Culinary Innovation Center


Our Mission:

To support local agriculture, aid in local food sustainability, and enable local businesses to thrive in Hawaii’s economy by providing technical expertise and resources in food product development.

Our Goals:

  • Aid in the creation of safe and high-quality products using local ingredients.
  • Assist businesses in turning ideas into commercial products
  • Train students in Culinology and Food Product Development

Services Offered: (for a fee)


  • Product Development
  • Food Trends
  • Food Safety
  • Packaging
  • Shelf life Testing
  • Consumer Sensory Evaluation

Culinary innovation products are currently sold in the Kapi`olani Community College Cafeteria.



Contact Information

Culinary Innovation Center
Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Rd. ʻŌhiʻa 103
Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: 808-734-9593