9 Ala Moana stores remain closed after fire

Source: Phil Suh
Source: Phil Suh
Panda Express is still closed
Panda Express is still closed

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Nine stores and restaurants at Ala Moana shopping center are still closed because of yesterday's fire.

Here is a list of the stores that are still temporarily closed:

Makai Market Food Court:

  • Hibachi
  • Yummy Korean BBQ
  • Soba-ya
  • Panda Express
  • Sbarro

Mall Level 2 Merchants:

  • Papyrus
  • Bag ‘n Baggage

Mall Level 3 Merchants:

  • American Eagle
  • Aeropostale

On Thursday a fire forced the evacuation of the Ala Moana food court. HFD says the fire started at the Panda Express Kitchen and spread into a grease duct.

Firefighters are looking into whether the restaurant followed the proper cleaning schedule for the duct.

An unattended wok containing oil sparked the blaze.

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