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Our New Maika`i Faves

We’re always on the lookout for the next best thing to add to our ever-growing collection of exclusive Maika`i products. From snacks, to pantry staples, to mealtime must-haves, our hope is to introduce you to new foods from all over the world so that grocery shopping, cooking and eating is fun and simple.

We recently introduced some new Maika`i products to our stores that we know you’re going to love and wanted to introduce them to you here:

Home Cooking with Foodland: Episode 16

Join Chef Keoni in his home kitchen as he demonstrates how to make Grilled Flank Steak, Creamy Smashed Cucumbers and Sangria​.

Ingredients and Instructions (Serves 4):

Grilled Flank Steak

  • 1-1/2 pounds flank steak, or your favorite cut of steak
  • Ala'e or coarse sea salt, as needed
  • Garlic powder, as needed
  • Onion powder, as needed
  • Fresh ground pepper, as needed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


Home Cooking with Foodland: Episode 14

Join Chef Keoni in his home kitchen as he demonstrates how to make Shrimp Scampi and Cacio e Pepe.

Ingredients and Instructions (Serves 4):

Shrimp Scampi

  • 1 lb large shrimp, 16/20 or U15, peeled, deveined
  • 1/2 block of butter
  • 6 or more cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • Tabasco, to taste
  • Worcestershire Sauce, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped Italian parsley


This one’s for you, West Side!

Foodland Farms Ka Makana Aliʻi is officially open, West Side. This store offers a new and unique grocery shopping experience with a focus on good food and we promise the wait was worth it.

Unlike any of our other Foodland Farms stores, Ka Makana Aliʻi was designed to have the largest and most diverse selection of natural and organic brands and products. Plus, buying local has never been easier with a variety of foods and products made, raised and grown right here in Hawaii.

Home Cooking with Foodland: Episode 12

Join Chef Keoni in his home kitchen as he demonstrates how to make Kim Chee Jigae and Kim Chee Jeon​.

Kim chee Jigae  

  • 2 cups High Max or Koha Kim Chee 
  • 1⁄2 pound pork butt or pork shoulder, cut into strips
  • 1 can Spam, sliced into strips
  • 1 container of enoki or Ali'i mushrooms, sliced 
  • 1 teaspoon sugar 
  • 2 teaspoons peanut butter 
  • 2 green onion stalks, sliced in 1 inch pieces 
  • 5 cups water or chicken broth
  • 1 package soft tofu, cut into bite-sized cubes