Kihei Ross store to open Oct. 6

Posters announce the future home of Ross Dress for Less at the Piilani Village Shopping Center in Kihei on Monday. The store will open Oct. 6. • The Maui News / LEAH SHERMAN photo

The Maui News – Ross Dress for Less will open a new store Oct. 6 in the Piilani Village Shopping Center in Kihei, according to its website.

The 19,200-square-foot store in the former Hilo Hattie location will be the second Ross store on Maui. The other is in Kahului next to Safeway.

The Kihei location will increase the Ross store count in Hawaii to 20.

The opening is part of the retailer’s 2017 proposed expansion of more than 70 new locations nationally, according to a news release from the company.

Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS currently operate approximately 1,600 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.