After more than 40 years of creating some of Hawaii’s favorite desserts, today is the last day for Saint-Germain and Dee Lite Bakery.
Saint-Germain first opened its doors in Hawaii in 1977 and became the go-to bakery for many residents.
Some of the favorites include the rainbow cake and custard pie.
The company said the tough economy in recent years has resulted in a downturn of business.
Faith Senas and Michael Green bought the last rainbow cake from the Dillingham location.
“It’ll be hard to find a place to replace them,” Green said. “I’ve been around for a while this is the softest cake I’ve had in a very long time. I’m definitely going to miss it and I’m sure a lot of people too.”
“It’s very sad because they make wonderful desserts and they’re so well known,” Senas said.
Saint-Germain’s final four bakeries in Dillingham, Kahala, Waipahu and Beretania are closing.