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New Lowe's opens in Iwilei

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IWILEI - (HawaiiNewsNow)  Hawaii's newest Lowe's opens its doors to the public this morning, giving consumers now 3 hardware stores in a one mile radius. Ramsay Wharton strapped her tool belt on...and joins us live from the new Nimitz Highway store to tell us more.

 Thursday, April 28

  • 10 a.m. Grand Opening festivities including Lowe's Board Cutting ceremony
  • Gift Card Match Day - Buy a Gift Card, Help Build a Home. Purchase a Lowe's Gift Card on Thursday, April 28, and Lowe's will match purchases up to $5,000 to support the Honolulu Habitat for Humanity's next building project.

Saturday, April 30

  • At 10 a.m., the store will feature the Tic Tac Toe board Build & Grow project. Lowe's conducts Build and Grow clinics bi-weekly as a way for parents and adult mentors to spend quality time with their children—free of charge.  The clinics are recommended for children in grades 2 to 5, and each clinic provides hands-on instruction to approximately 50 children. To sign-up for the bi-weekly Build and Grow workshops at a local store, visit lowesbuildandgrow.com.

WHERE:      
Lowe's of Iwilei, Hawaii #2336
411 Pacific Street
Iwilei, HI 96817

ABOUT THE STORE:

The home improvement store has 117,000 square feet of retail sales space, with an adjacent garden center, stocking 40,000 different items to help customers build, improve and beautify their homes.  A store of this size represents an average investment in the community of more than $21 million and creates an average of 125 new jobs.         

ABOUT LOWE'S: 

With fiscal year 2010 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

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