When Foodland Hawaii Kai opened its doors in 1963, it was the first supermarket in a young, but growing community. The store was our 15th Foodland – one that exemplified the vision and foresight of our founder in opening and investing in communities our competitors thought were too small to deserve attention. Over the years, as Hawaii Kai grew, new stores and competition did come to the community. Yet, through all this change, our store remained dedicated to its customers who had been so ... more »
Gas prices are FINALLY going down, but every little bit still helps! If you’re not already taking advantage of our Maika‘i Perks partnership with Aloha Petroleum, now is a great time to start! When you show your Maika‘i Card at a participating Aloha Petroleum gas station and pay with cash, you can receive 5¢ off per gallon, which adds up to big savings in the long run.
We want to thank everyone who participated in Foodland’s Bag Up Hunger program this year to support the thousands of people who are hungry in Hawaii. Together, through your donations at checkout, $10,000 support from Unilever, and coins collected at our Change Angels event near Market City, a total of $47,338.45 was collected for Hawaii’s food ... more »
Here in Hawaii, Graduation is a unique and special event. Friends and family pour countless lei around the neck of a graduating student, often times stacking so high that you can hardly recognize the face of the student buried underneath.
Whether you are graduating from high school or college, Foodland is your graduation headquarters for this momentous occasion. From Haku lei, which sit upon one’s head like a floral crown, to the traditional Orchid or Ti Leaf variety, you’ll find ... more »
The Road to Hāna, Maui is a gorgeous scenic drive connecting Kahului, where Maui's main airport resides (Route 36), to the remote town of Hāna (Route 360), and wrapping it's way down to the south side of the island (Route 31). For all it's beauty, this breathtaking journey is not for the faint of heart, as it winds through hairpin turns, narrow single lane bridges & portions of unpaved highway. Fortunately for us, you can get a taste of Hāna at select Foodland stores without having to ... more »
One of the things that our wine expert, Ed the Prince of Pau Hana, has been working really hard at doing is dialing up the variety and selection of our wines.
We've had many discussions about finding wines that may not be found in your typical grocery store and drink at a quality level three times the price you pay.
As our company celebrates its 63rd anniversary this week, I can’t help but think about what it must have been like on May 6th, 1948 when our founders, Irish immigrant “Sully” Sullivan and his Chinese immigrant future mother-in law, “Mama” Lau opened the doors to the first Foodland at the corner of Kapiolani and Harding Avenues in Honolulu. I’ve heard the story of that day so many times and looked at the photos so often that if I close my eyes I can almost feel the pride, excitement and ... more »
A big mahalo to all of you who participated in our Kōkua Japan matching gifts program last month! Together, through customer donations & matching gift from Foodland & the Western Union Foundation, as well as through sales from our Kōkua Japan T-Shirts, a total of $226,568.76 will be given to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts.
Pirate Brands, the maker of delicious snack, Pirate’s Booty, has teamed up with Walt Disney Pictures to help promote the upcoming “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” movie. You may remember pirate ships floating around the windward side of Oahu last year as they were filming the movie right here in Hawaii. Pirate’s Booty has released a limited edition “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” themed package of Aged White Cheddar Pirate’s Booty.