Tropical-themed Kahunaville restaurant and flair bar has shuttered at T.I. after almost 15 years of flipping frozen margaritas and leaves a hefty, vacant piece of casino real estate the resort has already taken steps to make over.
While no public warning was made of the closing, a Super Bowl party proved their last major hurrah. The company's social media is all still active, but T.I. has quickly filed paperwork to demolish the entire, 17,562-square-foot space, at an estimated cost of $204,000. A replacement has not been revealed.
Debuting in August 2001, when the resort was still known as Treasure Island, parent company Adventure Dining Inc. once operated nine nationwide locations, including homes in Ohio, Michigan and Tampa. The Las Vegas "Party Bar" was their last holdout.
The large space, with access to the resort's pool area, was able to host corporate events, theatrical shows like a recent run on Nunsense and musical productions, including their last creation, Island Heat featuring Peter Hernandez, father of singer Bruno Mars, as the resident percussionist.