Mana Foods Blog

I couldn't make it to work because... the latest and greatest.

I couldn't make it to work because... the latest and greatest.

Honesty is the best policy, especially when we hear a reason like the following for not being able to make it to work…

New month, new chance to give back!

New month, new chance to give back!

April's Bag Credit Program earnings will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui! 

"Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui serves over 2,400 members and an additional 7,000 youth each year through outreach. More than just an after school hangout, our clubs provide a safe place for our kids to come and do their homework, learn and have fun! With an annual membership fee of of only $5.00, we are able to provide services to the youth that need us most." -Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui

This darling girl needs your help…

This darling girl needs your help…

This sweet local girl is only 3 years old and on 7/11/17 was diagnosed with stage 3 Neuroblastoma. Every time you bring your own bag to Mana Foods during the month of December, a portion of your total will be donated to her recovery fund.

Maui Girl Speaks Her Truth & Then Does Something About It

Maui Girl Speaks Her Truth & Then Does Something About It

Maui girl, Lani Galetto, the founder of Bee Akamai sees eye-to-eye with us in a big way. The whole premise behind Bee Akamai is to provide an eco-friendly way to store food, eliminating the need to use saran-wrap, tinfoil, plastic bags and other single-use options. 

How a pipe-dream becomes a soulful reality ... A deeply personal interview with Ed Thielk, the founder of Mana Foods

 How a pipe-dream becomes a soulful reality ... A deeply personal interview with Ed Thielk, the founder of Mana Foods
“At the end of the day you need to ask yourself where is your life going? What do you want, and what do you need to make that happen?” -Ed Thielk
Mana Foods opened in 1983 and “back then it was this half-ass, half-renovated building that I rented for $160 per month.” -Thielk

Located in the same place Mana Foods is today, the initial space measured a mere 400-sq-ft, boasted a worn out cement floor, and an awkward accordion door. It lacked basic organization and aesthetic appeal, and seemed to have all odds against its survival. But, as irony would have it, this was the start of something very big.

Reasons I Couldn't Make It To Work Part III ... Mana Foods' Staff Favorites Heard Over The Years!

Reasons I Couldn't Make It To Work Part III ... Mana Foods' Staff Favorites Heard Over The Years!

The 3rd addition to the blog series "Reasons I couldn't Make It To Work"

These Are All True, & All Direct From Mana Foods' Archives ... Enjoy!

Mana Foods Loves Supporting Local Businesses & Is Proud to Carry Soap by Maui Soap Company!

Mana Foods Loves Supporting Local Businesses & Is Proud to Carry Soap by Maui Soap Company!

At Mana Foods, supporting local, likeminded businesses is very high on our priority list, & we're proud to carry soaps by Maui Soap Company!