Our company Vice Chairman, Roger Wall, has been named the Hawaii State Chair for the 2012 March for Babies, which helps raise money to support expectant mothers and babies right here in Hawaii. This year’s March for Babies, sponsored by Foodland, will have the support of more than 45,000 people at five walk sites on four islands including 5,000 walkers, 500 volunteers and 40,000 contributors.
Every year, Foodland is proud to carry beautiful Easter Lilies grown locally at Howard’s Nursery in Kula, Maui. The handsome gentleman pictured to the left is Howard Takishita, owner of Howard’s Nurseries, Inc, and the green thumb responsible for producing these wonderful lilies. What you may not know is that these same lilies that he tirelessly cultivates especially for our customers, hold a very special place in his heart.
Last year, you voted us Hawaii’s Best Poke. We are truly honored and take pride in offering only the freshest, highest quality poke and seafood selection to you, our loyal customers. In addition to our commitment to great quality with our Double Money Back Guarantee on all fresh seafood products, we’re also ... more »
When our annual Share a Holiday Feast program launched on November 1st, we wondered how well we’d do this year, considering Hawaii’s struggling economy. We could only hope we would raise as much we did as last year ($96,226.17) to help those in need enjoy a holiday meal with their families. We shouldn’t have been surprised when the final donations were calculated – after all, people in Hawaii have always been more than generous for good ... more »
With our melting pot of cultures here in Hawaii, it has become part of the local culture to celebrate the New Year with delicious seafood. Some of us believe that a New Year's seafood feast will bring us prosperity in the New Year, and others feel that eating shrimp will lead to longevity. You might even see a whole fish plated at your family get-together, often symbolizing abundance and success in the New ... more »
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, all of us at Foodland want to thank you for your business throughout the year. We feel very fortunate to be the only remaining local supermarket with stores throughout the state and are truly honored that you have voted us Hawaii's Best Grocery Store. Believe me, we know these things would not be possible without all of you. You challenge us to be better, you inspire us to find new ways to improve our service to you, and you support us with ... more »
We are so excited about our new partnership with Shane Victorino and excited to announce the winner of our Flyin’ Hawaiian Poke. Without further waiting…the winner is HOME PLATE!
We wanted our customers to be a part of this partnership as well which is why we had you try the “bases” in 14 of our stores and then come online and vote for your favorite. We had over 4,600+ votes for the different bases and home plate is the big winner. This is the flavor that has great crunch with ... more »
Many customers have reached out to us with questions about green onions in our Foodland stores and we wanted to let all of our customers know that the recent cease of sales from Wong Hon Hin farms does not impact any products we carry.
The Department of Health required Wong Hon Hin Farms in Waianae to destroy and dispose of approximately 800 pounds of fresh Green Onions today due to presence of an unapproved pesticide found on the product. While we do buy product from Wong Hon Hin ... more »
The first annual Hawai`i Food & Wine Festival kicks off this Thursday evening. The three-day event in Honolulu will showcase dishes using the state’s bounty of local produce, seafood, beef and poultry prepared by a roster of internationally renowned master chefs. As a locally owned company that understands the value of buying local, Foodland is a proud sponsor of this Festival.
I like to do the Master Cleanse a couple of times a year to help regulate my system and get rid of accumulated toxins. For those of you who have never done it, you basically don’t eat any food for 10 days and live on a concoction of lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper. It’s an amazing experience to go through and I always come out of it with an increased appreciation of food!
I was on day 5 of the cleanse when Josh and Joe from more »