Apple Store Opening at Kahala Mall

Hawaii’s second Apple Store will be opening at Kahala Mall on Saturday February 10. The 5,000 sq. ft. store will be larger than the first Apple Store which opened in 2004 at Honolulu’s Ala Moana Shopping Center.

As usual, Apple will be giving away free T-shirts to the first 1,000 people who visit the new store. There will definitely be a long line of people waiting to be “the first”. I won’t be one of them.

I love Apple, have owned and still own several Macintoshes as well as iPods. Waiting in a long line to get a free t-shirt is not my idea of spending quality time on a busy (for me) weekend. Also since I live closer to the original store, there is no practical reason for me to shop at the Kahala Store which is several miles away from my location. I know what the products are and I can get em close by.

Still, I wish all those who like to go to these kinds of opening day events the best of luck. Have fun, buy a Mac or an iPod. Aloha!

1 Comment so far

  1. Ryan (unregistered) on February 10th, 2007 @ 10:38 pm

    I was there for the Ala Moana opening in 2003, so I couldn’t resist showing up early this morning for Kahala. I posted photos direct from my cameraphone here:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/hawaii/tags/applestorekahala/

    And a video here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPHCcK98NRo



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