DUNKIN’ DONUTS CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING AT KAPOLEI COMMONS

DUNKIN’ DONUTS CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING AT KAPOLEI COMMONS

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Entertainment and Giveaways on Tuesday, November 14

HONOLULU (November 8, 2017) – Aloha Petroleum announces the November 14th grand opening of a new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant to serve the West Oahu community at Kapolei Commons. A traditional blessing, ribbon cutting ceremony and welcoming remarks will kick off the festivities beginning at 7:00 a.m. The restaurant, which includes a drive-thru window for customers’ convenience, is located in the Kapolei Commons shopping center at 4460 Kapolei Parkway.

As part of the grand opening fun, the first customers in line at the restaurant and in the drive- thru will each receive a $100 Dunkin’ Donuts card. Additionally, the first 50 customers served inside and the first 50 guests using the drive-thru will receive special giveaways. A variety of entertainment, a live radio remote broadcast, and check presentations to area schools will continue throughout the morning.

“We’re excited to bring our first Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant to the West Oahu community, providing exceptional food and beverage offerings as well as employment opportunities to area residents,” said Aloha Petroleum Vice President Tom Grimes. “We know that West Oahu is ready to run on Dunkin’ and experience the quality and value for which the brand is known.”

Continuing the celebration, Dunkin’ Donuts will also be giving away a $50 Dunkin’ Donuts card each day from November 14 to November 19 (five days total) through a #HawaiiRunsOnDunkin sweepstakes on Instagram. To participate, customers are invited to share a photo on Instagram showing why they love Dunkin’ Donuts with the hashtags #HawaiiRunsOnDunkin and #sweepstakes, with one winner selected at random during each 24-hour period. For official rules, please visit AlohaGas.com.

The new restaurant is the third Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant opening in the state under a franchise agreement between Dunkin’ Brands and Aloha Petroleum. The first restaurant is located on Ualena Street near the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The second is on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus inside the Paradise Palms Café. The Kapolei Commons restaurant will be open daily from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For more information about Dunkin’ Donuts, please visit www.DunkinDonuts.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) or Twitter (www.twitter.com/DunkinDonuts).

About Dunkin’ Donuts – Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 11 years running. The company has more than 12,300 restaurants in 46 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

About Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. – Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. is one of the largest gasoline marketers and convenience store operators in the state of Hawaii, with a history that dates back to the early 1900s. Aloha employs more than 700 Hawaii residents and markets through approximately 100 Shell, Aloha, and
Mahalo branded fueling stations and 50 Aloha Island Marts, four Menehune Food Marts, three Subways, and three Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout the state. In 2016 Aloha was awarded the exclusive Dunkin’ Donuts franchise for the state of Hawaii. More information is available at www.alohagas.com.

About Kapolei Commons – Kapolei Commons is West Oahu’s premier shopping destination featuring a great retail experience with a diverse mix of shopping, dining and entertainment options. A combination of great brands, like Target, Ross and TJ Maxx, combined with local tenants like Eating House 1849, DB Grill, Gyu-Kaku, Hawaiian Island Creations and Down to Earth, help make Kapolei Commons unique and a place where locals and visitors can shop, dine and spend time with friends and family. The addition of a drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts at Kapolei Commons confirms Kapolei Commons’ commitment to creating the premiere shopping destination and gathering place for local residents and visitors in the second city of Kapolei. Kapolei Commons is owned by three partners — The MacNaughton Group, Kobayashi Group and Craig Realty Group.

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