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Job Opening: General Manager

Kokua Market is seeking a general manager. The job description is posted on the Cooperative Grocer Network, or here.

Please direct questions and application to kokuaboard@gmail.com by August 11, 2017.

Thank you!

Added by Joannie on July 13, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Big Island Beef Empanadas with Raisins and Green Olives

Looking for a worthy and creative use for that beautiful package of local, grass-fed beef from Kōkua Market? Here it is! I scoured the internet so you don’t have to, and found the perfect recipe to showcase this beef and make a small package feed many: baked Argentinian beef empanadas with raisins and green olives, served with mizuna, apple, and…


Added by Olivia Marohnic on May 23, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

2017 Board Election Result

Thank you, Kokua owners, for voting. 

I am happy to share that we are welcoming back Pam Gring-Fee and Caroline Sinavaiana to the Board. And, welcome Olivia Marohnic to the 'ohana! 


Added by Joannie on April 27, 2017 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Reserve your carrot cake at the store, or by email to: gm@kokua.coop

Added by Joannie on April 3, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

St. Patrick's Day Celebration, March 17th Noon - 2

Added by Minara M on March 16, 2017 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Board application extended to March 15

We are accepting candidate nominations to serve on the Kokua Market Board. Serving on the Board is a fulfilling and engaging opportunity to contribute to our community. Board members also enjoy a discount on all purchases at Kokua Market.…


Added by Joannie on February 7, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

October 24-25: Owners' Appreciation Weekend

Join us for an eventful Owners' Appreciation Weekend, Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25!

15% off all owner purchases and live music all weekend long.

Saturday - Local Cooking Fair - 10 to 3
How to cook ulu, kiawe basics, a fermenting station, local i'a, dehydrating basics - and pie making!
Saturday - 4-7…

Added by Minara M on October 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Easy recipe to make your own kimchi at home

Check out the fermenting jars at Kokua Market with an "air lock" lid to prevent molding - even in our warm weather. Once you get in the habit, its slightly addictive and far more economical (and made with local ingredients).…


Added by Minara M on August 20, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Fourth of July Celebration!

Kokua Bakery is baking special pies for the Fourth of July celebration. Order now and pick it up on your way to the picnic! Or have a picnic in our own back yard. We'll be serving burgers and pies on the 4th, from 11 am to 5 pm.…


Added by Minara M on June 30, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Community-Supported Fishery Local I'a now at Kokua Market

Kokua Market has recently partnered up with Hawai'i's only community-supported fishery Local I'a, which offers sustainable seafood from local fisheries directly to consumers. Members of Local I'a can now pick up their weekly share of fresh local fish at Kokua. To learn more visit: http://localiahawaii.com.…


Added by Minara M on June 5, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Movie Night

Added by Minara M on April 30, 2015 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Kokua Maket Board of Directors: Election Results

We are happy to announce the following newly elected Kokua Market board members:

Many thanks to all the owners who participated in the election.…


Added by Kokua Market Site Administrator on April 27, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Annual Owners' Meeting - APRIL 25, 2015

Added by Minara M on April 23, 2015 at 9:17am — No Comments

Event - Women in the Future of Hawai'i's Food

Kokua Market and Seeds of Truth will present a free public lecture "Women in the Future of Hawai'i's Food - Will It Be Feast of Famine?" Hear from a panel of ranchers, beekeepers, and activists about women's role in the growing natural food movement.…


Added by Minara M on March 18, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

Cherry Vanilla SKY Kombucha

Fizzy goodness... Cherry Vanilla SKY kombucha up close and personal. Try it today on tap at Kokua Market.…


Added by Minara M on March 11, 2015 at 9:53am — No Comments

Chef Jean-Pierre

Meet Chef Jean-Pierre, the newest member of the Kokua Deli family. He cooks up an array of delicious entrees, and his specialty is out-of-this-world soup creations. Today's selections are Moloka'i sweet potato and beet bisque and green split pea soup with kaffir lime. Come by Kokua for a taste!…


Added by Minara M on February 25, 2015 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Cashew Coconut Macadamia Nut Butter (recipe)

from the 16 November 2014 newsletter (sign up for the email newsletter!)

An easy and luxurious nut…


Added by M.K. Carroll on November 16, 2014 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Mystery Ingredient: Steel Cut Oats

from the November 9, 2014 Kokua News email newsletter 

Firmer and chewier than rolled oats and quick oats, steel…


Added by M.K. Carroll on November 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Join us for popcorn and a movie!

Added by M.K. Carroll on October 29, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

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