Health Dept. issues green placard to Pā‘ia restaurant following corrective actions
The Hawai‘i Department of Health Food Safety Branch issued a green placard to Café Mambo today, allowing the business to reopen to the public following completion of corrective actions. The restaurant, owned and operated by Betham Pacific LLC, is located at 30 Baldwin Avenue in Pā‘ia.
The food establishment received the red placard on March 14, 2023 and was immediately closed.
The health department conducted a follow-up inspection on March 17, 2023 and found the required corrective actions had been completed:
- The restaurant had received professional pesticide treatments since the closure, will have another within one week, and will continue monthly into the future.
- The restaurant received an overall cleaning to reduce grease build up and eliminate food debris.
- Both entrances to the kitchen have had screens installed to exclude entry of pests.
- All refrigeration units cited previously were observed to be holding at 41°F.
The DOH’s Food Safety Branch protects and promotes the health of Hawai‘i residents and visitors through education of food industry workers and regulation of food establishments statewide. The branch conducts routine health inspections of food establishments where food products are prepared, manufactured, distributed, or sold.
Restaurant inspection reports are available for viewing online.