Store adds variety, mail services

(First photo) Hanzawa Variety Store owner Darren Jones and U.S. Postal Service Honolulu District Manager Greg Wolny (right) untie a maile lei Thursday afternoon during blessing ceremonies for the opening of the Haiku store’s Village Post Office. The Village Post Office is owned and operated by Hanzawa and is the first of its kind in the state, postal officials said. Hanzawa’s is located at 1833 Kaupakalua Road and is open daily from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on holidays.

(Second photo) Hanzawa’s General Manager Shane Theriault arranges postal supplies in the store Thursday. Customers will be able to purchase Forever stamps and drop off priority flat rate packages at the store. There also is a drop box for mail.