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Lilies for Abilities - Locally Grown Easter Lilies have arrived!

It's that time of the year again and beautiful locally grown Easter Lily Plants are available now at your local Foodland and Sack N Save stores for just $9.99 each, while supplies last. We are proud to partner exclusively with Howard's Nursery in Kula, Maui and Young Brothers to bring you these gorgeous Easter Lilies and to help benefit Easter Seals Hawaii

Kokohead Foods Smoked Ahi Spread - A Must Try!

Whenever we have a tasting for locally made smoked Ahi Spread at R. Field Wine Co., the usual "OMG" can be heard after that first bite! The combination of this lightly smoked spread and a thin, crisp "Waterwheel" or “Lavosh” cracker is a delicious pairing! It is impossible to just have a taste....and this great tasting spread demands instantly for more. While the best pairing is on cracker, ... more »

Give Aloha 2013

It's been 15 years since Foodland’s Give Aloha Annual Community Matching Gifts program began. How exciting it must have been, in 1998, when the then marketing team brainstormed ideas on how to honor our late founder, Sully. A program to support the community was the logical choice as Sully was not only known for his support of local non-profits, but he had always instilled in us that we “have a responsibility to support the ... more »

How to eat a Dragon Fruit? - Dragon Fruit Salad!

Ever wonder how to cut open this exotic unusual looking Dragon Fruit? Here are a couple quick tips on how to enjoy a delicious locally grown Kona Dragon Fruit:

•Slice the fruit in half, lengthwise, as shown in the picture to the left.

•Scoop out the white (sometimes red or fuchsia) flesh onto a separate dish or bowl.

•The seeds are completely edible (much like a kiwi), so go ahead and dice up fruit into bite-size morsels.
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Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs Event Featuring Chef Keoni Chang

This Saturday will be our final Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs Event in support of the upcoming third-annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival and will be highlighting locally grown MA‘O Organic Farms Kale and our very own Corporate Chef Keoni Chang. Join us at 11 am on August 10 at Foodland Farms Aina Haina to see Chef ... more »

MA‘O Organic Farms Produce available at select Foodland Stores

Whether you love making baked Kale chips or are a hardcore juicing fanatic, we're excited to share that you can now find beautiful locally grown organic produce from MA‘O Farms at the following select Foodland locations: Foodland Farms Aina Haina, Foodland Beretania, Foodland Kailua, more »

Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs Event Featuring Chef Roy Yamaguchi

As a sponsor of the upcoming third-annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, Foodland is proud to host cooking demonstrations featuring Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs at three of our Foodland locations.

Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs Event Featuring Chef Mark Noguchi

As a sponsor of the upcoming third-annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, Foodland is proud to host three free events featuring Hawaii's Farmers & Chefs at three of our Foodland locations. We'll be kicking off the first event at Foodland Kailua this Saturday, July 27th at 11 am with a cooking demonstration featuring Chef Mark Noguchi of more »

Beautiful Locally Grown Buddha's Hand

Buddha's Hand is a uniquely shaped and very fragrant citrus fruit grown locally here on Maui at Howard's Nursery. More well known in China and Japan for perfuming rooms and personal items such as clothing, this fruit is also given as a religious offering in Buddhist temples. According to tradition, Buddha prefers the "fingers" of the fruit to be in a position where they resemble a closed rather than open hand, as closed hands symbolize to Buddha the act of prayer.

Mahalo for Three Years in a Row!

If you’re out in our stores this week, you might notice our employees wearing new, bright green t-shirts announcing that Foodland was voted “Hawaii’s Best Grocery Store” for 2013 by readers of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Designed by Nelly Tang, a talented, young member of our creative team, the shirts are one of the ways we are celebrating and thanking our employees for the important role they all play in making this wonderful recognition possible. Foodland is a great place to shop ... more »

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