HRA 2017 Annual Meeting Recap

On May 10, over 75 HRA members gathered at The Kahala Hotel & Resort for the HRA Annual Membership Meeting.

Highlights of the meeting included:

  • Announcement of HRA Pavilion at the Hawaii Lodging, Hospitality & Foodservice Expo on July 12 & 13 at the Blaisdell.
  • Legislative report including the controversial minimum wage bill that HRA was instrumental in defeating.
  • Membership report highlighting a 40% increase in membership over the prior year.
  • New partnerships to grow membership and increase the value of HRA membership.
  • Board Elections – new terms to take effect July 1, 2017

After the meeting, directors and members gathered for beverages and pupus on The Lanai.

0 Comments

Related Posts

September 2022 Executive Director’s Message

September 2022 Executive Director’s Message

I would like to take this moment to share with you, our valued members, all the activities the Hawaii Restaurant Association has been working on for October 2022.  To assist our member’s businesses in staffing up for the holidays, HRA has organized a FREE Hiring Event...

August 2022 Chairman’s Message

August 2022 Chairman’s Message

Aloha all, The Hawaii Restaurant Association’s mission is “to provide exceptional value through membership benefits, industry advocacy, community involvement, educational resources and networking opportunities.” I’d like to thank our Executive Committee for their...

July 2022 Chairman’s Message

July 2022 Chairman’s Message

Aloha all While 2022 has seen the sunsetting of Covid mandates and guidelines, it has also brought new challenges for the Hawaii restaurant industry. Hawaii has seen a 7-10% increase in labor and a 17-20% increase in food costs just since January.  Despite our best...