Customers can travel between Uptown and Downtown Pearlridge in air-conditioned comfort via Hawaii's only monorail. A favorite attraction for the keiki, the cost to ride the SkyCab is 50 cent.
Pearlridge Uptown was opened in 1972, with an expansion in 1976 to include Pearlridge Downtown. Between the two, separate shopping centers lies Sumida Farm, the largest supplier of watercress in the State of Hawaii. Home to the island's only monorail, customers can enjoy a scenic ride between the two centers while enjoying views of historic Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. Anchored by Macy's, Inspiration Furniture, Sears, the State's only Circuit City & Toys R Us, Pearlridge Center is the largest enclosed shopping center in the State of Hawaii and is also home to more than 170 stores, restaurants and services. In addition to the monorail, Pearlridge boasts 2 food courts, 12 full-service restaurants, a miniature golf course, 2 arcades, 16 theaters, an emergency clinic, and an 8-story office complex.
Take the H-1 Freeway, heading West. Stay in left and follow the sign to the Aiea exit (left exit off freeway). Stay in your furthest left-hand lane and take the Pearlridge/Pearl City exit. You will merge onto Kamehameha Highway. If you would like to visit Downtown Pearlridge, turn right on Pali Momi Street, then your first left at light and you're at Pearlridge Center Downtown. If you would like to visit Uptown Pearlridge, proceed on Kamehameha Highway and turn right on Kaonohi Street, where you'll find Pearlridge Center on your right.