The Outlets of Maui will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
More than 35 outlet stores are preparing for the festivities by filling their stores with the latest in name brand apparel, accessories and shoes for women, men and children.
Among the outlet stores preparing for this celebration are Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Guess, Coach, Izod, Lucky Brand Jeans, Wilson's Leather, Kay Jewelers, Adidas, Hilo Hattie, Crocs, Perfumania, Michael Kors, Gap, Banana Republic, Carters Babies & Kids, Brooks Brothers and The Luggage Factory. All of these global brand name outlet retailers are new to the community.
"We are excited to bring The Outlets of Maui to Lahaina. This perfect combination of globally renowned brand outlet retailers, with the unparalleled beauty and culturally significant history of Maui, Hawaii and our islands' welcoming aloha spirit, making this outlet shopping center a one-of-a-kind destination," said Mona Abadir, representative for The Outlets of Maui.
Abadir continued, "These premier outlet stores will attract national and international visitors while offering local residents the opportunity to shop local. We anticipate a great grand opening weekend, and our retailers are thrilled with the interest we're seeing from both the local and the visitor communities."
The Outlets of Maui is located at the former Lahaina Center on Front Street. The Grand Opening from 5:30 to 8 p.m. will feature entertainment throughout the evening, including a traditional Hawaiian blessing by Kumu Hula Kapono'ai Molitau, and special performances by Jimmy Borges, 'Ulalena Dance Company, Grammy-Award winner George Kahumoku Jr. and local recording artist and film legend Christina Souza. There will also be a special appearance by Santa himself.
For more information, visit www.TheOutletsofMaui.com.