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Retrain Your Brain at Starbucks Kailua

Not too long ago, the Starbucks location in the heart of Kailua town closed for renovation. That was then, this is now. Regular patrons, what do you notice right away? Yes, you have to retrain your brain and walk to the far end to place your order. It’s no longer the drink pickup area that’s […]

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The Local and Mahaloha Burger New to Kailua

The new year has spurred on new small local businesses in Kailua with the opening of The Local and soon, Mahaloha Burger. Located down the street from the new Target, these businesses are poised to benefit from increased foot traffic in the area. The Local is a hybrid store selling clothing items in one half […]

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Shopping carts went fast

Target Kailua Soft Opening

The Target location in Kailua had their soft opening today with the grand opening scheduled for Sunday, March 8. Open to the general public for the first time, the people of Hawaii didn’t disappoint. There was an expected line to get in as many thought today was the official grand opening. The shopping carts were […]

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High Wind Damage

The wind’s been whipping through Hawaii this Valentine’s weekend causing all kinds of damage. Check out the Windward side. Fence down. More missing fence sections around the corner. Lots of broken branches. Blown out vinyl planks. Trees downed on the Pali. This is actually renovation being done at an McD. Not related to the winds […]

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Target Kailua Coming Soon

The sign is officially up – COMING SOON. And “Coming Soon” for the Target location in Kailua actually means two months with the opening set for March 8, 2015. It’s been a long time in the making with first rumblings of Target taking over the Don Quijote location back in 2009. Over this six-year journey, […]

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I’ve Eaten at a Conditional Pass Yellow Food Establishment

And I’m okay. All around Hawaii, the Department of Health placards on are display at restaurants, and I actually found a location with a conditional pass aka “the yellow card.” The areas of improvement dealt with food temperatures and cross contamination of food (not sure what that means). But I’m here to say that after […]

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Target Kailua on Target

The new Target location in Kailua is slowly coming together. I had a hidden hope that the store would be ready by year’s end, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. But the store is shaping up and looks on target to open in March of 2015. The bonus part? The interior […]

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No Zippys in Kailua in the New Year

The new year of 2015 in Kailua will be one without Zippys. This local staple is temporarily closing its doors for renovations for 6 months starting after the holidays. So if you got some benefit chili tickets, be sure to redeem them soon otherwise you have to go elsewhere for your pickup. Maybe President Obama […]

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We Have Signage

While it’s still some time before the Target in Kailua opens for business, its well known red logo is installed and is very visible. Never mind that there’s no sidewalk or parking lot currently.

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