For over forty years, Eight Point Distributors has become one of Hawaii's premiere Frozen and Refrigerated Food Distribution companies.
In 1949 Mr. and Mrs. Shoichi Fujimoto opened a food produce store in Honolulu. They delivered produce to the local grocery stores around the island of Oahu.
Their success was based on the motto of helping their customers become successful. By doing so, they became known to deliver good products with great customer service.
For twenty-six years they ran a successful business with hard work and determination and continued to grow the produce distribution company.
The second generation look for expansion with ice cream and novelty products.
In 1975 they expanded to deliver a complete line of Carnation Ice Cream and Novelty products.
"8-Point Distributors" was founded and operated by Mr. and Mrs.' Fujimoto's son, Clifford T. Fujimoto (shown above). Along with sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sakamoto (Sr.), it become a family business.
Over forty years later Eight Point Distributors has become one of Hawaii's premiere Frozen and Refrigerated Food Distribution companies.
With continued success, Eight Point Distributors move into a larger facility for company expansion.
In 1998, Eight Point Distributors moved its to its current location in Keehi Lagoon, Honolulu HI. With this new location, they expanded their truck delivery fleet and upgraded to a 24,000 sqft freezer facility.
During this time, EPD opened new facilities on the islands of Kaua'i, Maui, and the Big Island. View all of our locations.
We look forward to providing you the best products with great customer service as our families have since 1949.
From the beginning, our practice and story is a local one. In Hawaii, it is our culture to provide the best service we can for our customers and to go beyond what is expected. That is our way and our ohana's way for the past 70 years.
We hope we can work together with you to offer the experience we have practiced and developed for so many years and for all of our customers.
A little history about us by KHON News 2. For nearly 50 years, since 1975, we have been bringing frozen goodies to the State of Hawai'i.
Mahalo to all of our customers and suppliers for your continued support working with us but most importantly, thank you to all of our employees who put in the hours of hard work to shape who we are today, servicing the businesses and residents of Hawai'i.