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Business is poppin’ with flavors

A La Carte

April 10, 2022

Story By: Tasha Mero | Photos by: ANTHONY CONSILLIO

Bunny Bait (prices vary)

Discover popcorn galore at Island Popper, located in Kalihi.

The company was originally founded in June of 2012, and will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

The shop offers weekly featured flavors, with this week’s being Bunny Bait. Four sealed cups are available for $12 (plus 20 cents for kakimochi), three large bags for $28 (plus $1 for kakimochi) or three extra-large bags for $50 (plus $2 for kakimochi).

Shoyu Organic Butter (prices vary)

Bunny Bait is its signature Easter flavor and features caramel with a light pink chocolate coating, and pastel M&M’S and mini marshmallows. Easter baskets will also be available in-store and online.

The following week, Island Popper will be offering Shoyu Organic Butter as its featured flavor. Get four sealed cups for $11 (plus 25 cents for kakimocihi), three large bags for $25 (plus $1 for kakimochi) or three extra-large bags for $46 (plus $2 for kakimochi).

“We are all about fresh, fresh, fresh. What you buy today was made today, and every bag is filled to order,” says owner Andrea Tournis-Vagenas. “We pride ourselves on quality and customer service.”

For the last week of the month, Island Popper’s featured flavor will be Cracker Jack, which is one of the shop’s most requested. Get four sealed cups for $11 (plus 25 cents for kakochi), three large bags for $25 (plus $1 for kakimochi) or three extra-large bags for $46 (plus $2 for kakimochi).

In addition to the shop’s featured flavors, guests can also indulge in other options including Big Island Mix, Maui Mix and the Tsunami Mix, which features furikake, organic butter and kakimochi.

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