Hello Hilo Brings ‘Aloha Spirit’ to Gainesville

Fast-casual eatery is from the founders of King's Hawaiian.
Hello Hilo Brings 'Aloha Spirit' to Gainesville
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Hello Hilo, a fast-casual Hawaiian eatery from the founders of King’s Hawaiian, is opening its Gainesville doors Monday July 24, 2023, the restaurant announced in a press release.

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Hello Hilo, at at 1881 Jesse Jewell Parkway NE, offers a Hawaii-inspired menu that features breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus a keiki (kids) menu, specialty drinks, and signature baked goods found only at Hello Hilo.

“Our ohana (team) is excited to share the Hello Hilo experience with the community,” General Manager Hobbie Dubose said in the release. “The restaurant is truly a one-of-a-kind destination that you have to see to believe, and the menu offers unique and delicious options for any occasion. We cannot wait for everyone to try it.”

The restaurant and bakery will be open seven days a week, Monday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., offering dine-in, drive thru and online ordering.

Developed by the Taira family, founders of King’s Hawaiian, a Los Angeles-based family-owned and operated bakery, known chiefly for its Hawaiian bread, Hello Hilo is named for Hilo, Hawaii where Robert R. Taira opened his first bakery more than 70 years ago, according to the release.

“This oasis destination will offer a refreshing Hawaiian island experience in Northeast Georgia with a unique and delicious menu served with ‘Aloha Spirit’.”

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak