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Lawson to open two stores in Hawaii


Lawson, Japan's convenience store chain, are coming to Hawaii, USA on July 7, 2012.

The convenience stores are originally invented in the US. But Japanese people sophisticated its form since 1970s. Then eventually 7-Eleven Japan acquired its 7-Eleven Headquater om Japan.

Japanese convenience stores are the most sophisticated retail models.

After 7-Eleven, FamlyMart in 2005, the last of top 3 conbini chain, Lawson, is coming to the US.

According to its press release, they will first open two stores, then plan to expand to 20~30 stores in Hawaii in next 3 years. This is their 3rd countries after Chna and Indonesia.


Sharadon Waikiki

Address: 2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
Hours: 6:00am~1:00am

It carries 3,200 items, half of them are souvenir.


Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

Address: 2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Hours: 6:00am~0:00am (midnight)

It's located near the beach. They have plenty of fast food that you can bring to near beach.

Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world. Read more »