Report: Safeway purchases land in Hawaii

Pleasanton, Calif. Safeway has purchased approximately 23 acres of commercially zoned land on Kauai, Hawaii, which will be home to Safeway’s Hokulei Village shopping center, according to Forbes.com.

The shopping center will be anchored by a 56,000-sq.-ft. Safeway Lifestyle store, and it could employ up to 200 people. According to Gerry Wolfe, the supermarket chain’s VP development, Safeway is currently in discussions with 14 potential tenants.