KONA, HAWAI'I (January 12, 2022) – A new and expanded Island Naturals Market & Deli will open Tuesday, January 18, at Kona Commons Shopping Center. Island Naturals anchors the mauka end of the shopping center, offering 15,000 square feet of shopping and deli space and ample parking.
True to its name, Island Naturals features organically grown vegetables and fruits from local farmers. In addition, the new location will offer an expanded deli, which is more than double the deli size in the former market. The new location presents a wide variety of healthy eating choices, including sandwiches, hot entrees, salads, soups, and a new offering, sushi. All items will be made freshly in-house. Island Naturals will also feature grab-and-go options plus freshly baked goods.
"As a locally-owned business that has seen an incredible amount of success on the Big Island, Island Naturals is an exciting new addition to the diverse offerings at Kona Commons," said Todd Hedrick, Vice President Leasing and Property Management for MacNaughton. "Our goal is to create an environment that reflects the best of island living. We are pleased to continue to support local businesses at Kona Commons while cultivating an exciting mix of shopping, dining, and lifestyle amenities for residents and tourists."
Island Naturals will have room for a greater variety of quality natural and organic items in its new, expanded space at Kona Commons, including household and pet products, vitamins and supplements, and groceries.
Russell Ruderman, the founder of Island Naturals, said, "We are so excited about the opening of our new Island Naturals Kona store at Kona Commons! We'll have ample parking, outdoor dining, and a convenient location. We invite everyone to enjoy our new, larger store, with more products in every department and lots of new fresh food offerings. We have designed our store to provide a great retail shopping experience in a welcoming location. We have served Kona for over ten years and the Big Island for over 20 years."
Island Naturals at Kona Commons Shopping Center will be open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, with Kupuna Hour from 8:00 am to 9:00 am; Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with Kupuna Hour from 9:00 am to 10:00 am
About Kona Commons
Kona Commons, owned by local partners MacNaughton and Kobayashi Group, offers something for everyone and is home to 24 national and locally owned shops, and restaurants. Voted West Hawaii’s Best Shopping Center for 11 years, the property regularly holds free, family-friendly community events including monthly artisan markets featuring locally made products. For additional information about Kona Commons visit www.konacommons.com.
About Island Naturals
Island Naturals is the premier provider of organic and natural foods on Hawai`i Island, with stores located in Hilo, Kailua-Kona and Pahoa. Island Naturals was founded in 1998 and has been consistently voted as the Best Health food store on the island.