Events

Brewing up a good Super Bowl Sunday

The best part of Super Bowl Sunday for me personally is the gathering of all my friends and family and sharing of good food and drinks.

Somehow, at my SuperBowl parties, beer always seems to take center stage.

Here's what I'll be serving to my Super Bowl friends this year:

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Foodland and Hawaiian Airlines Announce New Partnership

Customers Can Now Earn HawaiianMiles by Grocery Shopping at Foodland
We are excited to begin our new partnership with Hawaiian Airlines and the HawaiianMiles frequent-flyer program! Grocery shoppers statewide can now earn HawaiianMiles by shopping at Foodland, Sack N Save and Foodland Farms stores using their Maika`i cards. We are the only supermarket in Hawaii to offer this great Hawaiian Airlines benefit to our loyal customers!

Here’s how it ... more »

Mahalo for Taking the Bag Challenge!

I’ve come to realize that as a kama`aina company, Foodland truly cares about our community and the place we call home. In one of our meetings, someone reported that an average Hawaii family uses more than 700 plastic bags a year for grocery shopping. With more than 400,000 Hawaii households, that’s more than 280,000,000 plastic bags a year! We knew that we needed to work towards changing those statistics.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and all of us at Foodland want to take this opportunity to thank you for your business. As a local business -- and the only locally owned grocery chain with stores statewide -- we depend on your support and are very grateful to have you as a customer. We know that today more than ever, you have many choices of stores to patronize and we want to thank you for choosing Foodland. We truly appreciate your business and want you to know that we will ... more »

Take the Bag Challenge

I can’t tell you how excited I am about the new program we kicked off at Foodland earlier this week! Our Take the Bag Challenge invites customers to join us in committing to use only reusable bags when they shop over the next six weeks and our hope is that we can change habits, help protect Hawaii’s environment and reduce our plastic bag usage by 50%! It’s a big goal, but one we are confident we can achieve with your help!

South African Wine a Hit at Mauna Lani

We poured wine for an event at our Mauna Lani Foodland Farms last weekend for about 200 Big Island wine enthusiasts. The hit of the show was definitely the Ernst & Company Pinotage.

Celebrating Give Aloha

O ka pono ke hanaʻia a iho mai na lani.

The phrase – which when translated means “Continue to do good until the heavens come down to you” – is displayed prominently at our Aina Haina store. And it was these words that Leslie Wilcox, President and CEO of PBS Hawaii, quoted at our annual Give Aloha celebration today as she conveyed the importance of the Give Aloha program to PBS Hawaii and other non-profits throughout the state.

Hau Terrace for Special Events

Foodland was honored to do the floral arrangements for an annual awards dinner at the Hau Terrace at the Halekulani Hotel on Waikiki Beach. The Hau Terrace is a spectacular special events venue with Diamond Head as a backdrop and the gorgeous blue Pacific Ocean as the horizon.

How to have an awesome steak experience.

So, over the last few weeks, we've been doing a whole lot of cooking steaks.... You may have seen us at one of your favorite locations sampling up our Premium Choice Certified Angus beef.

We've been really trying to get you all to try it and taste the difference...

But... the really cool thing was that I got to talking to alot of people, and it was surprising how many questions were asked about how to pick the right steak to grill.

Since we most recently sampled, ... more »

Yellow

Last week Foodland was honored to do the floral arrangements for a Tour de France inspired awards dinner. Sunflower centerpieces in mason jars with raffia bows created a French countryside feel. Fashioned after Tour de France podium bouquets, honorees of the evening were presented with yellow rose bouquets with a collar of explosion grass and ti leaf finish.

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