Zippy's Restaurants opened in Hilo Thursday at the food court of the Prince Kuhio Plaza.
There was a line of eager customers waiting for the popular local food.
The restaurant plans to be open all day on Friday and Saturdays starting on Aug. 30.
This is the 26th Zippy's Restaurant in Hawaii.
This is just the second Zippy's on a neighbor island that is currently in operation.
There is a 140-seat restaurant in the mall in addition to the fast food counter with seating in the food court.