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Locally Grown Easter Lilies Rooted in a Charitable Cause

The Easter Lily Plants arrived this week to all Foodland and Sack ‘N Save stores. They are stunning! The trumpet shaped blooms of the Easter Lily is what makes this plant unique. Our premium Easter Lily Plants offer about twice the amount of blooms to a standard Easter Lily Plant – so these premiums offer more blooms for your buck!

Vodkas, From Russia to Maui

Last week, we posted a blog about the perfect tonic water, Q Tonic, and we got some great feedback on our Twitter and Facebook pages! One of the most pressing questions posed was: "What kind of Vodka do you suggest I pair Q Tonic with?"

Spending time on the Farm at Ma‘o Farms

This past weekend, 40 of us from Foodland had the privilege of working at Ma‘o Farms in Wai‘anae. I say “privilege” because it truly was an honor to learn more about the organization and see and hear first all they are doing for the betterment of our community. Led by executive director Kukui Maunakea-Forth and managing director Gary Maunakea-Forth, the student staff and interns shared their experiences and showed us what had been ... more »

The Perfect Tonic Water

Have you ever bought a premium gin or vodka? You look for a good mixer of tonic water and it turns your drink into an industrial tasting medicine bomb? No more!

The perfect tonic water is made by Q Tonic and it's got a clean, crisp and balanced taste to complement your cocktail of choice.

Kosher for Passover Items in Stock Now


I recently built our first Passover display just last week at the Market City store. I forgot how fun it is to take 30 or so different sized and shaped items and merchandise them in a visual appealing way that is logical to shop. I'm almost embarrassed to say that it took two hours to set up, but the display came out great!

We brought in extra 5 lb. and 1 lb. matzos this year and we'll work hard to keep from running out as Passover approaches.more »

Single Cup Brewing Revolution

I recently read on the web that 40% of the 18 to 24 year-olds who responded to the National Coffee Association's National Coffee Drinking Trends 2011 survey said they are drinking coffee daily, compared with 31% in 2010. As an avid coffee drinker/lover and being somewhat obsessive about the magical brew that is released from the most wonderful of beans, I am pleased to see that people are coming back to coffee and maybe reducing the consumption of sugary energy drinks.

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Exotic Flavors of India

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 »

Raising the Bar

We have been hard at work updating our selection of energy bars at the stores. Bars used to be more functional than delicious; however, there have been some recent additions that are both good for you and will tantalize your taste buds.

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New T-Shirts - Local Mo' Bettah & Bambucha

We have another line of T-Shirts joining the Foodland family! The two new shirts are based on our “Local Slang” reusable bag design. The “Local Mo’ Bettah” T-Shirt has a big, colorful block of different local terms and sayings on the back with “Local Mo’ Bettah” proudly printed in green on the front.

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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