Mālama Learning Center, Wai`anae Farmers' Market, and Kapolei High School are partnering to provide the community with Mākeke Kapolei, a weekly farmers' and green market. Live, eat, and learn sustainably!
Join us every Thursday (except major holidays) - 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Kapolei High School parking lot (southwest corner). We are closed on major holidays.
Vision We envision an O‘ahu community that is healthy in mind, body and spirit by providing vibrant gathering places for the community, local food producers and Hawaiian cultural practitioners to connect, share, learn, teach, entertain, and express values that lead to healthy and affordable habits.
Mission Using the power of partnerships and recognizing a farmers' market can be an important economic and social development tool for the Kapolei community, Mākeke Kapolei will strive to create a gathering place to:
Preserve the knowledge, values and traditions of local farmers, food producers and Hawaiian cultural practitioners;
Support and encourage both new and experienced farmers to develop environmentally sound and economically viable practices;
Support and encourage cultural practitioners and artisans;
Provide our community weekly access to fresh, affordable, locally grown produce and products;
Provide an environment that invites and promotes the sharing, learning and expressing of malama pono among community members, vendors, students and educator
We gladly accept EBT and SNAP benefits!
As of 2016, Mākeke Kapolei has expanded our EBT Double Bucks program and can now
double up to $20 of EBT/SNAP benefits
on the purchase of fresh fruits, vegetables, poi, and pa`i`ai. Follow us onFacebook!.
Mahalo to the vendors of Mākeke Kapolei: (Note: not all are present at every market)
808 Mangonada's- frozen mango and strawberry drinks with Mexican flair Adriana’s Farm- fresh local produce. Alohikeola- handmade seashell/sea glass jewelry Angelo's Malasadas- made to order taro and filled malasadas Balsamic Hawaii- balsamic vinegars, flavored olive oils, North Shore Goodies peanut butters, Kauai natural sea salts Barbara D'Anna- massage therapy Cris Manalad- locally grown succulents and plants Da Hub- Made to order poke, variety of local favorites Dick's Lechon- fresh local pork lechon Forage Hawaii-wild Maui venison, Grass-fed Makaweli beef, and Ni’ihau lamb Hawaiian Venom- local honey from the happy bees and beekeepers in Waianae Heart to Table- pasta Station, bbq plates, seafood and much more Heavenly Treats- fresh fruit smoothies, parfaits and sorbets Island Fruits- fresh exotic tropical fruits J's Tasty Bites- Filipino food KHS Shave ice- local shave ice, sugar free shave ice and bottled water. Larry’s Bakery- fresh baked breads, muffins and cakes Lovan Taro Farm- fresh local produce Manny's Island Sausage- panadija, pasteles, gandule rice, and local made kim chee/pastele sausages Mark's Specialties- grilled steak, shrimp scampi, huli huli chicken, kalua pig sandwich, pastele stew, spicy ahi bowls and bread pudding MP Farms-Fresh local produce Malama Learning Center- potted Native Hawaiian plants Naked Cow Dairy- fresh locally churned butter and cheese. Featuring Tropical Toasted coconut butter, Black truffle butter, Thai Lemon Fromage Blanc New Violet's Grill- Japanese bento and musubi Ohia Bakery- fresh baked Molokai sweet bread and Aunty Leilani’s cookies Pomai's Kulolo- fresh poi, kulolo, haupia, haulolo and makini`ai Prospect 808- tribal compression sleeves Quezada's Salsa- fresh salsas, queso dips, guacamole, and nachos Ronnies Express- Delicious plate lunches with local flare Sam Flower- Fresh Local Produce Sandra's German Bakery- freshly baked loaf breads and baguettes Shaka Bowls- acai bowls, poke bowls and sorbets Sou's Thai Kitchen- curries, spring/summer rolls, pad Thai and Thai coffee/tea Touan Farm- fresh local produce Ulu's Lemonade- freshly squeezed lemonades and teas Wine and Canvas- Bring your keiki down to learn how to paint! (Find out information on how you can book our own paint party!) updated March 2017
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