Famous Footwear to open Ward Centre store Feb. 6
Famous Footwear plans to open a store at Ward Centre on Feb. 6 in the former location of a Nordstrom shoe store.
The store will be the companys fourth in Hawaiçi, and will restore a presence in Honolulu for the national chain with 1,100 stores.
Previously, Famous Footwear had a store at Dole Cannery in Iwilei. Existing stores are on Maui, the Big Island and Kauaçi. The retailers parent, Brown Shoe Co., also operates Factory Brand Shoes at Waikele Premium Outlets.
The new store will be 16,000 square feet, or more than twice as big as the average Famous Footwear store, and employ 15 to 20 people.