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NOW IT'S JUST CALLED....
The Royal Hawaiian Center
<Originally called The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center>

Photos from our April, 2009 trip to Waikiki
It used to be known as "The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center,
" but they dropped the word SHOPPING!!!!  Is there still shopping? 
SURE, TONS OF IT!
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THE CENTER IS 99.9% FINISHED (and beautiful)

Ku'uipo Kumukahi & Aloha Joe
@ Royal Center
Ipo's Friday evening show
@ 5:30 pm
It's in the kalo garden
The garden from 2nd Floor Lot's of great views The interior courtyard
Second floor shopping Really nice feeling The other 1% finished soon
Heading to food court GREAT food court Lots of covered seating

Just Stoll and relax

The Royal Hawaiian Hotel

The New entrance!

The lu'au grounds @
The Royal Hawaiian

The New Pool

The Beach @
The Mai Tai Bar


Older Photos - Taken during Construction
Photos by Lovelyn Kobayashi


Find the Cheesecake Factory!!


It's hidden from view!


The Center Court
We think??


The Center looks
empty!!

We've been following the
progress of the
Royal Center
for a while!
Look below!


Yes...empty!

Jim Stockman - 12/06
Royal Hawaiian isn't finished yet....
but some stores are open for business!
MAYBE THEY WILL BE READY BY MARCH 2007??

ROYAL HAWAIIAN SHOPPING CENTER
9/06
 

Kathy Boast returns to Waikiki...camera in-hand and here's a look at the shopping center...


Corner of Kalakaua


Not much shopping going on!


Cartier is open!


Center Stage??


and more!!


open for pizza?


Shot from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel!


Go which way?


Yes, it's the right building!

 

6/06
Kathy Boast was in Waikiki for the HOKU AWARDS
and shot these updates for us!
It looks like it's STILL NOT FINISHED!


The Marquee is Back!!

Cartier is still open!
<see below>

A bit of Progress!

Hard to drive
around here!
 

Ready When?

We don't know!

Center of the Center!
Note Sheraton Waikiki in rear!
If you want
to take few
snaps on
your next trip
Send them
OVER!!

3/06
Here are few shots of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping center which is
ALSO under construction!  When finished, they say you'll be able to see
the Royal Hawaiian Hotel with no obstructions!


Soon to be passage!


The old
Center Stage
area!


Beachwalk
Side


Another section
along the street.
 


Cartier is OPEN!


Escalator to 2nd Floor!


Your guess is as good as mine?


A display area!


Lots of empty
stores!


Cheesecake Factory is OPEN


Across the street
more construction
movie theatre gone!

Completion Date?
Don't know...
Maybe when the rain stops...we'll know!



 

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