. is infused with pride, culture, and a strong sense of community loyality. They finds ways to contribute to the community. From donating toys to charity, to organizing a blood drive, to taking part in events that raise awareness and educate people about injustices, Kakawa finds ways to make the world a better place for everyone. Owners Gladys Moubayed and Maria Aparicio come from families with strong Middle Eastern and Latin roots. Gladys with her Middle Eastern background brings the spices and flavors that makes Kakawa unique. Maria brings years of corporate experience, and together they are able to operate their business with purpose and tenacity.