The Lau Hala Shops is a new retail center designed to create an appealing mix of restaurants, retailers and services focused on lifestyle and wellness. The two-story center in the heart of Kailua will total 48,400 square feet and include 10 leasable spaces ranging in size from 800 to 20,000 square feet that are designed to accommodate indoor/patio restaurants, and small and mid-sized retailers. Construction is underway and is expected to be complete in late 2017. The first tenants are expected to open in early 2018. Leasing is underway. Interest has been strong and leases or letters of intent have been signed for nearly 90% of the available area.
Ho‘okele Shopping Center will be the newest shopping center in Kahului in Central Maui. Located at the gateway to the Maui Business Park at the intersection of Ho‘okele Street and Hana Highway, the 94,000-square-foot center will feature a 57,400-square-foot Safeway grocery store and a Safeway Fuel Station. It will also include space for additional retailers and restaurants. Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018 and be completed by the second quarter of 2019.