Focusing on Climate Change & Sustainability at Down to Earth

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Our rapidly changing climate and increased environmental destruction worldwide are a great concern for us at Down to Earth.

Simple Changes for a Healthy Heart from 'Ekahi Health

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Heart disease statistics are shocking across the country, including here in Hawaii, where it is the #1 cause of death. Diabetes is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease, and diabetes affects 1 out of 2 adults in the state!

Veganuary & Other Possible Dreams for 2020


Have you heard of Veganuary? Veganuary is a non-profit organization started in UK that encourages people worldwide to try a vegan diet for January and beyond. During the 2019 campaign, over a quarter of a million people took the pledge to try a vegan diet.

Have Yourself a Kinder Little Christmas & Healthier New Year

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The health, political and environmental turmoil, economic instability, and information overload of the year has many people suffering from anxiety and stress.

Simple Sustainable Swaps

Join the sustainability swaps challenge! Challenge yourself to bring your own straws, utensils, and reusable bags (especially produce bags) from November and beyond!

Climate change and plastic pollution are catastrophic problems that seem overwhelming. Can ordinary people actually do anything to make a significant impact? Yes!

What is Non-GMO Month?

Make Your Mother Proud: Shop Your Values. Celebrating 10 Years of Non-GMO Month and Non-GMO Choices

October is Non-GMO Month and all of our Down to Earth stores are celebrating with special products that are highlighted on our shelves, lots of helpful information for our customers, and two film screenings of the documentary “Secret Ingredients”

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).

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

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Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new Kailua store on Saturday, August 10th.

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.

Happy Hemp History Week

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June 3rd - 9th is Hemp History Week, a public education campaign to raise awareness about the environmental sustainability, health benefits, regenerative agriculture potential, and new technological applications of industrial hemp.