Get All The Hawai’i Snacks, Produce and Essentials You Need With These Pickup and Delivery Services – HONOLULU Magazine

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Seriously, everything from local fruits, meat, fish and eggs to olive oil and ube tarts can be at your door.

By Kelli Shiroma Braiotta

Published: 2020.09.16 01:49 PM

Has running out for essentials lost its thrill? Maybe youre getting used to surfing the Internet for all your shopping needs? Look no further, Oahu. Local services that offer curbside pickup and delivery of everything from mangoes and rice to hot sauce and beef jerky are proliferating. So, sit back and surf away.

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What: 808 Organics produce boxes come in different sizes and options, all with ingredients designed to make meal planning and prepping easier. Selections for family and individual boxes, greens boxes and fruit boxes vary depending on whats available and in season from local farmers.

Individual boxes: Lettuce, apple bananas, kale, sprouts and avocados with in-season fruits or vegetables like carrots, citrus, broccoli and papaya; serves 12 people; $28 per box

Family boxes: This is a larger version of the individual box and serves 23 people; $38 per box

Fruit boxes: Can include apple bananas, papayas, mangoes, lychee and other seasonal items; $28 per box

Greens boxes: Usually includes sprouts, avocados, leafy lettuce and cooking greens; $26 per box

Select a box type, decide on your subscription length, choose how often you want a box (weekly, bi-monthly, once a month) and select a pickup/delivery location. There is a one-time $5 registration fee; pay via credit card or PayPal.

Where to order:

What: Chef Mavro Restaurant and Island Olive Oil Company are collaborating on a $140 weekly gourmet M CSA box with all-local products from Hawaiis farmers, fishermen and purveyors. Contents can change each week but have included Kualoa Ranch ground beef, Petersons Upland Farm extra large eggs, Maui Farmers zucchini and green bell peppers, Mohala Farms fresh herbs and Ppkea Gardens aquaponic lettuce. Boxes come with a housemade baguette from Chef Mavro Restaurant, housemade restaurant sauces, a featured dessert and more.

Prices vary, since products change seasonally. There are two pickup options: Chef Mavro Restaurant on Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Island Olive Oil Company Kailua on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All the sauces, produce and box contents are local products.

Where to order: Online at or call (808) 944-4714

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What: Da CHEFS box by ChefZone features pre-cooked main dishes, fresh fish, fresh local produce, local eggs, fresh-baked bread and a family-size dessert: enough ingredients for up to five healthy home-cooked meals for a family of four. Boxes include fresh, locally sourced ingredients and produce and cost $135. Previous boxes have featured day-boat fresh fish, Oahu Fresh eggs from Eggs Hawaii and fruits and vegetables from Aloun Farms.

Where to order: Order online at and choose curbside pickup at ChefZone or home delivery. Pickups are behind ChefZone from 9 to 11 a.m. on the Saturday you select. You must bring your emailed order confirmation number. Delivery is between 9 and 11 a.m. on a designated delivery date. Delivery fees are shown when you order online.

What: This Oahu-based online food marketplace and delivery hub works with more than 75 Oahu farms to ensure each bag has a variety of high-quality produce. You order online and place an order by 6 p.m. Sunday for Wednesday delivery or pickup, or by 6 p.m. Wednesday for Saturday delivery or pickup, and pay by credit card. Buyers pay a flat $15 delivery fee ($50 minimum order); there are no fees for the majority of pickup sites.

Where to order:

What: Order a variety of local produce in advance for curbside pickup at these farmers markets:

Waimea Valley: Thursdays 26 p.m.

Pearlridge Uptown (by Macys): Saturdays 8 a.m.noon

Kakaako (Ala Moana Boulevard and Ward Avenue): Saturdays 8 a.mnoon

Kailua (Pali Lanes): Sundays 8 a.m.noon

Where to order:


Check out the featured menu posted on FarmLovers Markets Instagram and contact specific farmers for produce. For more info, visit

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What: The local grocery chain features fruits and vegetables from local producers like Aloun Farms, Kauai Fresh Farms, Ho Farms, Frankies Nursery, Kumu Farms, Kunia Country Farms, MAO Organic Farms and others. Also available: Foodlands Maikai brand snacks like Kaki Mochi, Maui onion mustard and trail mix with names like Kapakahi and Hemajang; and prepared foods like the famous poke and chicken wings from in-store counters.

If you buy locally grown produce from Foodland, you can take advantage of the stores ongoing Eat Local Today program. You get 5 Maikai Points or 5 HawaiianMiles when you buy one or more local produce items every time you shop.

Where to order: When you shop for your groceries online, free curbside pickup is available for any order of $30 or more. The stores Foodland To You program is currently offered at:

Oahu: Foodland Farms Aina Haina, Ala Moana, Ka Makana Alii and Pearl City; Foodland Kailua, Mililani and Sack N Save Stadium

Maui: Khei; Foodland Farms Lahaina

Big Island: Mauna Lani

See Foodlands website for more details.

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What: Forage Hawaii distributes top-quality USDA-certified and inspected meats through Oahu farmers markets. Choose from grass-fed beef, lamb, chicken, pork, wild venison and even wild Big Island boar. Meats are sold individually packaged in frozen, vacuum-sealed bags.

Updates on weekly cuts are posted on the Forage Hawaii website. Sign up for the newsletter to get the latest updates.

Where to order: Email with your name, phone number, desired farmers market pickup location (Kakaako Saturday or Kailua Sunday), and number of cuts/quantity.

SEE ALSO:Can We Ever Eat All Local in Hawaii?

What: Your weekly box of fresh local produce reflects whats fresh each week at Kahumana Organic Farms. Fresh harvest boxes contain vegetables and fruit or all fruit; prices vary with box size. Expect seasonal tropical fruits and vegetables like arugula, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, cucumbers, mango, coconut, papayas, apple bananas, lychee and more sourced from growers on Oahus Leeward Coast.

On the Kahumana website, select a box size (half share or full share), choose your frequency (weekly or bi-weekly), upgrade with additional items like ulu flour, farm fresh hummus or macadamia nut pesto, then choose pickup or doorstep delivery. Doorstep delivery to Waianae, Mkaha, Nnkuli, Kailua, Enchanted Lakes, Lanikai and Aikahi costs $10. Pickup locations include Kahumana Organic Farms & Cafe (free), Kalapawai Market in Kapolei($5), Kakaako Farmers Market ($5), Rokaru Shabu Shabu in Pearl City ($5) or Ka Waiwai Collective ($5).

Where to order: Online via the Kahumana website.

What: This service delivers products from local farms and businesses to your doorstep without delivery fees or required membership. Aside from fresh produce, you can find things ranging from Hawaiian Chip Company sweet potato and taro chips to K Hana Hawaiian honey. Deliveries are on Thursdays; $30 order minimum.

Where to order: Online via Keo & Companys website.

SEE ALSO:These Local Farmers are Taking Eggs to the Next Level

What: Joining Kolea Farms CSA program is free. Customers come to the farm weekly to pick up fruit and vegetable boxes for $25 each. Previous boxes have featured avocados, kabocha pumpkin, mixed greens, basil and root vegetables.

Where to order: Fill out the CSA program form on Kolea Farms website.

What: Local Ia Hawaii is a distribution and subscription-based seafood business: You can sign up for a subscription, preorder for farmers market pickup or order the all-in-one box with enough assorted local produce from Eds Little Farm to feed a family, two pounds of fresh sashimi-grade ahi or fresh local fish and a dozen local eggs.

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