Executive Director’s Message

HRA’s 13th Annual Hall of Fame is quickly approaching! Monday September 23, 2019 will soon be here.  HRA’s premier event will be held in the heart of Waikiki, at the beautiful Sheraton Waikiki. Join us in celebrating the best of the best, the pioneers, the trailblazers and the leaders of Hawaii’ restaurant industry.  Save the…

HIOSH – Do you want to pay some steep fines?

HIOSH has been increasing visits to restaurants and food facilities. They inspect for safe working conditions in your facility. They have visited 2 facilities that I know of. The most recent received a $20,000 fine. Yes, you read that correctly, $20,000. Do you have an extra 20k just laying around in your budget?? I doubt…

HRA 12th Annual Golf Tournament Recap

On behalf of the Hawaii Restaurant Association, I would like to extend my gratitude to all the golfers, sponsors, those who donated prizes, volunteers and everyone else that played a part in making this year’s Annual Golf Tournament the most successful one yet!   Over 200 golfers had a wonderful time on the Hawaii Prince…

HRA’s Bloomin’ to Summer Mixer Recap

The HRA’s Bloomin’ to Summer networking mixer was a hit with all of our attendees, it was a packed house!  I would like to send a huge Mahalo to Paul Reynolds of Outback Steakhouse and their Hawaii Kai location for hosting the Hawaii Restaurant Association and arranging a perfect evening.   The Managers and Staff…