Macy's closes its Windward Mall store on Oahu

Macy’s closes its Windward Mall store on Oahu

Macy’s at Windward Mall, seen in December 2013. Macy’s at Windward Mall in Kaneohe is one of four Macy’s stores nationwide scheduled to close this year.

Macy’s at Windward Mall in Kaneohe is one of four Macy’s stores nationwide that will close this year.

This closure is part of the company’s strategy announced in 2020 to optimize and reposition its store base.

The other three Macy’s stores that will close are located at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles, California, Foothills Mall in Colorado and Lakeforest Mall in Maryland, according to a Macy’s spokesperson.

There are approximately 70 employees at Macy’s in Windward Mall. A spokesperson said severance packages will be available to eligible employees.

Affected employees may also be considered for positions at other locations near Oahu, including Pearlridge Center, Ala Moana Center, Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, Kahala Mall and Ka Makana Alii.

There are three Macy’s stores on neighboring islands: Kaahumanu on Maui, Kukui Grove on Kauai, and Makalapua Mall in Kailua-Kona on the island of Hawaii.

The decision to close a store is always a difficult one, but Macy’s Windward Mall is grateful for serving customers and the community for the past 41 years, a Macy’s spokesperson said, adding that the department store chain is pleased to continue serving customers. customers in neighboring locations. , online at macys.com or in the Macy’s app.

Two other Macy’s stores on Oahu, one in downtown Honolulu and the other in Kailua, closed in 2013 and 2016, respectively.

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