Final hours for Jimmy’s: Landmark Hilo restaurant to close

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald “Because of the pandemic and the situation,” Rudy Gabonia said, the last day of service at Jimmy’s Drive Inn is Saturday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Patrons eat lunch at Jimmy's Drive-Inn on Friday.

For more than 65 years, the local-style restaurant directly across from the Tribune-Herald on Kinoole Street has been a Hilo landmark.