Fashion forward


POSTED: Thursday, August 13, 2009

There will be dozens of exclusive products and promotions as Ala Moana Center marks its 50th anniversary this month, including a limited-edition Ala Moana Center 50th-anniversary gold key ring charm, with pink and white flowers, that will be available as a commemorative gift with purchase today through Aug. 31.

To receive the key ring charm, redeem $200 in Ala Moana Center store and restaurant receipts—dated Aug. 13 to 31—at the Customer Service Center. There is a limit of one per person 13 and older, while supplies last, through Aug. 31.

The mall's 11 original businesses will also be featuring special as follows:

» Crack Seed Center: Buy one regular-priced crack seed item and receive 50 percent off a second crack seed item of equal or lesser value. One store-selected item will be featured at 50 percent off daily through Aug. 31.

» Dairy Queen: Today only, children 10 and younger will receive a free 3-ounce kid's cone. No purchase necessary. Also, buy any DQ Blizzard or OJ Premium Smoothie and receive a 5-ounce small cone for 50 cents.

» Foodland: Spend $25 or more and receive a limited-edition Foodland Ala Moana 50th-anniversary reusable tote bag, through Aug. 31 at the Ala Moana Center location only, while supplies last. Some restrictions apply.

» Longs: Exclusive 50th-anniversary specials will be available through Aug. 31.

» Reyn's: Spend $100 or more and receive a limited-edition Reyn's 16-ounce pilsner glass. One per customer, while supplies last.

» Sears: Spend $50 or more and receive a Sears reusable bag. One per customer, while supplies last (only 1,000 available). Also, spend $35 or more and receive a Sears travel mug. One per customer, while supplies last (only 2,000 available).

On Sunday, Sears will host special events throughout the store including local vendor demonstrations, in-store giveaways and additional discounts on regular, sale and clearance prices from 6 to 9 p.m.

» Shirokiya: Spend $30 and receive a limited-edition 50th-anniversary hand fan. One per customer, while supplies last.

» Slipper House: Limited-edition 50th-anniversary commemorative rubber slippers will be available for 99 cents, while supplies last (only 500 pairs available).

» Territorial Savings Bank: Receive a 50th-anniversary commemorative piggy bank by opening any account, filling out a World Points credit card application or making a $10 donation to Aloha United Way. Valid through Aug. 31 at Ala Moana Center location only, while supplies last (only 500 piggy banks available).

Also, spin the Territorial Savings prize wheel for a chance to win prizes, through Aug. 31.

» U.S. Post Office: Visit Ala Moana Center's U.S. Post Office through Saturday, on Aug. 21 or 31 to bring home a free exclusive 50th-anniversary commemorative cancellation.

Any mail item with appropriate first-class postage can be imprinted with the special cancellation for no charge. Pick up a free keepsake 50th-anniversary postcard available at the Ala Moana Customer Service Center through Aug. 31. For $1, shoppers can have their keepsake postcard canceled with the commemorative cancellation with paid postage. The post office will also be available to cancel mail with Ala Moana Center's commemorative cancellation stamp and collect outgoing mail at Centerstage from 5 to 7 p.m. today and 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 21, during the unveiling of the Hawaii Statehood stamp.

» Watumull's: Purchase one men's regular-priced aloha shirt and receive 50 percent off a second aloha shirt of equal or lesser value.

For more promotions throughout the mall, visit blogs.starbulletin.com/fashiontribe.