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May 2018

Chamber Vote 2018 Candidate Forum Luncheon

May 23, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
The Plaza Club, 900 Fort St.
Honolulu,
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First Congressional District Several candidates are seeking to become Hawaii’s newest Congressional member, only one of them will win their party’s nomination and advance to November’s general election. Please join us to meet the leading candidates on the Democratic ticket and hear from them directly about their respective positions on a variety of topics, as well as their priorities if elected as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii’s First Congressional District. Moderated by: John Hart, Ph.D. Dr. John Hart is the Communication Department…

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HRA May Day Membership Mixer

May 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Outback Steakhouse Hawaii Kai, 6650 Kalanialnaole Ave.
Hawaii Kai,
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The Hawaii Restaurant Association cordially invites you to our May Day Membership Mixer Tuesday May 29 @ 5:30pm Outback Steakhouse Hawaii Kai  6650 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96825 $25 HRA members $30 non-HRA members For more info, call HRA at 808-944-9105

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June 2018

BARGREEN ELLINGSON – 2018 Hawaii Foodservice Show

June 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ala Moana Hotel and Bargreen Ellingson Branch Location, Hotel: 410 Atkinson Dr. / Branch: 2234 Hoonee Pl
Honolulu,
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Free

Please join the Bargreen Ellingson staff and a carefully selected group of industry leading brands on June 6th, 2018 for the annual foodservice show. The show will be hosted in 2 locations this year:   1) Bargreen Ellingson will host a tabletop-focused show from 9am-1pm at the Ala Moana Hotel. 2) Bargreen's Oahu branch location will host an equipment-focused show from 12pm-5pm. Admission is FREE.  FREE food will be provided at the branch location by award-winning Tin Hut BBQ, The Girls Who Bake Next Door, and factory vendors who will be cooking on…

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11th Annual Golf Tournament

June 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Hawaii Prince Golf Course, 91-1200 Fort Weaver Rd
Ewa Beach, HI 96706 United States
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The wait is over......time again for the best tournament of the year!! The 11th Annual Hawaii Restaurant Association Golf Tournament June 7th, 2018 @ Hawaii Prince Golf Course. This year we will again play all 3 courses! Faster play - More Prizes - More F&B stations. Every year we sell out.....so don't delay.   11th Annual HRA Golf Tournament    Again this year, the HRA Golf Tournament will play ALL THREE COURSES!!!  This means Faster play, More F&B Booths, More prizes and a…

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ServSafe™ Manager Training & Exam

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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2.5 HOUR SERVSAFE™ FOODHANDLER TRAINING Location: Hawaii Restaurant Association 1314 S. King Street, Suite 1655 Honolulu, Hi 96814 Cost: $59 per person Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam. --Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class meets the Hawaii State Law…

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Small Business Resilience Workshop

June 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Waikiki Business Improvement District Association, 227 Lewers Street
Honolulu, HI 96815
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FREE
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Small Business Resilience Workshop

June 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waikiki Business Improvement District Association, 227 Lewers Street
Honolulu, HI 96815
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FREE
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July 2018

Board of Directors Meeting (Preceded by Executive committee meeting)

July 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Neal Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States
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Hawaii Lodging, Hospitality and Food service Expo

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HRA Hawaii Lodging, Hospitality and Food service Expo Pau Hana

July 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pikake Room Neal S. Blaisedell Center, 777 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States
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August 2018

Marketing & Communications Committee Meeting

August 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Harris Agency, 2250 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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2018 Rainbow Buying Spree

August 8, 2018 - August 9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort and Spa, 2424 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu,
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FREE

Registration for the 2018 Rainbow Buying Spree has officially started! We hope to see familiar faces as well as new ones. Start off the event with an exciting celebrity chef cook-off where you can be the judge and try each of their creations. Then, walk over to the Regency Ballroom to our main event where you can sample new products and get ideas for your business. Then reward yourself for a hard day’s work with evening receptions to relax, eat,…

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Board of Directors Meeting (Preceded by Executive committee meeting)

August 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chef Zone, 2888 Ualena St
Honolulu, 96819
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Labor Day Mixer @LuckyStrike

August 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
LUCKY STRIKE SOCIAL, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd Suite 3260
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States
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$35
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2.5 HOUR SERVSAFE™ FOODHANDLER TRAINING

August 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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$59

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam. --Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 3 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class meets the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017. Beginning September 02, 2018 all placard holders are required to meet this food…

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September 2018

Serve Up Savings with Hawaii Energy

September 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, + Google Map
FREE

**FREE TO ATTEND, MUST RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 3 (MONDAY)** Back by popular demand, Hawai‘i Energy’s Serve Up Savings workshop teaches foodservice professionals how saving energy in the kitchen can actually improve cooking productivity, while still saving your business money! You'll learn to: Identify which equipment uses the most energy Break habits that are costing you extra money and impacting the quality of your food Calculate your own kitchen's potential savings using Hawaii Energy's rebates. This class includes a tour of the Kapi‘olani…

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8 HOUR SERVSAFE™ MANAGER TRAINING

September 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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$196

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health. CLICK…

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Maui Island Pau Hana with Where Maui Dining in Paradise

September 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Royal Ocean Terrace, Royal Lahaina Resort, 2780 Kekaa Dr.
Lahaina, HI 96761

RSVP to Sherry Ravago sherry.ravago@morris.com Tel: 808-387-1386

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SYSCO – HFM Foodservice 2018 Oahu Food Expo

September 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pomaika’i Ballroom, 735 Iwilei Rd,
Honolulu,, HI 96817 United States
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FREE

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Board of Directors Meeting (Preceded by Executive committee meeting)

September 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, 2885 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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Changed: Meeting is in the Conference Room adjacent to Wisp Restaurant. Please stay and join us for Pau Hana at the Wisp. Limited validated parking.  Parking across the street is also available.

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2.5 HOUR SERVSAFE™ FOODHANDLER TRAINING

September 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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$59

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam. --Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 3 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class meets the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017. Beginning September 02, 2018 all placard holders are required to meet this food…

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Kaua’i Island Pau Hana with Where Kaua’i Dining in Paradise

September 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hukilau Lanai at the Kauai Coast Resort, 520 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746

RSVP to Sherry Ravago sherry.ravago@morris.com Tel: 808-387-1386  

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SYSCO – HFM Foodservice 2018 Maui Food Expo

September 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The King Kamehameha Golf Club
FREE

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October 2018

Marketing & Communications Committee Meeting

October 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Harris Agency, 2250 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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SYSCO – HFM Foodservice 2018 Kona Food Expo

October 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilton Waikoloa
FREE

Aloha! Due to concerns over Tropical Storm Olivia, HFM FoodService’s Kona Food Expo has been moved to Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Hilton Waikoloa; Hilo Food Expo to Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo. For more information, please call 808-843-3236. Mahalo! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER/RSVP

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SYSCO – HFM Foodservice 2018 Hilo Food Expo

October 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grand Naniloa Hotel
FREE

Aloha! Due to concerns over Tropical Storm Olivia, HFM FoodService’s Kona Food Expo has been moved to Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Hilton Waikoloa; Hilo Food Expo to Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo. For more information, please call 808-843-3236. Mahalo! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER/RSVP

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SYSCO – HFM Foodservice 2018 Kauai Food Expo

October 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kauai Marriott Resort
FREE

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JOIN US for HRA’s Hilo Mixer – Oct 9 @ Cronies Bar & Grill

October 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cronies Bar & Grill, 11 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720

Questions/RSVP To: Sherry Ravago sherry.ravago@morris.com Tel: 808-387-1386

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8 HOUR SERVSAFE™ MANAGER TRAINING

October 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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$196

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health. CLICK…

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Board of Directors Meeting (Preceded by Executive committee meeting)

October 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chef Zone, 2888 Ualena St
Honolulu, 96819
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HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen Family Sunday

October 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hawaii Convention Center Honolulu, + Google Map

Kids won’t want to miss this chance to meet Food Network’s Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman and Disney’s Bizaardvark star Ethan Wacker! Keiki in the Kitchen is a day packed with food, fitness and fun at on the rooftop of the Hawaii Convention Center. We have a full schedule the whole family can enjoy! Cooking contest: The finalists of the Hawaii Gas Presents the Localicious Recipe Contest will whip up their fresh dish for the judges. Recipe submissions are now being accepted through Sept. 21—enter HERE.…

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HRA October Halloween Bash

October 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Buho Cocina Y Cantina, Waikiki Shopping Plaza (5TH FL), 2250 Kalakaua Ave #525, Honolulu, HI 96815
Honolulu, HI
$40 – $50

The Hawaii Restaurant Association Invites you to "HRA Halloween Bash" October 29th, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Live Music, Costume Contest, Prizes, Pupus, Beverages & MORE Buho Cocina Y Cantina Waikiki Shopping Plaza 2250 Kalakaua Ave #525, Honolulu, HI 96815 $40 HRA Members $48 Non HRA Members $50 at the door Limited tickets available For more info, call HRA at 808-944-9105

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November 2018

8 HOUR SERVSAFE™ MANAGER TRAINING

November 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hawaii Restaurant Association, 1314 S. King Street, Suite 624
Honolulu, HI 96826 United States
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$196

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health. CLICK…

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HRA Hall of Fame Induction and “Chefs of Aloha” Dine Around

November 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sheraton Waikiki, 2255 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
$200

Join us at     The 12th Annual  Hawaii Restaurant Association's Hall of Fame Induction  with the  “Chefs of Aloha” Dine Around Join the Hawaii Restaurant Association in celebrating the induction of the honorees to the 2018 HRA Hall of Fame. The inductees are select individuals who have “demonstrated dedication and commitment to the growth of the restaurant and food service industry in Hawaii, contributed to the enhancement of its quality and image, and demonstrated service through outreach.” A portion of the Proceeds…

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December 2018

Marketing & Communications Committee Meeting

December 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Harris Agency, 2250 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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January 2019

HRA New Year 2019 Holiday Party

January 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tiki’s Grill and Bar, Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, 2570 Kalakaua Ave,
Honolulu, 96815
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The Hawaii Restaurant Association Invites you to "Winter in Waikiki" January 9th, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Live Music, Prizes, World Class Food, Beverages & MORE Tiki's Grill and Bar Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel 2570 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 $55 HRA Members $75 Non HRA Members Limited tickets available For more info, call HRA at 808-944-9105  

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HRA Hilo Mixer

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hula Hulas, 93 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720
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For information contact: sherry.ravago@morris.com  

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Side work and tip credit webinar

January 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
WEBINAR United States

NOTE:  As a Hawaii HRA member, you get a DUAL Membership in the NRA, with the benefit of participation in programs they promote for members. Side work and tip credit webinar Join us for a new webinar on side work and the tip credit, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. Restaurant Law Center Executive Director Angelo Amador and Paul DeCamp, a partner at Epstein Becker & Green, will discuss the RLC’s litigation related to “side work” at restaurants that take…

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February 2019

“Business Concepts for the 21st Century”

February 8 @ 8:15 am - 12:30 pm
Pikake Room Neal S. Blaisedell Center, 777 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States

Aloha Licensees, You’re invited to the Honolulu Liquor Commission’s 2019 Symposium, “Business Concepts for the 21st Century.”  Our speakers and topics include: Susan Dworak and Sonya Sigler from Real Identities, LLC, presenting, “Fake ID’s and the Future of Identification.” Alan Yamamoto from the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division, asking the group, “Am I Compliant with OSHA/HIOSH Regulations?” Michael Miller from the Hawaii Restaurant Association, discussing, “How Investing in Customer Facing Technology Will Help Businesses Grow and Succeed.” Anna Hirai,…

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ServSafe™ Manager Training & Exam (Oahu)

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
TBD HI United States
$244

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health.…

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Board of Directors Meeting

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chef Zone, 2888 Ualena St
Honolulu, 96819
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HRA’s Board Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month Unless there is a large HRA event that month, such as Golf or Hall of Fame. The Board does not meet in December. Please remember to park upstairs.

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March 2019

ServSafe™ Manager Training & Exam (Maui)

March 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
TBD HI United States
$244

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health.…

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HFIA’s & HRA’s 2019 Pau Hana with Legislators

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1088 Bishop St LL13, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA, 1088 Bishop St LL13, , HI 96813, USA
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
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$25

HFIA’s & HRA's 2019 Pau Hana with Legislators March 7, 2019 at the Huki Lau Bar and Grill. Doors open at 6p. -8pm 1088 Bishop St LL13, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA Please Buy your ticket in advance $25 Online registration form: 2019 Pau Hana Plenty of parking in the executive center parking lot ask validation.

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ServSafe™ Manager Training & Exam (Oahu)

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
TBD HI United States
$244

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health.…

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HRA Sushi and Sake Pa`ina

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Shokudo, 1585 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu,

2 Drink Tickets and raffle prizes

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Board of Directors Meeting

March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chef Zone, 2888 Ualena St
Honolulu, 96819
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HRA’s Board Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month Unless there is a large HRA event that month, such as Golf or Hall of Fame. The Board does not meet in December. Please remember to park upstairs.

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Pau Hana Mixer

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tante’s Fishmarket Restaurant & Bar, 300 Maalaea Rd
Wailuku, HI 96793
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RSVP to Sherry Ravago sherry.ravago@morris.com or call 808-387-1386

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April 2019

“Let’s Get Cooking” HRAEF Launch Party

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Honolulu Coffee Experience Center, 1800 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
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$35

April 4th, 2019 @ 6pm Honolulu Coffee Experience Center 1800 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
Music, Prizes Pupus, Deserts, Beer and Wine.
$35 Pre-sale
$45 At the door
Limited tickets available

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ServSafe™ Manager Training & Exam (Oahu)

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
TBD HI United States
$244

Details: All participants must bring a valid picture ID to take exam.  Results are emailed in about 2 weeks from the test date, along with a digital copy of each certificate if the participant passed their exam. All certificates are valid for 5 years from date of issue from the National Restaurant Association. * This class exceeds the Hawaii State Law Food Code #50 requirements, passed September 2017.  Click here for details from the State of Hawaii, Department of Health.…

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Hawai’i Energy’s 2nd Annual Innovation Symposium

April 17 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sheraton Waikiki Resort, 2255 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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U.S. Department of Energy Senior Advisor Maria Vargas headlines an exciting day filled with informative energy-focused seminars and exhibits! Sheraton Waikiki Resort 2255 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 Click here for details!

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Board of Directors Meeting

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chef Zone, 2888 Ualena St
Honolulu, 96819
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HRA’s Board Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of each month Unless there is a large HRA event that month, such as Golf or Hall of Fame. The Board does not meet in December. Please remember to park upstairs.

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