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Media Advisory: Hapa Musubi Opens in Downtown San Jose

A little aloha on Paseo de San Antonio

Post Date:02/03/2020 11:59 AM

Elisabeth Handler, Public Information Manager/OED
408.599.9567 (cell); elisabeth.handler@sanjoseca.gov

DETAILS:
What: Grand opening of Hapa Musubi
When:

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
11:00 AM

Where:

200 South First Street, Unit 50
(on Paseo de San Antonio, between First and Second Streets)
San Jose, CA 95113

Who:
  • Husband and wife entrepreneurs Liz Ruiz and Nam Ngo
  • David Tran, Senior Council Assistant to Councilmember Raul Peralez (D3)
  • Nate Le Blanc, Business Development Manager, San Jose Downtown Association
Background:

Milpitas residents Liz and Nam fell in love with Musubi, Hawai’i’s iconic, Spam-based snack food on their first visit to the islands. They knew it was the perfect food for students in a hurry and on a budget. Working with their partner, Patrick Aguirre, Nam and Liz chose Downtown San Jose, close to SJSU, as the perfect location.

The City of San Jose’s Business Ally, Xuan Ha, was instrumental in helping the couple navigate the permitting, renovations and inspection processes.

E-mail: aloha@hapamusubi.com
Website: hapamusubi.com

 

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