Consolidated Theatres to open stare-of-the-art luxury cinema at Ka Makana Ali‘i

Theatre featuring TITAN XC screen, recliner seats and locally inspired cuisine to open in 2016

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1/13/15 8:08 am EST

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"Our new theatre at Ka Makana Ali‘i will provide the West O‘ahu community with a world-­class cinematic experience, from plush eclining seats to a delicious, locally inspired menu"

DeBartolo Development announced today that Consolidated Theatres will open an eight-­screen, state-­of-­the-­art cinema at Ka Makana Ali‘i,the 1.4 million-­square-­foot regional mall being built in West O‘ahu. The new theatre, which will be the commpany’s ninth in Hawai‘i and its first new cinema to break ground since 2001, will feature the latest in cinematic technology and corporate elements that celebrate Hawai‘i’s unique lifestyle.

“Our new theatre at Ka Makana Ali‘i will provide the West O‘ahu community with a world-­class cinematic experience, from plush eclining seats to a delicious, locally inspired menu,” said Ellen Cotter, Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Theatres. “We’re proud of our nearly 100-­year history as a kama‘aina company, and look forward to continuing to serve moviegoers at this new state-­of-­the-­art facility.”

In addition to West O‘ahu’s first TITAN XC screen, equipped with Dolby Atmos multi-­channel immersive sound, the Ka Makana Ali‘i cinema will feature plush, oversized, full-­electric recliner seats, expansive wall-­to-­wall screens, and pristine digital projection by Barco,the leader in digital cinema technology. Along with the traditional theatre concessions of popcorn and soda, the cinema will also offer a locally inspired menu created by Food Network veterans Bruce Seidel and Chef Santos Loo.

“Consolidated Theatres has deep roots in Hawai‘i and we’re thrilled to bring their unique entertainment concept currently found nowhere else in the islands to Ka Makana Ali‘i,” said Edward Kobel, President and Chief Operating Officer of DeBartolo Development. “This addition to our growing roster of tenants reinforces our commitment to creating the premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination for West O‘ahu. With the recent signing of our lease for the 67-­acre site from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, we’re excited to tart construction on the center.”

Ka Makana Ali‘i, Hawai‘i’s newest mall and the first regional shopping center to be built in more than 30 years, will feature more than 150 exciting shopping, dining and entertainment offerings, two hotels and LEED-­certified office space. In addition to entertainment anchor Consolidated Theatres, the center’s growing list of signed tenants includes anchor department store Macy’s, as well as H&M, Forever 21, AT&T, Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Hawai‘i’s first Hampton Inn & Suites.

The first phase of the center, which includes more than 750,000 square feet of retail, dining, entertainment and hotel space, is scheduled to open in 2016.

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