50 Years of Fashion in Hawaii, August 13-31, 2009
50 Years of Fashion in Hawaii
August 13-31, 2009

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Fifty years ago: fashion in Hawaii

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration, Ala Moana Center and Hawaii Fashion Incubator presents “Fifty Years of Fashion in Hawaii”, and exhibition featuring garments from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Historic Costume Collection. Special feature displays include swimwear, aloha attire, and era-inspired fashion wear.

Ala Moana Center, one of the world’s largest outdoor shopping centers and Hawai‘i’s premier shopping destination, will celebrate its landmark 50th anniversary on Thursday, August 13, 2009. Spanning five decades from the first days of statehood to modern day Hawai‘i, this milestone marks how Ala Moana Center has served both residents and visitors alike as the Hawaiian Islands’ most highly revered gathering place to shop, dine and be entertained.

Ala Moana Center will present a two-and-a-half-week celebration commencing on August 13 to feature a myriad of 50th anniversary themed special events and sales and promotions for customers to participate in and enjoy.

Photos by R. David Beales, University of Hawaii Photographer
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