How to Dine In: 7 Delivery Services on O‘ahu

From restaurant takeout to meal services, here are some of the options for dining in at home.
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Foodland’s easy-to-follow Calabash meal kits
Gif: Katie Kenny


With Gov. David Ige’s recommendation for restaurants to close for dine-in service, it’s time to eat at home. Here are some resources for dining at home while still supporting local businesses:


Food Delivery Services

Note: However, that these services charge the restaurants commission fees, so if you are able, call in an order to the restaurant directly and ask for curbside pickup.


GrubHub: find restaurants including Anytime Cafe, Serg’s Mexican Kitchen and Bangkok Chef

Uber Eats delivers from restaurants including Pioneer Saloon, Arancino di Mare and 8 Fat Fat 8

Bite Squad restaurants include Piggy Smalls, Ichiriki and Highway Inn


Also check out Hawaii Grinds @ Home for a crowdsourced database of restaurants in Hawai‘i offering takeout, delivery and gift card sales.


SEE ALSO: How to Support Hawai‘i Restaurants During the Coronavirus Slowdown



Meal Services

These can be delivered to your home for an extra fee or picked up at locations around the island.


Aina Meals

Get meals delivered three days a week. Subscription plans start at 10 meals for $149.99—choose from breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Past meals have included barbecuebeef brisket, cold ginger chicken with bok choy, and eggs Benedict.


Good Clean Food

Good Clean Food offers dairy and gluten-free meals, with options ranging from paleo to plant-based to keto. Options start at $10.99 per meal. Past meals have included carnitas with black bean salsa; almond flour breaded pork chop; wild rice, butternut squash and Brussels sprouts salad.


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Teppan Steak with Bacon Enoki, Chrysanthemum and Pear; Moroccan Fish Tagine; Organic Chicken, Whole Wheat Pasta and an Asian Peanut Sauce Loaded with fresh green veggies.
Photo: David Croxford


Meal Kits

These offer all the prepped and raw ingredients you need to make a meal.



One-time boxes or subscriptions start at $72, and each box makes six meals. Recipes in the past have included roast pork with polenta; chicken with clementines and beets; and spicy pork linguine.


Calabash by Foodland Farms

Meal kits that serve two start at $17.99 and include kung pao Brussels sprouts and steak with sambal buttered mushrooms. (Foodland also offers delivery.)


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