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Smoke from a kitchen fire at the Panda Express in Ala Moana Center's Makai Market poured from vents in the middle of the shopping center Thursday.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Evacuated Panda Express workers waited outside. Most of the 30 food court eateries reopened at 3:30 p.m., but about 20 restaurants and other stores remained closed while dealing with damage caused by water or smoke.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM Firefighters spent at least two hours putting out smouldering sections of ducting from the fire that started in the food court.