FOODLAND ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE DOUGLAS

Stores statewide open until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Includes Grocery Delivery and Pickup

 

HONOLULU – To assist customers in preparing for the expected arrival of Hurricane Douglas

to Hawaii this weekend, Foodland stores statewide will extend opening hours from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25.  Normal operating hours since the coronavirus pandemic began have been 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.  In addition, Foodland will extend its Foodland To You grocery delivery and curbside pickup hours to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.  Store Hours on Sunday will be determined as more information becomes available about Hurricane Douglas, and will be announced on Foodland’s website, foodland.com and social media:  Foodland-Hawaii on Facebook and @FoodlandHI on Instagram.

 

“All of us at Foodland know the community depends on us during times of disaster, and we are committed to taking care of our customers as they prepare for Hurricane Douglas, said Jenai S. Wall, Foodland Chairman and CEO.  “The fact that we’re in the midst of a pandemic makes this disaster a little different and more challenging for everyone, and we hope that by extending our hours, we will help ensure everyone will be able to pick up the items they need safely and efficiently.”

 

Foodland will make key hurricane preparedness items easily accessible and increase its front-end staffing to help customers find what they need and get their shopping done as quickly as possible.  Limits will be placed on select items such as water and toilet paper to prevent hoarding and ensure essential products are available for all customers.

 

Foodland’s Grocery Delivery and Curbside Pickup service, Foodland to You, will extend its hours to 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Customers can place their orders online and request delivery or curbside pickup by going to shop.foodland.com.

 

Foodland To You is offered at the following stores:

Oahu:  Ala Moana, Pearl City, Aina Haina, Kailua, Stadium, Mililani, Kapolei, Ka Makana Ali’i

Big Island:  Mauna Lani

Maui:  Kihei, Lahaina (Foodland Farms)

 

All safety precautions related to COVID-19 will continue to be enforced at Foodland stores:

  • Stores will limit the number of customers inside the store based on store size.
  • Customers must wear face coverings at all times while shopping.
  • Customers are asked to maintain social distancing of 6 feet at all times .
  • Customers are asked to shop with only one other friend or family member.

 

Kupuna Shopping Hours continues on Saturday (as well as Tuesday and Thursday) from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m., allowing only seniors 60 years and older to shop with an accompanying caregiver or assisting family member.

 

Hurricane Douglas related updates for Foodland’s operations including store hour and possible store closings will be posted on Foodland’s Website and social media channels:

Website:          Foodland.com

Facebook:        Foodland-Hawaii

Instagram:       @FoodlandHI

 

Foodland Super Market Ltd. is Hawaii’s largest locally owned grocery retailer and the only locally owned supermarket with stores statewide. It was founded in 1948 by the late Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan and was the first supermarket to open in Hawaii. The kama‘aina company currently has 2 stores and employs more than 2,600 team members at Foodland, Foodland Farms and Sack N Save stores on four islands. For more information, visit Foodland.com and on social media: Foodland – Hawaii on Facebook, and @FoodlandHI on Instagram.