On Thursday this week, a fire broke out at the award winning Meditteranean Gourmet restaurant located in Haena. Approximately 80 people were evacuated, with no injuries reported. The Kauai Fire Department estimated that $50,000 in damages occurred. The cause of the investigation has not yet been determined. Read the original news report by KITV4, here: Fire Causes $50k in Damage to Haena Restaurant.
The Mediterranean Gourmet restaurant has been in operation since 2007, the year that it was named “est New Restaurant on Kauai” by Honolulu Magazine. The restaurant has also been a winner of Honolulu Magazine’s Hale Aina Award for “Best Restaurant on Kauai” in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, as well as “Best Greek Restaurant in Hawaii” for 2012 and 2013. More information about the restaurant can be found on their website, HERE.