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HMAA Benefits

“Since announcing our partnership with HMAA in May, we are happy to say there are more than 20 active HRA restaurant members receiving cost savings by participating in our association health plan! I encourage more members to take advantage of the preferred pricing and many benefits offered through this exclusive partnership. Since there is no…

Hua Momona Farms Story

A few years ago Gary Grube, his wife Kathy and daughter Michelle along with then boyfriend Antonio Brunetti made a visit from Chicago. The Grubes have made the trek to Maui just about every year since their honeymoon visit in 1989. They met organic farmer extraordinaire READ MORE>>>>   Adam Quinn 808.870.5492 adamquinn@mac.com

National Restaurant Survey

Keeping track of Hawaii with a National Restaurant Association Survey In an effort to track how our industry is doing through good and tough economic times and provide its members with important benchmark information, the HRA is teaming up and NRA to gather information through the NRA’s short monthly economic survey. The survey takes less…

New Member Profile-SpiceHawaii

Aloha HRA ‘Ohana, High-school sweethearts Ajanta & Che enjoy traveling experiences across 4 continents before relocating to Hawaii from New York City. Their Clean Energy + Clean Food is making waves on our Islands. Chef Ajanta, an educator in Early Childhood Education for over 24 years, is the culinary magic behind the fresh rice crepes, a…

October Executive Directors Message

A big Mahalo to everyone who helped us celebrate our 13th Annual Hall of Fame and Congratulations to all of this year’s inductees. It truly was an honor to be a part of the evening’s magic!   And, we couldn’t have done it without all of our inductees who dedicated themselves to our industry, 16…

Hall of Fame 2019 –24 Karat Culinary Magic

You could feel the magic in the air as you arrived at the Sheraton Waikiki, there is something very special about Waikiki sunsets. And, on September 23rd, the sunset was a glorious golden color! As all of our 500+ attendees arrived to our 13th Hawaii Restaurant Association Hall of Fame, everyone’s focus was on our…