Kahului, Maui, HI – March 31, 2014 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Hawaii’s largest shopping center outside of O‘ahu, today announced national retailer Zumiez will open a store at the center this fall. The location will be the first in the Neighbor Islands for the retailer of action sports-related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories for young men and women.

The statement comes on the heels of announcements that national retailers Vans and Charlotte Russe will open their first locations in the Neighbor Islands at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center this summer.

“Zumiez is a great compliment to our expanding family of name-brand retailers,” said Todd A. Vines, marketing manager for Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. “We have a natural audience for action sports styles on Maui, and we’re proud Zumiez selected Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center for its first Hawai‘i location outside of Oahu.”

About Zumiez Inc.
Zumiez is a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, focusing on skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross and BMX for young men and women. As of March 1, 2014 we operated 552 stores including 512 in the United States, 28 in Canada, and 12 in Europe. We operate under the name Zumiez and Blue Tomato. Additionally, we operate ecommerce web sites at www.zumiez.com and www.blue-tomato.com.

About Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center is Maui’s only regional shopping center, featuring more than 100 shops and restaurants, including the island’s only department stores, Macy’s and Sears, and the all-digital, six-screen Ka‘ahumanu Theatres. Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center is managed by JLL Retail. For more information, call (808) 877-4325, visit QueenKaahumanuCenter.com, or follow @QueenKCenter on Twitter.

About JLL Retail
JLL’s Retail Group serves as the industry’s leader in retail real estate services. The firm’s more than 850 dedicated retail experts in the Americas partner with investors and occupiers around the globe to support and shape investment and site selection strategies. Its retail specialists provide independent and expert advice to clients, backed by industry-leading research that delivers maximum value throughout the entire lifecycle of an asset or lease. The firm has more than 80 retail brokerage experts spanning 20 major markets, representing more than 300 retail clients. As the largest third party retail property manager in the United States, JLL’s retail portfolio has more than 320 centers, totaling 66 million square feet under management in regional malls, lifestyle centers, grocery-anchored centers, power centers, central business districts, transportation facilities and mixed-use projects. For more information on Jones Lang LaSalle Retail www.jllretail.com.

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Todd A. Vines
Marketing Manager
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
(808) 877-3369