• ASSOCIATED PRESS / MARCH 2017 Real estate investment trust Seritage reported in a government filing Friday that Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business. None of the closures are in Hawaii.

NEW YORK >> Sears is closing another 20 stores as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business.

Real estate investment trust Seritage, which owns the 20 real estate properties, confirmed the closings — 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores — in a government filing Friday.

(No Hawaii locations are scheduled to close under this latest round of cuts, but the retailer shuttered its flagship Ala Moana Center department store, one of the mall’s original anchor tenants, in 2013 after spending more than 50 years at Hawaii’s largest shopping mall. The company plans to open a showroom for appliances in the former Nordstrom building at Ala Moana and operates four department stores at Pearlridge Center and Windward…