Aloha-From the Executive Director’s Desk

 KEY’s kitchen is now fully-equipped and ready to go. We invite you to come by and check it out! Major renovations and improvements are complete and quality equipment has been installed to set the stage for operating at a commercial level. Stop in to “Meet the chef” Ken Wier for a tour of the facility, and tell us about your new culinary creation. We’re here to help as you make your way into the food business! Let’s work together. Your success, is our goal!


Kaipo Kukahiko
Executive Director

Commercial Kitchen

At KEY Project, it’s our mission to advance the economic interests of our community. If you are looking for a licensed, category 1, certified kitchen to develop a new food product or launch your specialty food business, let us help. The kitchen is available for rent 7 days a week, by appointment. The standard rate is $25.00 per hour.

Perspective users are asked to submit the following documents:

  1. General Excise License.
  2. Certificate of Liability Insurance ($2,000,000 general aggregate and $1,000,000 each occurrence with “KEY Project, 47-200 Waihe’e Rd, Kaneohe HI 96744” listed as an additional insured.
  3. TB Clearance.
  4. Temporary or Permanent Food License. Issued by Dept. of Health, Sanitation Division, 591 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu HI 96813, call 586-8000.
  5. Facility Use Agreement. KEY Project Facility Use Agreement-2016-17

Please call 239-5777 to schedule an appointment with Kitchen Manager, Ken Wier.

Ken Weir
Kitchen Manager

The Kipuka Kitchen and Café 

Our fully certified, category 1 commercial kitchen and cafe offers an array of catering options for your next party, community event, or meeting at the KEY project or off site at a location of your choice.

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