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New business offers Oahu grocery shopping services

HONOLULU (AP) - A new business is offering grocery delivery services to Oahu residents.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspaper reports entrepreneur Michael Eberle launched Oahu Grocery Service in January.

The new business is an offshoot of Waikiki-based Grocery Service, a business Eberle began in 2010 to deliver groceries to hotels.

Eberle says he and business partner, Maria Lara, decided last year to expand beyond tourism.

He says they saw a need for island-wide service amid increasing requests for grocery services for the elderly.

Eberle says a partnership with Charley's Taxi gives the company greater transportation capabilities for the new business.

Waikiki resident Conrad Smith doesn't drive and has used the new service.

Smith says the cost is not much higher than what he would spend on transportation to get his groceries.

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