Go From 0 to Dinner in Just 30 Minutes with Calabash Kits

(Sponsored) For our final Foodland Friday on July 10, join corporate chef Keoni Chang for a live cooking demo starring Foodland’s ready-to-make meals designed for busy locals.

Now through July 10, HONOLULU is giving readers a chance to get to know their favorite local supermarket with Foodland Fridays. Each week, you’ll see how the Foodland brand is about food, family, friends and aloha.


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When life gets busy, planning your next meal can become a daunting task. That’s why Foodland created Calabash—ready-to-make meal kits come with all the ingredients you need, sourced locally whenever possible and conveniently premeasured with minimal prep required, plus step-by-step instructions that can be done in 30 minutes or less.


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  Foodland Calabash Meal Kits


Thoughtfully developed and designed by Foodland’s talented team of chefs using the ingredients and flavors of Hawai‘i, Calabash meals come in five entrée and five side dish options, available for pickup at select stores when ordered through Foodland To You. Or, purchase a meal kit in-store, available in the produce section at Foodland Farms Ala Moana and Pearl City.


Foodland Fridays Calabash Spicy Beef with Basil and Long Beans, Lemongrass Choi Sum

Spicy beef stir-Fry with basil and long beans (left) and wok-fried chili lemongrass choi sum, two of foodland’s calabash meal kit options.


For our final Foodland Friday on July 10, head to HONOLULU Magazine’s Instagram at 1 p.m. for a live cooking demo by Foodland corporate chef Keoni Chang, who will be preparing spicy beef stir fry and lemongrass choi sum, two Calabash kits that will soon be regularly available to purchase at select Foodland stores. Tune in to learn all about Calabash meal kits and see how quick and easy it is to create a delicious, restaurant-quality meal for two.

ICYMI: View the live cooking demo here.

Foodland Corporate Chef Keoni Chang


About Chef Keoni Chang

Foodland corporate chef Keoni Chang leads the corporate kitchen management for Foodland Super Market Ltd. and its 33 stores statewide. Since joining the company in 2004, he has led Foodland’s efforts to continuously develop and extend culinary offerings to customers with a goal of creating restaurant-quality food that can be purchased at the store.