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Foodland opens newest Foodland Farms store in Pearl City Oct. 30


YOU ARE WATCHING THE ONLY 7:00 P.M. LIVE AND LOCAL NEWSCAST IN HAWAII. TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY. IT HAS BEEN A MONTH SINCE THE OLD LOCATION HAS SHUT DOWN, AND YOU CAN FIND THINGS THEY’RE NOT FOUND ANYWHERE ELSE. TOMORROW IS THE BIG DAY FOR FOODLAND, THE NEWEST LOCATION OPENING TOMORROW. BIG EXCITEMENT, THERE IS SO MUCH IN HERE THAT YOU CAN ONLY FIND AT THIS LOCATION. WE ARE HERE WITH THE CHAIRMAN AND CEO. THANK YOU FOR HAVING US. SO NICE FOR YOU TO BE HERE. REPORTER: I AM EXCITED BECAUSE YOU HAVE THIS BEAUTIFUL LAYOUT OF FOOD. THAT IS SOMETHING WE LOVE. WHAT IS SO IMPORTANT ABOUT COMMUNITY FOR YOU TO EVOLVE AND EXPAND? THIS STORE WHEN IT FIRST OPENED IN 1958, AT THAT TIME HE SAW IT AS A WAY OF GIVING TO A GROWING COMMUNITY. THAT IS WHAT PEARL CITY WAS. TO EXPAND THE STORE AND OFFER CUSTOMERS THINGS THEY CANNOT FIND ANYWHERE ELSE IS A WAY TO SAY THANK YOU TO OUR CUSTOMERS. REPORTER: I LOVE THAT. SPEAKING OF FOOD AND THINGS YOU NEED TO THIS LOCATION, WE HAVE STATIONS WE CAN FIND AT OTHER LOCATIONS, BUT SOME ARE UNIQUE HERE BEHIND US. WHAT ARE THINGS PEOPLE CAN FIND? WE HAVE 20 DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF FOOD, YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THEM HERE. REPORTER: I AM GOING TO HAVE A TASTE TEST. SPICY CHICKEN, GOBO, OKRA. REPORTER: THEY ARE ALL DELICIOUS. YOU PICK AND POINT, AND TELL US WHAT YOU WANT JUST LIKE IN THE OLD DAYS. REPORTER: ASIDE FROM THIS IS THE BAR AND THE FOOD INCLUDING THE SKINS? EVERYBODY LOVES THE SKIN OF THE CHICKEN. PERFECT BAR FOOD. THE BAR HAS TDS, CRAB COCKTAILS, BEER ON TAP, WINE AND THIS GREAT SELECTION OF FOOD. WE HAVE FRIED PORK CHOPS, SMOKED MEAT PIZZA. REPORTER: TOMORROW IS YOUR GRAND OPENING. WHAT WILL PEOPLE EXPECT? I THINK THEY WILL HAVE A LOT OF SAMPLING. WE WILL HAVE OUR EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING AT THE OLD STORE AND THEY ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME CUSTOMERS BACK AFTER BEING CLOSED FOR A MONTH. THE CUSTOMERS WILL LOVE THE FOOD OFFERINGS, UNLIKE ANYTHING THEY HAVE SEEN IN THIS AREA BEFORE. REPORTER: WHAT TIME ARE YOU OPENING? WE OPEN AT 10:00. WE WILL HAVE A BLESSING AT 9:45, AND WE HOPE EVERYONE WILL JOIN US. REPORTER: CONGRATULATIONS, THE NEW FOODLAND FARMS, THE LATEST AND GREATEST. BACK TO YOU. THAT LOOKS SO GOOD.

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