POSTED: 2:31 p.m. HST, Aug 19, 2014
The Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber restaurant space has been leased to a new, locally based operator.
Outrigger Enterprises Group has leased the space to JB Waikiki LLC, a new affiliate of Handcrafted Restaurants LLC, operator of Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman in Ko Olina.
Chef and restaurateur Peter Merriman and Bill Terry are partners in Handcrafted Restaurants, according to state business registration records.
Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber will close after service as initially announced in June, but will reopen after a Sept. 1 through 7 refreshing of the menu and the restaurant space.