Skip to comments.'You cannot eat here': Hawaii café riles residents with ban on Trump voters
Posted on 12/28/2016 4:19:03 AM PST by raccoonradio
Honolulus Café 8 ½ gets rave reviews on Yelp for its Radiatore Verde and Italian stir fry, among other popular dishes at the eclectic mom-and-pop restaurant but the response to its new 'policy' barring pro-Trump patrons has been decidedly more mixed.
A bright yellow, handmade sign posted on the restaurant's front glass door declares: If you voted for Trump you cannot eat here! No Nazis.
A photo of the sign was shared with FoxNews.com. One also is proudly posted on the cafés Facebook page, and was liked by some 40 people.
The next time you're in Honolulu, eat lunch here, not only are they on the right side of things, the food is delicious and reasonable, one Facebook user wrote next to the photo.
Others arent so charmed.
Honolulu resident and Donald Trump voter Susan Roberts told FoxNews.com she found the sign in extreme poor taste.
It's childish and very unprofessional, she said in an email. The restaurant owner doesn't have to worry ... I will not be stepping foot in that establishment.
Willes Lee, former chairman of the Hawaii Republican Party and now president of National Federation of Republican Assemblies, told FoxNews.com the sign is discriminatory, and harkens back to racist and hate-filled days before statehood.
Remember when Filipinos couldn't go in certain places, or Japanese wouldn't be allowed [in] many homes? And, it didn't matter who they voted for, said Lee, who is of Japanese descent.
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One of the comments to the article:
BAKE THAT CAKE
It’s their place, it should be their choice.
Bake the damn cake, homofascsists.
So to punish people THEY think are Nazis...they act like Nazis.
Did I get that right?
> (1 star) Passable fare, but holy smokes, do we need a side-order of Political Bias? No thanks, not likely to step into this shop again anytime soon.
If this shop can refuse to serve Trump Supporters, why can’t a bakery refuse to bake a cake for a Gay Wedding?
<<I think we have all had enough political BS to last a lifetime. Stick to making food , your ignorance shines like a beacon for the world to see , next time I am in Hawaii I will be sure to avoid your establishment like the plague
<Your place will fail. When will you liberals get over the election? Guess what? Trump won!!! I bet your food is probably good too. It’s a shame because I’ll never step foot in your cafe.
They would be talking to my lawyer about how the restaurant is to be transitioned to me.
Cafe Hate And a Half
Also against the law. If businesses have to sell wedding cakes to queers, then this restaurant cannot deny patronage to Trump voters.
Those kind of signs and opinions have never bothered me. First, I would not want to eat food prepared by someone who identifies with Hillary; ask my cousin. Second, I don’t want to spend money with those who would enslave me.
The left are hypocrites. (I know I’m being redundant)
They ARE what they accuse others. Remember the flap over Christian bakers? The left’s ‘fake’ outrage......now they are doing it only worse. The Christian bakers declined special requests over their moral convictions. The left is declining ANY business over politics and a simple difference of opinion.
That’s how I feel, as long as the same rules are applied to all.
Leftist greasy spoon serving stir-fried cabbage and such stuff; who cares.
When will the AG of Hawaii sue them as we KNOW he would if this were a bakery run by Christians?
If they want to piss off a large part of their potential clientele I guess that’s their choice. Our choice to call them out on it.
Which had the following caption attached to it:
Ordered the special....
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