Sep 28, 2017
What's New At Ward Village
With its 80+ shops and culinary destinations – and with more opening each season – Ward Village is a must-visit destination for one-of-kind dining and retail experiences.
New to the Neighborhood
Brick Oven Pizza, a kama‘āina favorite, offers freshly baked pizzas featuring the finest ingredients in Hawai‘i. The mouthwatering sauce and perfectly light crust that has delighted patrons on Kaua‘i for over three decades has won Brick Oven Pizza the title of “Best Pizza on Kaua‘i” for eight years in a row. You can find Brick Oven Pizza on the second floor of South Shore Market.
On Auahi St. at Ward Centre, Maile's Thai Bistro is offering daily weekday lunch bento specials exclusive to Ward Village, including flavors like Red Curry Beef, Yellow Chicken Curry, Panang Pork, Masaman Beef and Green Chicken Curry.
Looking for a post- CorePower Yoga boost? Nalu Health Bar & Café will become a staple for any health-conscious diner with their fresh juices, vibrant smoothies, wraps, sandwiches, salads, café beverages, and signature acai bowls that boasts pure, organic acai straight from the Amazon.
And for dessert, Via Gelato’s gelato is a perfect play of ice and cream, coming soon to Auahi Street at Ward Centre. Liliko’i, li hing shiso, strawberry ume, lava flow, and guava are just some of the sorbetto flavors Via Gelato offers. Fresh-churned sorbettos deliver bright, cheery flavors you can’t get enough of. Both Nalu Health Bar & Café and Via Gelato will be opening their doors in Ward Village in the early fall. Yum!
Several Ward Village merchants have new locations in the neighborhood. Where are they now?
Ward Centre is now home to a whole host of island favorites, including:
- Downtown GifThings
- InSpecs Eyewear
- Kekoa Collective
- Merle Norman Cosmetics
- Na Mea Hawaii
- Ocean Queen
- T&C Surf Designs
- Taj Clubhouse
- Tiare Tahiti
South Shore Market is now home to:
...and longtime regulars will be thrilled to know that Kincaid's has been adopted by Ryan’s Grill as part of a newly merged concept at Ward Centre.
With Fond Aloha
After the closure of Ward Warehouse, several tenants chose to move in a new direction with their stores or take much-deserved vacations and retirements.
Long time tenant Novel T World has taken its business on the road and online. The owners will host pop-ups across the island and will be a regular vendor at the Ward Village New Wave Friday, a community pau hāna held on the second Friday of each month. Novel T World will also launch a website soon.
The family-operated business Mr. Egg Roll has decided to take a vacation and visit family in Vietnam. It has been a decade since his last family vacation.
Come See For Yourself
Ward Village’s continued evolution into an even more vibrant neighborhood means there’s always something new to discover. Join us for a slice of Kauai’s favorite piping hot pizza, shop top local designers and peek at the next big thing to come when you spend the day exploring Ward Village.
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