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It’s VegFest Time!

VegFest Oahu: Celebrate, Learn, Taste

Celebrate the 4th Annual VegFest O’ahu with Down to Earth on September 21st, 11:30-5:00pm at the Frank Fasi Grounds in Honolulu (next to Honolulu Hale). This event is the highlight of the year for vegans, vegetarians, vegetable lovers, and the plant-based diet curious.

Join Us on August 10th for the New Kailua Store Grand Opening

Photo: New Kailua Store

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new Kailua store on Saturday, August 10th. Our 6,000 square foot Kailua store is getting a big upgrade to a new 15,000 square foot space! We'll be throwing a big Grand Opening party to show off the brand new store including:

Introducing The New & Improved Kailua Down to Earth!

More than forty years ago Down to Earth Organic & Natural opened its first humble store in Wailuku, Maui.

Celebrate Earth Day with a Work Day at Aloha Animal Sanctuary

Photo Illustration: Earth with continents of fresh green sprouts

Do you know the origin of Earth Day? On January 28, 1969, an oil well drilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California blew out spewing more than three million gallons of oil and killing over 10,000 seabirds, dolphins, seals, and sea lions.

Pearlridge Down to Earth Store Relocation Grand Opening

Photo: Down to Earth Pearlridge Store

Over 40 years ago, Down to Earth opened its first store in Wailuku, Maui. The motivation behind the store was a simple desire of a group of friends to help improve the health of Hawaii’s residents by making available organic and natural products at affordable prices.

Third Annual Vegfest Oahu Shows Hawaii Akamai In The Global Trend Towards Plant-Based Eating

Photo: VegFest Oahu. Celebrate, Learn, Taste. Down to Earth Organic and Natural

Down to Earth will once again be the lead sponsor for VegFest Oahu 2018! 

The event brings together almost 50 booths offering education, food, and entertainment, and was attended by 4000 people last year including Mayor Kirk Caldwell. Activities include: plant-based cooking demos by expert chefs, speakers on health and environmental topics, a unique collection of food entrepreneurs selling island-made vegan products and dishes hand-crafted to appeal to the local palate, movement classes, lots of free food sampling, interactive exhibits with healthy games, and continuous live music.

Socializing: The Key to Staying Young at Heart

Photo: Row of people holding hands in a line at sunset

Content adapted from Ornish Living Magazine, Available online at www.ornishliving.com

Down to Earth to Open New Kaka’ako Store in 2018

Illustration: Artist Rendering of the New Down to Earth Kakaako Store

Our newest Down to Earth store will be a 13,000 square foot location just a few blocks mauka of the SALT at Our Kaka’ako cultural center.  Down to Earth will be on the ground floor of a mid-rise development called Keauhou Lane at the corner of Keawe and Pohukaina Streets.&n

Celebrate Life at Oahu’s First VegFest!

VegFest Oahu. Celebrate. Learn. Taste.

This month we will celebrate Oahu’s first VegFest, which will bring our community together to experience the many benefits of plant-based living.  VegFest will be held at the Honolulu Hale from 1:00pm to 6:30 pm.

Healthy Summer Superfruits

Photo: Fresh Cut Watermelon

There’s nothing like biting into a rich and refreshing piece of fruit on a hot summer day here in Hawaii – and the more nutritionally packed it is, well, so much the better. Read on to learn about some nutritiously rich local fruits that are in season.