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Aloha spirit meets Southern hospitality
Kings Hawaiian expansion on track for early 2015 completion
The Oakwood-based King’s Hawaiian plant is building an expansion to add two factory lines. - photo by CARLEY SHAREC
When deciding where to build an expansion of the King’s Hawaiian facilities, the initial thought was to place the second building outside of Georgia. “It would actually be a little cheaper for us to be in another state,” said John Linehan, executive vice president of strategy and business development with the bread-baking business. “But we were so happy with being in Hall County and just so convinced of the value that it offers in terms of being a great place to work, that we decided to ... open up a second plant there.”