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Sharing memories of Fort Street, Honolulu’s old retail hub

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    The Ritz department store on Fort Street in the 1950s.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER FILE

    Fort Street, pictured in the 1950s, was Honolulu’s main shopping district until Ala Moana Center opened in 1959. You could find such stores as Liberty House, Kress, the Ritz, Woolworth, Ming’s, McInerny and Andrade.

Before the Pali Highway was built, Fort Street extended from Aloha Tower at Honolulu Harbor to Pacific Heights. Read more

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