McDonald’s Opens at Former Byron’s Spot


McDonald’s of Koapaka, located on the former Byron’s Drive In lot near the Honolulu International Airport, will celebrate its grand opening “pau hana” style on Friday, Jan. 9 from 3 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend festivities that will include Big Mac® sandwiches for only 99-cents from 5 to 8 p.m.

In addition, attendees will also enjoy a traditional Chinese Lion Dance, a Ronald McDonald meet and greet, live radio broadcast with Krey-Z Oshiro of Island 98.5, entertainment by Simple Souls and prize giveaways throughout the evening. Customers at McDonald’s of Koapaka will enjoy the new double lane drive-thru, dual-point order system (completed orders called out by number) interior décor and seating, as well as exterior patio seating.

The “Pau Hana” timeline is as follows:

3 to 6 p.m.: Island 98.5 Live Radio Broadcast with Krey-Z Oshiro
3 p.m.: Meet and Greet with Ronald McDonald
4 p.m.: Chinese Lion Dance
5 to 8 p.m.: 99-cent Big Mac Sandwich Deal
6 to 8 p.m.: Simple Souls

McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii has 86 restaurants and more than 5,200 employees in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. In Hawaii alone, the company has 76 restaurants and more than 4,600 employees. McDonald’s total economic impact on the state yearly, directly and indirectly, is about $370 million in spending and nearly 12,000 jobs in the community. McDonald’s prides itself on offering career opportunities to employees, with most managers staying with the company for more than 18 years. Follow McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii on Twitter at @McDonaldsHawaii.