KAILUA (HawaiiNewsNow) - The highly-anticipated opening of Whole Foods Market Kailua will take place Wednesday, April 18 at 9 a.m. with a traditional bread breaking ceremony as well as tastings, promotions, giveaways and more. Whole Foods Market Kailua store is Whole Foods Market's second Oʻahu location and third Hawaiʻi store.
Whole Foods Market Kailua is equipped with a number of new store features, including an in-store wine and beer bar offering an assortment of all-natural and organic wines as well as local beers, a pizza bar serving pizza by the slice, and an eight-foot-long self-serve poke bar with six to 10 poke variations to choose from. The new store will also feature colorful salad and hot food bars as well as a juice bar.
Whole Foods Market places a strong emphasis on its local partnerships. The all-natural store strives to connect island shoppers with local farmers and vendors to support a sustainable food network, create economic opportunities for Hawaiʻi businesses and provide customers with fresh, natural and organic options.
Whole Foods Market has a long-standing commitment to support the communities in which it works and the Whole Foods Market Kailua store is proud to partner with Paepae o He'eia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the ancient Hawaiian He'eia fishpond, located in He'eia, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu - for its first Community Support Day on Wednesday, April 25.
Following the grand opening, Whole Foods Market Kailua has a line-up of fun events that are free and open to the public. On April 29, Fabio will be in-store for a demonstration with his Healthy Planet Nutrition line of products as well as autograph signing and photo opportunities. Additionally, on May 7, Whole Foods Market Kailua will be hosting a Wines from Spain event, where shoppers can taste wines from Spain and pair them with exquisite cheeses while partaking in cooking demos and tasting stations that represent a variety of grapes and growing regions. For the full list of grand opening events please follow Whole Foods Market Kailua on Facebook and on Twitter or for more information about Whole Foods Market Kailua click HERE!