FAQs

 

Q: What exactly is Kau Kau Box?

A: Kau Kau Box is an evolving weekly creation that provides you with a variety of gourmet prepared meals and local grocery staples at an affordable price. Serving as an effective and safe alternative to grocery shopping and cooking at home, Kau Kau Box features a delicious assortment of produce, proteins and other products that are locally sourced in an ongoing effort to support Hawaii’s businesses. Opt for FREE weekly pick-up every Saturday at Ala Moana Center, Atkinson Drive entrance or have your box delivered right to your doorstep for an additional $15. 

Q: How many people does one Kau Kau Box feed?

A: Our Kau Kau Boxes contain enough food to feed a family of two with at least eight meals, or a family of four with at least four meals (depending on desired portion size).

Q: How does Kau Kau Box work?

A: Every week, our talented Chef Thomas Naylor of Ke Nui Kitchen crafts a delectable, gourmet menu of prepared foods and locally sourced products from our partners at Aloha Fresh to feed families across Oahu. You can subscribe to receive a Kau Kau Box every Saturday, enabling you to meal prep for the week ahead.

Q: What safety precautions is Kau Kau Box taking during this uncertain time?

A: Our boxes are handled and delivered by seasoned hospitality professionals, all of whom are equipped with and required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including gloves and face masks. They are also required to use sanitizer spray to wipe down the boxes and delivery vehicles.

Q: How do I receive my Kau Kau Box?

A: Every Saturday, you can choose from the following options:

  • Pick-up your Kau Kau Box between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at Ala Moana Shopping Center (off of Atkinson Drive).
  • Opt for home delivery island-wide between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for an additional $15 (you must be home to accept delivery).

Q: Can I request substitutions in my Kau Kau Box?

A: We currently only allow weekly subscribers to make special substitution requests to their Kau Kau Boxes (though substitutions are not guaranteed).

Q: What if I receive certain ingredients and don’t know how to use them?

A: For creative ideas on how to use the contents in your Kau Kau Box, we invite you to use our Chat with the Chef feature! Chat with the Chef is a unique, interactive opportunity to speak directly with our talented Chef Thomas Naylor and ask any questions you may have about the products in your box and how best to prepare them. Chef can help you utilize your fruits and veggies, enhance your produce or meats with various spices, or pair the Kau Kau Box ingredients with other staples you already have in your pantry.