-- KISS' Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are set to bring their Rock & Brews restaurant chain to Hawaii. The hard-rock legends will celebrate the opening of a new franchise of their rock-themed eatery and club in Paia, on the island of Maui, with a two-day event scheduled for January 25 and 26, 2014. Simmons and Stanley will attend the opening festivities, which will include a January 26 luncheon honoring wounded military personnel and veterans, as well as a bash that same evening that will raise money for the Paia Youth Center.
The new restaurant will include many aspects of other Rock & Brews venues while also saluting Hawaiian culture and history. Visitors will have the option to dine indoors or in an outdoor area. The family-friendly eatery will feature murals of rock groups, album art and tour posters, as well as flat-screen TVs and a high-fidelity sound system on which various classic live performances will be played. Local artists also will be showcased at the venue.
The restaurant's menu will include Rock & Brews' classic comfort food dishes, local cuisine, and an extensive craft beer selection.
The Paia venue will be the fifth Rock & Brews to open. Other franchises are located in Los Angeles, El Segundo and Redondo Beach, California, and in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. Simmons and Stanley also plan to soon open franchises in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Overland Park, Kansas.
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