HRA Holiday Party Recap: Winter in Waikiki

 HRA Executive Director Sheryl Matsuoka and Incoming Chair Tom Jones of Gyotaku Japanese Restaurants

HRA 2018 Annual Holiday Party

Host Michael Miller of Tiki’s and Kuana Torres Kahele

HRA’s Annual Holiday Party kicked off at 5:30 p.m. on January 9th in the Lava Tube and Lanai of Tiki’s Grill & Bar for three hours of cocktails, heavy pupus and gelatos.

Mahalo to all of the Restaurants, Beverage Sponsors, and Event Partners who participated!

Guests enjoyed delicious heavy pupus from:

Tiki’s Grill & Bar and Duke’s Waikiki.

And gelato for dessert from  IL Gelato.

Emcee Dan Pence of Hawaii Volcanic

Guests enjoyed beverages from:

  • Goose Island
  • Spiked Seltzer
  • Golden Road
  • SKYY Vodka
  • Bacardi
  • Constellation Brands Beer & Wine
  • Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Paradise Beverages
  • Pepsi

HRA Chair Kelii Gouveia of Duke’s Waikiki

UH Manoa Travel Hospitality Professor Jerry Agrusa,and honored guest HLTA President & CEO Mufi Hanneman.

Courtesy of Hawaii Volcanic, guests were graced with entertainment by Na Hoku Hanohano award-winners, Kuana Torres Kahele and Na Palapalai.  Their voices filled the room and made Winter in Waikiki a perfect evening!

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