SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kona Grill (Nasdaq:KONA) announced today that raising money for Share Our Strength's NO KID HUNGRY campaign isn't just a restaurant affair! Board member Berke Bakay announced today that he will donate an additional 10% of funds raised by restaurants that meet the company's goal. 

The Great American Dine Out will be held nationwide with hundreds of restaurants participating and collecting donations. Share Our Strength is a foundation raising funds to end childhood hunger in America.

Berke explained, "I am blessed to have two beautiful children and am excited to be able to participate with our restaurants in achieving No Kid Hungry." Berke continued, "this is our first year participating in No Kid Hungry, but I'm confident we will make a difference. We have received great feedback from our employees, guests and other board members, all excited about the No Kid Hungry mission."

About Kona Grill

Kona Grill features American favorites with an international influence and award winning sushi in a casually elegant atmosphere. Kona Grill owns and operates 24 restaurants, guided by a passion for quality food and personal service. Restaurants are currently located in 15 states: Arizona (Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale); Colorado (Denver); Connecticut (Stamford); Florida (West Palm Beach, Tampa); Illinois (Lincolnshire, Oak Brook); Indiana (Carmel); Louisiana (Baton Rouge); Michigan (Troy); Minnesota (Eden Prairie); Missouri (Kansas City); Nebraska (Omaha); New Jersey (Woodbridge); Nevada (Las Vegas); Texas (Austin, Dallas, Houston, Sugar Land, San Antonio); Virginia (Richmond). The 25 th Kona Grill will open in Baltimore, MD on October 4 th

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