Soul Food Market Whole Foods Market announced its monetary gift to Aloha Harvest and The Wahea Foundation, organizations that gather and source donated food to other social service agencies, and perpetuate Hawaiian culture by teaching hula, respectively. Donated funds, totaling more than $67,000, resulted from Whole Foods Market’s Grab & Give program last year and its recent Community Support Day.
Routes and roots MAO Organic Farms just announced the expansion of their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) delivery route to Kailua. Now, folks who pledge with MAO’s CSA may request their pick-up to be at Foodland every Friday. More locations are expected to come throughout the year.
Back In business After a three week hiatus due to a kitchen fire, The Cheesecake Factory–the highest-grossing location in the nation’s chain–has reopened, resuming its regular hours.
Sweet pair Honolulu Cookie Company and Waialua Estate recently partnered to produce a never-before offered cookie collection–Waialua Chocolate Collection 2012 Harvest, available after Thu., 3/7. The cookie company’s cookies are dipped in Waialua Estate’s 70 percent extra dark chocolate and 38 percent milk chocolate.
Bye Bye Byron’s A Honolulu classic–Byron’s Drive In–officially shut its doors and take-out windows on Thu., 2/28. No more shrimp burgers, shakes and fried Twinkies and Oreos. For the past 47 years, Byron’s has been a source of comfort, if not the healthiest, foods for generations. The landlord plans to tear down the building.
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