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10 05, 2020

Get Fresh Malasadas From Hawaiʻi Delivered to Your Doorstep

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Shared from Hawai'i Magazine Pipeline Bakeshop & Creamery on Oʻahu now delivers malasadas, cake bombs and cookies to anywhere in the U.S. Photo Credit: PIPELINE BAKESHOP & CREAMERY If you’re searching supermarkets and online stores for flour and yeast to fulfill your #quarantinelife carb habit, stop. We’ve got a way easier—and tastier—way to satisfy your

10 05, 2020

How a Business Venture of Friends Became a Big Player in the Virus Response

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Shared from Civil Beat Every1ne Hawaii used its founders’ connections to wealthy investors and local influencers to buy and distribute millions of masks. Every1ne Hawaii’s co-founders include (front row, from left) Robert Kurisu, Zak Noyle, Dr. Darragh O’Carroll, and (back row, from left) Keoni Williams, Jeff Laupola, Ryan Matsumoto, Kimo Kennedy, Nicole Velasco and Alex

12 04, 2020

Keeping the Supply Chain Running: Farmers Need Support to Weather Virus

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Shared from West Hawaii Today Farm workers clear land by hand in Waimea  |  Photo Credit: Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today With hotels and restaurants closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, farmers who need to get their produce to market are relying on the community to keep the supply chain running. Honaunau Market, a wholesaler that

1 03, 2020

Find Handcrafted Japanese Shochu in Oʻahu’s Surfing Town of Haleʻiwa

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Shared from Hawai'i Magazine Hawaiian Shochu Co. uses Hawaiian sweet potatoes to make the beloved distilled spirit. Owner Ken Hirata uses 12,000 to 15,000 pounds of locally grown sweet potatoes for each batch of shochu.  |  Photo Credit: DAVID CROXFORD When Ken Hirata vacationed in Hawai‘i more than 20 years ago, he tried poi, a

1 03, 2020

How Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade Keeps its Island Vibe

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Shared from Restaurant Business The lemonade and acai bowl fast casual recently transplanted its headquarters to Arizona as it readies for growth. Photo Credit: Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade The details: A fresh-lemonade and acai bowl concept with six domestic units (two in Hawaii and four in Arizona) and two stores in japan. The backstory: The

1 03, 2020

Stores Try to Re-stock Items as ‘Panic Buying’ Continues

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Shared from khon2 People waiting to enter a Costco store in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Friday, after the state health department urged residents to buy necessities.  |  Photo Credit: REUTERS Earlier this week, state health officials recommended that residents have a 14-day emergency kit ready to go in case Covid-19 were to spread to the islands.

2 02, 2020

Changing it Up at Hawaiian Host

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Shared from Hawaii Public Radio Macadamia Nuts  |  Photo Credit: @DAVID-329538 / PEXELS A new round of change is coming to a familiar local company: Hawaiian Host. CEO Edward Schultz is taking the company into a major rebranding — and some product innovation. After 10 years leading Honolulu Coffee Company through growth and rebranding, Edward