Byron's Drive-In closing by end of Feb. 2013

Restaurant has been around for 47 years

Published  2:15 PM HST Dec 06, 2012
HONOLULU -

Byron's Drive-In announced Thursday it will be closing on Feb. 28, 2013 at 10 p.m.

Industrial Investments, Byron's Drive-In landlord, notified the restaurant of its plans to demolish the landmark at the corner of North Nimitz Highway and Paiea Street.

Andy Wong opened up Byron's Drive-In in 1965 and it has been going strong for 47 years.

Thirty-five employees will be affected by the closing.

Byron's Drive-In is known for its shrimp burger, oyster burger, fried Twinkies and Green River drink.

Kuahiwi Ranch will lose a 1,000-pound-per-month buyer of ground beef.

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