HONOLULU (KHON2) — A popular restaurant chain with more than 2,000 restaurants on the mainland has announced the first locations to serve in Hawaii. 

Chick-fil-A previously said it will employ about 80 to 120 people in the islands. A groundbreaking blessing ceremony for the first Hawaii location was held in Kahului in July 2021.

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  • Maui (100 Ho’okele Street, Kahului), slated to open in mid-2022 
  • Ala Moana Center (1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu), slated to open in late 2022 
  • Makiki (1050 S Beretania Street, Honolulu), slated to open in late 2022 
  • Kapolei Parkway & Kualaka`i (NWC Kualaka`i Pkwy & Kapolei Pkwy, Kapolei), slated to open in late 2022/early 2023 

Chick-fil-A said to celebrate the opening of each restaurant, it will support local communities by donating $25,000 to Feeding America — the funds will be distributed to local partners across the islands. In addition, the restaurants will donate surplus food to local shelters, soup kitchens and charities.