The Cheesecake Factory restaurant at Royal Hawaiian Center reopened with a traditional Hawaiian blessing Monday morning following a Feb. 1 fire that caused an estimated $2.5 million in
damage. The company continued to pay employees their regular wages throughout the three-week closure. Justin
Savedra, left, Kim Hagopian, Stephanie Ferrara, Brandee Yang, Ellie Baldacchino and Erika Edwards, who work at the host desk, posed for a group shot before going back to work.