POSTED: 1:33 p.m. HST, May 7, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 9:38 a.m. HST, May 8, 2014
Pier 1 Imports said it will open new stores in Lihue and Kapolei this month.
The Lihue store will open on May 16 at Kukui Grove Center and will be the first Pier 1 on Kauai. The 8,470-square-foot store will employ about 25 workers, the company said.
The Kapolei store will open on May 23 at Kapolei Commons. It has 7,154 square feet and will employ about 30 workers, the Fort Worth, Texas-based Pier 1 said. The first 300 shoppers at the Kapolei store on May 23 will be given a free reusable bag and a backscratcher. The store will open at 10 a.m.
CORRECTION: The Kapolei Pier 1 Imports store will open at 10 a.m. on May 23. An earlier version of this story said it would open at 9:30 a.m.