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  • Groceries: Kauai KISS does not mark-up your groceries, and strives to find the best value for our customers. We are happy to share the actual store receipts with you.


    Shopping: For Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper’s shopping time, a 25% Shopping Fee is added to your bill.


    Minimum Shopping Fee: There is a $50 minimum Shopping Fee.


    Delivery Fee: For our island-wide delivery service, there is a $50 – $70 zip-code based delivery charge, including our pre-stocking service (see rates below).

  • Island-wide distance-based Delivery Fee by Town & Zip Code:

    • Lihue (96766), Hanamaulu (96715), Kapaa (96746), Kealia (96751), Anahola (96703): $50

    • Kilauea (96754), Princeville (96722), Lawai (96765), Kalaheo (96741), Koloa & Poipu (96756), Ele ele (96705), Hanapepe (96716): $60

    • Makaweli (96769), Kaumakani (96747), Waimea (96796), Kekaha (96752), Hanalei & Haena (96714): $70

  • We deliver to the entire island of Kauai.

  • SAME DAY orders will incur an additional $30.00 “RUSH FEE”, and will be filled on an ‘as available’ basis by Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper. We will make every effort to fill your request

  • Kauai KISS authorizes $20 on your credit card for your grocery purchase, to ‘lock-in’ your grocery order and get Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper right to work arranging for your grocery shopping and delivery. If you cancel your order at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled delivery time, we will gladly remove the authorization.

  • Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper contacts your vacation rental property manager or resort front desk and makes all the arrangements to deliver and stock all the groceries you ordered in your vacation rental kitchen prior to your arrival. In some cases, we may need to ask you to contact them to give your approval to provide us this access to your vacation rental.

  • Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper shops primarily at Safeway Kapaa, seeking the healthiest and highest-quality groceries at the best prices for our discriminating customers. We also shop at Papaya’s Natural Foods.

  • We do have to charge the 4.7% General Excise Tax, based on our shopping and delivery services only.. In an effort to be fully transparent, we also charge the 5% credit card processing fee we incur when charging your credit card, based on the entire amount of your charges. We prefer to show our customers this fee rather than ‘hiding it’ in higher rates.

  • We deliver daily, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If pre-stocking your vacation residence, we deliver at a time to make sure your items are in your vacation rental and put away prior to your arrival. If you are ordering on a pre-arrival basis, we request the date and your estimated time of arrival to schedule the delivery appropriately. If you are already on Kauai, we can arrange to deliver your groceries anytime between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm.

  • Please understand that you can expect to pay approximately 30% more for Kauai groceries than you would at your local mainland market.

  • Our Personal Shoppers and delivery drivers are allowed to accept gratuities. If you feel the service you received was exemplary and feel like showing your appreciation with a tip/gratuity, you are welcome to do so. but it is certainly not expected or required.

  • When creating your grocery list, be as specific as you can with item details such as size and any brand preference, understanding that Your Kauai KISS Personal Shopper will attempt to find those specific items, but sometimes substitutions for similar products may be necessary. Please let us know if you do NOT want any substitutions for specific items on your shopping list.

  • Email us at, or talk to a live person by calling (808) 822-5477 (KISS) between the hours of 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Hawaii time (please remember the time difference – 2 or 3 hours – Hawaii does not do daylight savings time). We will respond promptly.

  • If you placed a pre-travel order with us and need to re-stock, we will gladly fill your order for delivery by tomorrow by 3 pm or at a later time of your choosing. Delivery for today will incur a $30.00 Rush Fee.

  • We will work with the property management to gain access to your vacation rental prior to your arrival to deliver your groceries; alternatively we will make arrangements to deliver your order shortly after your arrival. We will not leave your groceries and other shopping items unattended outside your residence, to avoid possible food spoilage, animals, potential theft and other unanticipated problems.

  • No! Kauai Island Shopping Service is here to be your personal shopping concierge and grocery delivery service, whether you are a visitor or local!

  • Canceling an order can be completed by contacting us at least 2 days prior to your arrival date to assure we haven’t already purchased your groceries. No refunds allowed if you don’t inform us of this change by 3:00 pm Hawaii time 2 days prior to your arrival.

  • If you feel there is an incorrect charge on your credit card, please contact us immediately. We will work with you to identify the charge and settle any issues quickly and to your satisfaction.

  • We handle all customer complaints seriously. Please contact us immediately if you have any concerns about your groceries. Our business rests entirely on delivering the highest quality of groceries in a timely manner so we always want to know if you are unhappy with your order, and we will do what is needed to make it right!

  • We accept all 4 ‘major’ credit cards – Discover, Visa, MasterCard & American Express.

  • If you wish to change an order, please contact us with the items you would like to change (add or delete) at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled delivery time. We will confirm the changes and make the necessary adjustments on your credit card.

  • We check each item for an expiration or pull date to make sure that you are only receiving the best possible quality item. Our Farmer’s Market produce is purchased within 24 hours of delivery.

  • Kauai KISS Personal Shoppers focus on purchasing only the highest quality items. We understand the only way to keep customers pleased is providing them with the freshest and highest quality groceries possible.

  • We attempt to obtain every single item on your list. If an item happens to be unavailable, we will make every effort to find an equal or better replacement.

  • ABSOLUTELY NOT! We value your privacy and ensure your information is protected and only used internally to improve your experience. Your information can only be accessed when you sign in or by request.

  • We utilize secure socket layer (SSL) servers to process your credit card information. Your sensitive financial information is encrypted and protected with encryption software.


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