â€œWe are so excited to bring Olive Garden to Ala Moana Center,â€ a company spokesperson said. â€œWeâ€™re opening this location through a franchise agreement with Union MAK â€“ a successful, Hawaii-based franchise operator of casual dining restaurants. We look forward to sharing more details soon.â€Hawaii News Now
Union MAK is also the Hawaii franchisee for IHOP and Applebeeâ€™s restaurants.
After years of its TV commercials running in Hawaii, the Italian-American restaurant chain filed a $50,000 building permit for suite 3247, which is currently occupied by the Mai Tai Bar… An employee for Bubba Gumpâ€™s said the restaurant is closing on Jan. 26 to make way for OrHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Olive Garden spokesperson told KHON on January 8 that theyâ€™re excited to bring the restaurant to Hawaii, but they werenâ€™t able to share any details.KHON