National Chiropractic Month

October is National Chiropractic Month. This is particularly relevant for restaurant workers who are at higher risk of injury due to the nature of rotating shifts with late or evening schedules, and the manual labor often associated with restaurant work. Back and shoulder pain are some of the most prevalent and disabling conditions throughout the…

New Member Profile: YDS Restaurant Consulting

Yasmin De Souza is an Independent Restaurant Consultant based in Honolulu, Hawaii, who offers restaurant owners advice, ideas, support and training to improve all facets of their restaurant. Before starting YDS Restaurant Consulting in 2018, Yasmin spent eighteen plus years in the restaurant and service industry in Canada and the U.S. After successful careers starting…

NEW MEMBER PROFILE: TGI Maps

“Where’s a good place to eat….?”   Hotel front desk staff tell us that this is still one of the top 3 questions their guests ask. One of the other top 3 questions is, “Do you have a map of the area?” TGI Hawaii publishes visitor maps customized for each hotel. But we are not…

New Member Profile: Scott Crockford, CBRE Real Estate

Scott Crockford is a Vice President with CBRE Advisory and Transactions Services in Hawaii. Mr. Crockford has been a successful commercial real estate professional for 36 years and specializes in investment sales and leasing of all product types including office, industrial, retail and land sales. Throughout his career, Scott has been involved in more than…

HRA Labor Day Paina Mixer recap

Re-posted with permission from Pomai Souza, Tasty island Honolulu Food Blog.  You can go to original blog posting by CLICKING HERE.   This year’s Hawaii Restaurant Association Labor Day Paina was held Tuesday evening, August 21, 2018 at Lucky Strike Social in Ala Moana Center.  Festivities included complimentary food, drinks, bowling, networking and raffle prize giveaways. Hawaii…

Loss of Power and Flooding – some basic guidelines

We on Oahu got lucky with Lane not really affecting us, but really beat up Maui and Big Island. Kauai is still drying up from last spring. It is Hurricane season, and more storms could be heading our way.. This link https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2018/09/hundreds-of-pashas-customers-report-illnesses-some-positive-for-salmonella/ opens a story about a restaurant in Texas that lost its power for…