Message from the Executive Director

Aloha!   Did you pre-register for The Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show? Contact me for your complimentary entry pass. We also have just a few booths left, reserve yours today!   https://hawaiihotelandrestaurantshow.com   Our Government Affairs Committee has been very busy and as our Legislative Session comes to a close (May 2nd). Please take a…

HRAEF Kickoff Event takes the industry by storm!

The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF) is proud to announce that their Kickoff Event “Let’s Get Cooking” was a monumental success! With representation from all corners of the industry and food prepared and served by high school culinary students from Pearl City, Castle, Kaiser and Kaimuki High Schools, the event was a gastronomic delight…

HRA’s Sushi and Sake Pa`ina Mixer Recap

HRA’s Sushi and Sake Pa`ina kicked off at 5:30 p.m. on March 18th on the patio of Shokudo.  Guests enjoyed delicious food by Shokudo Japanese Restaurant and Bar and finished off with Japanese inspired gelato from  IL Gelato.  HRA Board Member and HRA Educational Foundation Chair, Hide Sakurai, worked alongside his amazing team making hand…