I was so fortunate to get to travel through India a few years ago on a tea buying trip…it was an amazing experience that opened my mind up to a new culture and an exciting new world of flavors. One of my most vibrant memories of India is the way it smelled. Hints of cardamom, cinnamon, and curry just seemed to waft through the air and hint at flavors that I just couldn’t wait to try.
Whenever I cook up an Indian meal it’s those spices that take me back to the tea fields of ... more »
Vitamin C is often the first thing that comes to one’s mind when you think of citrus fruit. Vitamin C helps shorten the duration of colds and protecting the body from damaging effects of free radicals. The most common and popular citrus fruit is the Navel Orange. We are fortunate to have both Big Island and mainland grown Navel Oranges available at our stores. While the Navel Orange is always a hit, don’t be afraid to try some of these other delicious citrus fruit varieties available ... more »
Did you know that if Hawaii were hit by a natural disaster, we would only have only two to three weeks supply of food – and that’s not considering that people would begin hoarding the minute that fear of the disaster hit! In the aftermath of a frenzy of people buying all they could, Hawaii’s food supply could last only a few days!
As we kick off our annual Shop For Higher Education program this month, helping Hawaii’s students achieve their dreams of attending college couldn’t be easier. Stop by our store, select one of the 85 participating schools, and then shop with your Maika’i card. We’ll do the rest. Every time you shop through March 29th, your favorite school will earn points towards scholarships for their seniors. It’s all so ... more »
Flowers come in a rainbow of beautiful colors, but did you know that specific flower colors relate to certain emotions and moods? Here are some of the meanings behind the colors of flowers:
- Yellow: symbolizes happiness, friendship, enthusiasm, luxury, and pride.
- Red: symbolizes the feeling of emotions like love and passion.
- Orange: symbolizes satisfaction, confidence and passion for ... more »
It always amazes us and warms our hearts that our customers are so generous and kind in supporting those in need during the holidays each year. This past holiday season, through your donations at checkout, we were able to provide more than $96,000 in holiday meals to Hawaii’s families!
Thank you so much on behalf of Foodland, The Salvation Army and the thousands of families who benefited from your thoughtfulness.
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 »
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.
Hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving!!! I hope you were able to take advantage of some of our awesome November product deals (I was most excited about the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, yum!), but if you missed out, never fear, because great Holiday Savings are here! We’re bringing back our tiered Holiday Product Offers for a second round in December. These offers arrive on December 8, so don’t forget to save up those My Rewards Certificates. We’ll be offering you a brand-new selection of ... more »