarking on a return trip or bringing a group, these tips will help you get the most out of your time in Hawaii.
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Transformed from a swampy parcel of land to Hawaii's premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment, Ala Moana Center has become a favorite gathering place for generations of locals and visitors alike. The Center has undergone many changes since it opened on August 13, 1959 but still remains a shopper's paradise in paradise.
Taxi stands are located near the Kona St. Transit Center and near the Ala Moana Boulevard Depot #1.
Distance to points of interest:
Airport - 7.8 miles
Bishop Museum - 4.3 miles
Diamond Head - 3.5 miles
Hanauma Bay - 10.8 miles
North Shore/Haleiwa - 31 miles
Honolulu Zoo - 2.2 miles
Trolleys provide convenient transportation between the Center and 14 locations in Waikiki. The trolley service operates seven days a week, arriving every 10-12 minutes. Look for the Pink Line Shopping Trolley throughout Waikiki. Cost is $2.00 each way; children 2 years and under are free. Please pay fare with exact change.
Monday - Saturday: 9:10 AM - 9:59 PM
Sunday and Holidays: 9:10 AM to 8:09 PM
For a complete schedule route and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.waikikitrolley.com
Did you know Ala Moana Center hosts millions of dollars worth of stunning artwork? Visit today to explore the unique works of art on display.
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Discover an authentic Hawaiian cultural experience where hula enthusiasts can learn from award-winning kumu hula. Offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes. Plus, enjoy other unique cultural activities like lei making and Hawaiian storytelling. Every Monday–Saturday, from 9am–3pm. Classes are by reservation only. For more information, or to book a class, please visit hulawithaloha.com or go to Hula with Aloha on Street Level 1, Diamond Head Wing near See's Candies.
Bring your keiki to the Children's Play Area on Level 3, Mauka Wing, which features a large, unique play structure composed of colorful platforms for children to climb and explore!
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