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

    2009 April 13 CTY Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. Terry Seelig stands in dining room of Bob's Big Boy Restaurant in Mapunapuna. The eatery sustained smoke, fire, and water damage in the early morning fire. SB photo by Craig T. Kojima
    The Big Boy statue in front of the Canton Township, Mich. Bob's Big Boy restaurant is still standing tall on Tuesday, April 13, 2004, despite a fight between city officials who want it removed and the restaurant owners and their patrons who want it to stay. (AP Photo/The Detroit Free Press, David P. Gilkey)
    This image shows the logo for the new Bob's Big Bear Diner.

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.


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