Store discounts, charitable shopping and more at participating merchants this November
HONOLULU (Oct. 22, 2015) – Ward Village®, a master planned neighborhood being revitalized by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) today announced two fun and easy ways for guests to get a head start on their holiday shopping – the property's annual charity shopping event, Festival of Giving, and All You Can Tote, a seasonal bag promotion.
"With a diverse mix of local small businesses and national retailers, Ward Village is a one-of-a-kind shopping destination for everyone on your holiday list," said Heidi Kuia, Senior Marketing & Events Coordinator at Ward Village. "This November, both Festival of Giving and All You Can Tote will give shoppers a chance to find great gifts while enjoying special deals and rewards property-wide."
During Festival of Giving, held Nov. 6 to 8, attendees will enjoy a handful of perks, including a gift-with- purchase, free giveaways, social media scavenger hunt, prize wheel, and more while raising funds for local community groups and organizations. With the purchase of a $10 Festival of Giving Passport, 100 percent of the proceeds will directly benefit participating charity groups. Passports can be purchased ahead of time from participating groups or on-property at Ward Warehouse and Ward Centre, now through Nov. 8 at select merchant locations. A few of the exclusive discounts Passport holders receive this year include:
- Buy one, get one at Jamba Juice, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Dairy Queen and Zpizza
- 20 percent off storewide at Bed Bath & Beyond, Hakubundo, CHAI Studio, THEFACESHOP,
Misfortune Hawaii, Downtown GifThings and more 50 percent off at Crazy Shirts Factory Outlet, Big City Diner, Rix Island Wear, Ocean Queen and more 20 to 25 percent off food purchases at Mexico Cantina, Kincaid's & Ryan's Grill 15 percent off storewide, including sale items at The Sports Authority
Festival of Giving Passport holders will also receive a $15 gift certificate to Kincaid's or Ryan's Grill at the gift-with-purchase redemption booth at Ward Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, located between Pa'ina Café and T&C Surf.
New this holiday shopping season, Ward Village is introducing its All You Can Tote bag promotion, which will offer exclusive discounts to guests during Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Starting Monday, Nov. 9, customers who make a purchase of $10 or more from a participating merchant will receive an All You Can Tote reusable tote bag while supplies last by showing proof of purchase at participating merchants.
"Ward Village's annual holiday shopping events provide our customers fun and easy ways to experience all that this property has to offer," said Cindy Kouchi, Owner of Downtown GifThings. "We look forward to welcoming Festival of Giving Passport holders and All You Can Tote shoppers during this busy retail
Since launching Festival of Giving over a decade ago, Ward Village has helped hundreds of local nonprofits and groups raise more than $1 million.
For more information about Festival of Giving and All You Can Tote, visit www.wardvillageshops.com/events.
About Ward Village®
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Ward Village is a new 60-acre coastal master planned community in the heart of Honolulu located between downtown and Waikīkī in the Kakaʻako district. Ward Village includes two mixed-use residential towers – Waiea and Anaha – that are now under construction and will transform the popular shopping and dining district into a vibrant neighborhood that offers exceptional residences with incredible island and ocean views and a carefully curated mix of retail experiences set among dynamic public open spaces and walkable streets.
This growing community will include three additional developments: Ae'o at 1001 Queen Street, Gateway Towers and Ke Kilohana at 988 Halekauwila Street. Aeʻo at 1001 Queen Street is a 466-unit mixed-use condominium tower anchored by a flagship Whole Foods Market. The extraordinary first building of Gateway Towers on Ala Moana Boulevard will bring the architecture of world-renowned architect Richard Meier to the Honolulu skyline. Ke Kilohana will bring housing targeted for local residents and a 23,000 square foot Long's Drugs to the neighborhood.
The vision for Ward Village is consistent with the master plan approved by the HCDA in 2009, which allows for up to 9.3 million square feet of mixed-use development and will include over 4,000 residences and over 1 million square feet of retail space.
Ward Village is Hawaiʻi's only LEED-ND Platinum-Certified project and the largest neighborhood development in the country to receive such a prestigious certification. The Information Center and Residential Sales Gallery is located at the iconic IBM Building. For more information, visit www.wardvillage.com.
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai'i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.
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http://assets.wardvillage.com/PDFs/2015_10.02_Ward Village Festival of Giving News Release.pdf
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