CREATING WEALTH

Why would  you buy and own a fee simple commercial space at Niu  Valley Center as an investment and/or an owner operator? We all understand the importance of buying and owning a home, but the same holds true for your business.  Niu Valley Center is converting to a retail/commercial condominium. This conversion will give a…

Salmonella on Oahu

You probably have heard about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to limu poke. The announcements by the DOH have confirmed that a Kahuku farm, Marine Agrifuture LLC (also known as Olakai Hawaii) is the source. At least 14 people have been sickened starting in mid-October, including children.  Four people have been hospitalized.  Salmonella…

Location Location Location?

It’s the oldest mantra in real estate history, but is it true that a great location is the single biggest factor in ensuring your restaurant’s success?  Well, that depends. While a good location with high volumes of foot traffic and lots of visibility is undoubtedly a big factor in a restaurant’s success, it isn’t the…

Executive Director’s Message: October 2016

We talk a lot about rising employee costs, what with minimum wage going up each year until it reaches $10.10 by January 1st, 2018. In addition, other employee related costs are also going up. But that is only part of the problem when it comes to restaurant staffing, the first concern is where to find…

September 2016 Events: Hawaii Tourism Conference, Suisan Food Show

Hawaii Tourism Conference HRA participated in the Hawaii Tourism Conference on Sept 27-30 at the Hawaii Convention Center. The global tourism industry was in attendance bringing together major stakeholders from around the world, celebrating Hawaii’s unique culture and attractions, with a full week of collaboration and networking on industry-leading vision, best practices and solutions. HRA…