Community

Give Aloha 2011

With Give Aloha, Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program, in full swing and running through the end of September, I've heard that inquiring minds want to know who to give to. Indeed, with over 500 participating non-profits -- who all do great work for our community to choose from, deciding who to support can be a daunting task. So here are a few tips to think about...

Eat Local Challenge

Well, it's that time to challenge ourselves to eating 100% local again! I don't know about you, but I found the 2010 Kanu Hawaii Eat Local Challenge to be fun and really enlightening. As you may recall, last year I wrote recipes that were mostly local, but this year, I thought that some of you may want to step it up a notch and decide to go 100% local.

Chef Keoni on Hawaii News Now Sunrise - Back to School!

If you didn't catch Chef Keoni Chang on Hawaii News Now Sunrise this week, click on the video below to view this special back to school segment. In this installment, Chef Keoni shares some quick, easy & healthy snacks that kids can take with them on the go. The key to these recipes are using natural sugars, lower fat content ingredients and ... more »

Chef Keoni on Hawaii News Now Sunrise - Flank Steak Recipes

Foodland's corporate Chef Keoni Chang is turning into a local celebrity, making two appearances on Sunrise Hawaii News Now this week. In this segment, he shares how to create quick and easy meals featuring premium choice Certified Angus Beef® brand flank steak. Chef Keoni shows us how to save time by creating a few meals out of flank steak, hopefully ... more »

Hawaii's Best Grocery Store

On behalf of all 2,500 of us who are part of the Foodland family, I want to thank you for voting us Hawaii’s Best Grocery Store in the Honolulu Star Advertiser’s 2011 People’s Choice Awards. We received the news with excitement, pride, and gratitude – excitement to be on top, pride in what we have accomplished together, and perhaps most importantly, gratitude to you, our customers, for making this achievement possible.

Overwhelmed by your support!

Wow! All of us here at Foodland want to thank you for your kind words of encouragement and support for our Hawaii Kai store. We have been sincerely touched by your overwhelming desire to have us remain a part of your community.

Mahalo and Aloha Hawaii Kai

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 »

Mahalo for Bag Up Hunger

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 »

Celebrating Foodland's 63rd Anniversary

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 »

Mahalo for your Kōkua

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.

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