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Bob's Big Boy to reopen today under new name in Waipahu

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 01:28 a.m. HST, Jan 25, 2014


Bob's Big Boy Hawaii, which closed its Mapunapuna restaurant after a fire in April 2009, has reopened under a new name in Waipahu Town Center in the former Sizzler location.

The new restaurant, Bob's Big Bear Diner Waipahu, will celebrate its grand opening from noon to 9:30 p.m. today at 94-030 Farrington Highway and will feature appearances by comedian Frank De Lima and radio personality Bart DaSilva. 

A classic cheeseburger, fries and coke float will be sold for $10.79, and there will be 60 free meal giveaways, free gummy bears and 1950 deejay music.

Many former employees of Bob's Big Boy Hawaii have been hired.

Online: http://www.808bobsbigbear.com/






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gobows wrote:
What's happening to the old Bob's Big Boy in Mapunapuna?
on January 24,2014 | 01:24PM
ehrhornp wrote:
Good question. Bob's was a nice restaurant. Wonder why they didn't reopen in Mapunapuna? Not like there are many restaurants around there.
on January 25,2014 | 05:43AM
Anonymous wrote:
Was sad to read about the fire back then. Was a great place to go when Gibson's was still open back then.
on January 25,2014 | 07:59AM
Mythman wrote:
Named after, no doubt, the famous Hawaiian brown bear.....
on January 24,2014 | 01:58PM
krusha wrote:
Sounds like they couldn't get a franchise license so they had to change the name. Now they can server any food they want instead of what the franchise orders them to serve.
on January 25,2014 | 06:40AM
Oahuan wrote:
Waipahu? Why in Waipahu? Unless they serve dog.
on January 24,2014 | 03:50PM
Carang_da_buggahz wrote:
And your point is? No shame. Say it.
on January 24,2014 | 05:31PM
Anonymous wrote:
Dog Adobo. Rough.
on January 25,2014 | 07:58AM
dlum003 wrote:
I have to wonder if the fire at Bob's Mapunapuna was an attempt business insurance fraud attempt? Owner losing money, increasing debt, restaurant old and breaking down ... maybe try to get fire insurance check to pay off debts?
on January 24,2014 | 07:22PM
hikine wrote:
I love Bob's but I ain't drivin' down to Waipahu, it's too far!
on January 25,2014 | 12:04AM
RetiredWorking wrote:
hikine, lol, too far. How far is too far on a small island? Not trying to make fun of you.:)
on January 25,2014 | 03:38AM
ehrhornp wrote:
Maybe on the way to a UH soccer game?
on January 25,2014 | 05:44AM
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