Business Overview

This Maui restaurant is a local favorite for over 85 years and the current owners are retiring and are looking for a hard-working buyer or family to continue the legacy. Japanese generational recipes will be passed on to the new owners to keep the local clients coming back for more. It is the only sit-down Japanese restaurant with large capacity in Wailuku & Kahului for its population of over 30,000 locals plus some tourists and provides both lunch and dinner.

• STRONG BRAND NAME recognition and prestige by existing for 86 years
• Only sit-sit down for lunch and dinner Japanese restaurant in Wailuku, Kahului for 30,000 population
• 99% local traffic and not dependent on tourists
• Recipes passed down for generations

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  • Asking Price: $300,000
  • Cash Flow: $152,000
  • Gross Revenue: $705,614
  • FF&E: $120,000
  • Inventory: $10,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 1936

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:2,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:8
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Status: Leased Monthly Rent: $2,203 base rent plus CAM; estimated CAM of $569 plus GET (@4%) $111, total: $2,884 Sq. Ft.: est. 2,000 Lease Expiration Date: 11/30/2023 Renewal options:5 year option

Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

Modest competition

Opportunities and Growth:

EXPANSION OPPORTUNITIES • Currently no liquor license. New owner could apply for a Maui County liquor license as a way to increase revenues. (Restaurant had a liquor license years ago) • New owner can add catering, advertise, and open longer • New owner could also refresh the interior to make it more appealing to customers

Additional Info

The company was founded in 1936, making the business 86 years old.
The sale shall include inventory valued at $10,000, which is included in the suggested price.

The company has 8 employees and is situated in a building with approx. square footage of 2,000 sq ft.
The building is leased by the company for $2,884 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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