The first Chick-fil-A restaurant in the state of Hawai’i opens Sept. 1 in Kahului, Maui, and will bring about 160 full- and part-time jobs to the community.
The franchise owner is set to open the first Chick-Fil-A in Hawaii
Chick-fil-A Kahului will be open for dine-in, drive-through and takeout Monday through Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., while guests can also order through the Chick-fil-A app fil-A to take a car trip there. through collection. There will also be a tiered membership program for regular guests who can acquire points to redeem for rewards.
New Chick-fil-A restaurant
The new restaurant measures 5,013 square feet, and guests can also enjoy their meal outside on the 900 square foot patio. There are 114 seats inside for guests, and the patio accommodates an additional 46 outside seats.
The interior and exterior design includes elements that honor the local culture and community, such as the native landscape and local design motifs, as well as the Hawaiian language being featured prominently.
Creating a “dedicated and service-oriented team”
The new restaurant is an independent franchise owned and operated by Sean Whaley, who said, “I am very grateful for the opportunity to open the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in Hawaii and to share our hospitality and great flavor.dining with guests in Kahului.
“Working in the restaurant industry and playing competitive sports like rugby have given me the experience and tools to create a dedicated and service-minded team. By cultivating the skills and talents of each individual, we will build a strong “ohana of team members who will thrive both inside and outside the restaurant.”
Community benefits from the new Chick-fil-A restaurant
The new Chick-fil-A has immediately benefited parts of the local community, with over a hundred local heroes treated to free Chick-fil-A meals for a year. Meanwhile, Chick-fil-A Incorporated has donated $25,000 to the Maui Food Bank on behalf of the new restaurant.
The restaurant will also participate in the Chick-fil-A Shared Tables program, which redirects surplus food from the restaurant to local soup kitchens, shelters, food banks and nonprofits in need.
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