Pearl City Walmart Remodel Focuses on Convenience, Customer Service

Pearl City Walmart Remodel Focuses on Convenience, Customer Service

Project is part of the retailer’s investment in serving today’s customers

Pearl City residents had their first look at the newly remodeled Walmart at 1131 Kuala St.today following a traditional Hawaiian blessing and Maile lei untying celebrating the project’s completion.

Customers can now enjoy the following store improvements:

  • State-of-the-art electronics department with interactive displays that allow customers to try laptops, tablets, mobile phones and more before purchase
  • Enhanced online Pickup Today area with kiosk for check-in and faster service
  • Addition of a Health Services Room to the pharmacy that will be used for immunizations and private consultations
  • Expanded bakery and fresh foods department
  • Expanded infants department
  • Expanded furniture department
  • Expanded Walmart MoneyCenter
  • Refreshed apparel department

“We are excited to share the new store enhancements with our customers and community,” said Store Manager Derek Gagne. “They’ll experience a fresh new shopping experience that better serves today’s shoppers.”
 

Committed to the Community

Walmart is committed to serving the local community. In celebration of the grand reopening, four local nonprofits received a total of $6,000 from Pearl City Walmart including $1,500 to Friends of the Library of Hawaii, $1,500 to Lehua Elementary School, $1,500 to Manana Elementary School, and $1,500 to Pearl City Elementary School.

Job Opportunities
The store employs approximately 380 associates for full- and part-time positions within the store. Applicants interested in careers at Walmart can apply at a store’s hiring kiosk or online at Walmartcareers.com. At Walmart, associates have access to competitive wages, affordable benefits, and the chance to build a career. Morethan75 percentofstoremanagementteamsstarted as hourly associates and 40 percent of those promotions went to associates within the first year of their employment.

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About Walmart

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit our more than 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2018 revenue of $500.3 billion, Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmartand on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart.

Community Contacts

Phone Fax
Senator Clarence K. Nishihara (808) 586.6970 (808) 586.6879
Representative Roy M. Takumi (808) 586.6170 (808) 586.6171
Representative Gregg Takayama (808) 586.6340 (808) 586.6341
Senator Breene Harimoto Senator Breene Harimoto (808) 586.6230 (808) 586.6231
Councilmember Brandon Elefante Councilmember Brandon Elefante (808) 768.5008 (808) 768.5011