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Aloha and Mahalo for your interest in the Waialua Community Kitchen (“WCK”), a project of the Friends for Waialua Town (“FWT”). The purpose of this Information and Policies sheet is to provide important facts and information about how to use the kitchen facility and to explain the policies kitchen users must understand and follow. THE FOLLOWING POLICIES CONSTITUTE A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND FRIENDS FOR WAIALUA TOWN. Please review this information carefully and contact the Kitchen Manager at 551-4464 if you have any questions.


The WCT shared-use commercial kitchen is a licensed facility where local entrepreneurs, caterers, pushcart vendors, civic groups, and producers of specialty food items can legally manufacture their products at an affordable rate. The kitchen facility has been granted a permit as a “food establishment” by the Sanitation Branch of the State of Hawaii Department of Health, Environmental Health Service, pursuant to section 11-12-5, Hawaii Administrative Rules. The facility provides a stove, oven, sink, counter space, refrigerator, and limited kitchen equipment and supplies. Please note that no overnight parking or repair of vehicles is permitted.


FWT charges all kitchen users a reasonable Use Fee (plus State of Hawaii General Excise Tax at 4.712%) for use of the kitchen facility. The Use Fee is not intended to result in a profit for FWT but only to cover the kitchen’s utilities and maintenance costs.

Minimum Use.
Monthly Vendors must use the kitchen facility a minimum of five (5) hours per week each month.

Use Fee. The Use Fee for Monthly Vendors is $300.00 per month plus State of Hawaii General Excise Tax, currently 4.712%. The Monthly Vendor is responsible for payment of the General Excise Tax. The Use Fee is due on the first calendar day of the month, subject to a five (5) day grace period, by check payable to Friends for Waialua Town. Late payments or returned checks are subject to a $50.00 fee.

No Refund. A Monthly Vendor shall not be entitled to a refund of all or any portion of the Use Fee due to non-use of the kitchen facility, regardless of the reason for such non-use.

Cancellation Fee. Monthly Vendors who complete the Reservation Form, establish a monthly schedule, and subsequently fail to pay the Use Fee or to use the kitchen facility shall be subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.

Termination. FWT reserves the right to terminate and prohibit use of the kitchen facility by any Monthly Vendor who fails to pay the Use


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