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Whole Foods Market is Coming to Ward Village in Kakaako – Honolulu, HI

The opening day of the much anticipated Whole Foods Market in Kakaako is just around the corner (Scheduled date is May 9th, 2018).  The centrally located Whole Foods store will not only be the largest on Oahu, but will be part of the amazing Ward Village master planned community. Two other current locations include a store in Kailua, and the Kahala store in Honolulu. Whole Foods specializes in natural, organic foods and sustainable agriculture. Markets provide a wide range of products ranging from fresh fruit and vegetables, packaged items, and meat, to ready-to-eat deli items. Whole Foods offers a one-stop shopping experience that many have grown to love here in Honolulu and all across the US.


Whole Foods Market at the AE’O at Ward Village.

The new Whole Foods store in Kakaako is located in the new AE’O condo building that is scheduled to be completed mid-2018. The completion of AE’O will follow a few months later.

The population around the new Whole Foods is rapidly growing. Honolulu and international buyers are drawn to the urban core of the city that offers world-class shopping at the Ala Moana Center, easy access to an assortment of restaurants, and easy beach access at Ala Moana Beach ParkWard Village is experiencing spectacular success with the new condo towers that currently include the Waiea, Anaha, soon to be completed AE’O, and pre-sales of Gateway Towers and ‘A’ali’i. All 5 of these condo buildings will be within a block of the new Whole Foods in Kakaako.

Whole Foods Sign

Whole Foods sign going up on the Kakaako store located at the new AE’O building.

Big brand stores, like Nordstrom Rack, Target, Saks Off 5th, in addition to all the stores at Ala Moana Center, are recognizing the trend of the population moving into the city. Typically located in the suburbs, the big brands are recognizing the trend, and have moved into the urban core as well. Today’s buyers and residents seek convenience, social gathering spots, and minimal drive times.

The opening of Whole Foods in Kakaako is a much-anticipated event. The urban core of Honolulu keeps getting better and better!

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Kinga Mills

Kinga Mills is a REALTOR-Associate with Hawai'i Life. With more than a decade of experience selling real estate, Kinga will provide you with expert advice and direction regarding your upcoming purchase or listing. She is a skillful negotiator who has closed hundreds of sales transactions on homes and condominiums throughout her career. Kinga is a highly trained professional earning many real estate designations and sales awards, placing her with some of the top agents in the world. She also prides herself with staying current on the latest technology and marketing tools in the industry. For the Luxury Real Real Estate buyer and seller, Kinga is affiliated with Luxury Portfolio International and Christie’s International Real Estate. These exclusive affiliations extend an even greater reach, exposure, and effectiveness within the global luxury marketplace. Kinga's network of clients and friends have included people born and raised on the islands, those who are relocating to Hawaii, as well as active-duty military personnel. Her clients’ satisfaction for a job well done is the most rewarding part of her career. She is a loving wife and mother of two and a devoted service professional who always strives to be there for those who need her. Born in Poland, and raised in Canada and the US, she first fell in love with Hawaii in 1990 after crossing the Pacific Ocean in a 39' sailboat. She adores Hawaii, it's people, and the natural beauty that surrounds her. She lives in and loves the vibrant Kaka‘ako neighborhood of Honolulu and would be thrilled to show you around. --- To connect with the agent: You can email me at or via phone at (808) 722-3985.

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Roby Bez

February 13, 2018

Yes!!! Finally a whole foods in my neck of the woods!!! Thank you Whole foods!!! 🙂

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