Queen Emma Land Co., 1099 Alakea St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, (808) 535-8760: Stop the development of Saks Fifth Ave. at the International Market Place
  • Petitioned The Queen's Health Systems

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Queen Emma Land Co.
The Queen's Health Systems
City and County of Honolulu, Department of Planning & Permitting
Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawai'i
The Honorable Shan S. Tsutsui
Mayor of Honolulu
The Honorable Kirk Caldwell
Hawaii Governor
Hawaii State Senate
Hawaii State House

Queen Emma Land Co., 1099 Alakea St., Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, (808) 535-8760: Stop the development of Saks Fifth Ave. at the International Market Place

    1. Jennifer Pedersen
    2. Petition by

      Jennifer Pedersen

      Solvang, CA

The International Market Place is a landmark, in its own right. It is one of the few, remaining places that make Waikiki unique from other mainland cities. Tourists do not need another department store while visiting Hawaii. If they do, there are shopping centers and other areas in Honolulu where big businesses have taken over the local flavor of the Island. Please do not take the International Market Place away from the tourists and locals, alike. It is a shame that Waikiki has been dubbed "The Rodeo Drive of the Pacific." That is not something we should be proud of and need to be promoting. Please reconsider your agreement with Saks Fifth Avenue and help keep what little charm and uniqueness Waikiki has left to offer. Mahalo nui loa.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 2,500 signatures
    2. Outrigger asks city to withdraw permit for International Market Place redev

      Jennifer Pedersen
      Petition Organizer
      Outrigger asks city to withdraw permit for International Market Place redevelopment

      Mar 18, 2013, 7:16am HST Two affiliates of Outrigger Enterprises Group have asked a Honolulu review board to withdraw a permit for the Queen Emma Land Co.'s $350 million project to redevelop the International Market Place into a new retail complex in the center of Waikiki.

    3. Reached 25 signatures
    4. Taubman Centers, Inc. : Queen Emma Land Company and Taubman Centers Announc

      Jennifer Pedersen
      Petition Organizer
      Taubman Centers, Inc. : Queen Emma Land Company and Taubman Centers Announce Saks Fifth Avenue to Anchor the Revitalized International Market Place

      Proposed revitalization project will support The Queen's Medical Center's work HONOLULU, June 14, 2013 / PRNewswire/ -- Queen Emma Land Company, Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) and CoastWood Capital Group, LLC, are pleased to announce the commitment of retailer Saks Fifth Avenue to be the anchor store at the International Market Place as part of the planned revitalization of the iconic shopping center.

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    Reasons for signing

    • Michael Williamson PORTLAND, OR
      • 4 months ago

      The International Market Place IS Waikiki to many. Let Saks make their millions someplace else!

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    • Margaret Walden AUSTRALIA
      • 7 months ago

      On my visit last yeR I stayed at the Miramar, this hotel needs a serious upgrade but I found Hawaii seems to be just for the very rich, the market place is the best tourist Attraction and cheap meals,shopping and souvenirs, Hawaii just seems to be catering for the very rich Japanese and not for the general tourists

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    • allan shears AUSTRALIA
      • 8 months ago

      A lot of Australians holiday in Waikiki and the thought of the International Marketplace going is very sad, only to be replaced with Saks Fifth Avenue is mad and only bending to the Japanese tourists. Shame on you.

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    • Lynn Thomas NORTH VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • 8 months ago

      I think this is a HUGE mistake. We have been in Waikiki 9 times and visited the Market Place on a daily basis. People at home here in Canada are against the redevelopment.

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    • Eric Parr-Pearson KELOWNA, CANADA
      • 9 months ago

      we love the International Marketplace and Waikiki does not need another high end store with no one in it.

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