Olson looks to revamp aging Pahala Shopping Center

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald The Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo is for sale for $6 million.

  • Courtesy of Edmund C. Olson Trust II Longs Drugs Pharmacy is one of three tenants of the Pahala Shopping Center. The Olson Trust acquired the center and plans to renovate the community hub.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Edmund Olson sits in the koa boardroom at the Wainaku Executive Center last week in Hilo.

Edmund Olson has purchased the Pahala Shopping Center and plans to renovate the central hub of the former sugar plantation town.