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Pop in for grad treats

A La Carte

May 29, 2022

Story By: Tasha Mero | Photos by: ANTHONY CONSILLIO

Sealed cups (flavors and prices vary)

Celebrate your graduate’s accomplishments with a fun treat that’s poppin’ with flavor.

Located in Kalihi, Island Popper is offering graduation party favors at a special rate with four sealed cups for $11. The company’s featured flavors, which change weekly, are also available in sealed cups at an extra cost (price varies based on flavor).

Starting on May 31, Island Popper will be offering one of its most requested featured flavors: Sour Cream & Onion. The following week, the business will be introducing its new Teriyaki flavor.

Mac Nut Caramel (price varies)

The third week of June is all about Dad, with Mac Nut Caramel, an ultra-premium flavor, as its Father’s Day special. Get four sealed cups for $16, three large bags for $34 or three extra-large bags for $64.

“The Mac Nut Caramel is our famous scratch-made caramel, plus whole and half macadamias — not crushed uppieces,”explainsownerAndrea Tournis-Vagenas. “This one is as decadent as it gets!”

The following week, patrons can enjoy Pineapple Caramel, a premium flavor. Four sealed cups are available for $15, three large bags for $31 or three extra-large bags for $52.

Finally, for the week leading into the Fourth of July, Island Popper teams up with Hawaiian Chip Company to offer a BBQ Cheddar flavor.

“The BBQ is a combination of our real cheddar cheese and Hawaiian Chip Company’s Kiawe BBQ. You wont’ believe how delicious this is,” Tournis-Vagenas beams.

Its Sour Cream & Onion, Teriyaki and BBQ Cheddar flavors will be available in four sealed cups for $12, three large bags for $28 or three extra-large bags for $49. Kakimochi is available for all flavors at an additional cost (price varies based on order size).

“If you want the best popcorn you’ve ever had, stop by,” Tournis-Vagenas adds. “We are popping it fresh all day, every day!”

To the class of 2022, Tournis-Vagenas encourages graduates to “experience as much of the world as you can.”

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