Healthy Back-to-school: In the lunch box!

A great way to boost your keiki's health and immunity is to make sure they are eating healthy foods, at home and at school. Packing a lunch for your child allows you to have some control over what he or she is eating at school and keeps your child from having to buy school lunches. Typical school-bought lunches are meat-based and loaded with saturated fat and cholesterol, as well as refined sugars, flours, preservatives, and artificial ingredients.

The Best Strategies to Boost your Immune System

Our Down to Earth Wellness Teams have put together their favorite immune system boosting tips to share with you! If you have any questions about how all-natural supplements can help improve your health, visit the Wellness Departments at any of our stores

Exercise, stress relief, a balanced diet and certain supplements are all effective ways to boost your immune system. For your best health, we encourage:

8 Natural Immune Boosting, Germ Fighting Essentials for Keiki

It's officially back to school time! We know the excitement this year is mixed with worry, and there's extra concern about wearing masks and staying well. Besides the usual pencils, folders, and rulers, relieve some of your worries by adding natural immune-boosting and germ-fighting tools to your shopping list. 

Score an A+ for effort with these products from our Down to Earth Wellness Departments to help keep your keiki healthy and safe:

Local Produce at Down to Earth

For over 40 years, we have made it a top priority to offer local products to our customers. Each year we purchase about $4 million in products from 400 local vendors including over 100 island farmers and growers. Check out some of our local favorites in our produce departments, from  Calamansi to Green Powerhouse Mix. - You can find fresh, local produce to complement any meal!

Photo: Calamansi

Local Products in Wellness

We might be a little biased but we love local! As a kamaʻāina company since 1977, we supprt local for many reasons:  it strengthens our economy, supports community groups, creates more jobs for our community, puts our taxes to good use, and encourages local prosperity. The more local produce you buy from local stores, the more we can benefit our Hawaii growers and economy.

Made From Scratch at Down to Earth

At Down to Earth Organic & Natural, we pride ourselves on creating delicious vegetarian dishes using local, fresh, and organic ingredients. Our deli offers an extensive range of appetizing dishes and fresh ingredients. On our hot table and cold salad bar, customizing your meal is easy and fun. Just around the corner from our hot bar, you’ll find the bakery case, which is stocked with delectable pastries baked fresh daily, including a variety of vegan and wheat-free options.

What to Get Mom for Mother's Day - 10 Best Gift Ideas

May is here and Mother’s Day is near! While it might be "Mother's" Day, this is a great opportunity to celebrate all the strong, beautiful, caring people in your life; whether they’re a biological mother or someone who feels like a mother. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts for the special people in your life.

The easy, healthy, climate friendly diet  

With the challenge to reduce our carbon footprint, we are happy to share this diet with you, especially during Earth Month! The Climatarian Diet has  dual benefits, not only for your health but for the planet and can reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and stroke because of the plant-based component. 

This diet includes low carbon options like: 

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