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Personal stories keep now-closed Honolulu restaurants alive

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Like Like Drive Inn sign remains along Keeaumoku Street, but the restaurant closed in April 2020 after 67 years of business due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Like Like Drive Inn sign remains along Keeaumoku Street, but the restaurant closed in April 2020 after 67 years of business due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • COURTESY TR FIRE GRILL
                                Tony Roma’s ribs and fries.

    COURTESY TR FIRE GRILL

    Tony Roma’s ribs and fries.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Chef Ed Kenney, left, will be closing his restaurant Town located on Waialae Avenue on Nov. 21. He is shown here with Chef Dave Caldiero on Nov. 12.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Chef Ed Kenney, left, will be closing his restaurant Town located on Waialae Avenue on Nov. 21. He is shown here with Chef Dave Caldiero on Nov. 12.

The loss of a restaurant means more than good food gone missing. Our writers recall their personal connections to three favorite dining places lost to the pandemic. Read more

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