Hawaii Energy – Restaurant BONUS Offer!!

Hey restaurants, don’t miss out on 2x the rebates! Did you know that restaurants use approximately 5-7 more energy per square foot than other commercial buildings?  That can really cut into your revenue, so to help you out, Hawai’i Energy has DOUBLED their rebates for restaurant equipment until May 31!  That means twice the cash back for you on appliances like…

New Member Profile – Gecko Hospitality

Gecko Hospitality franchise partners and recruiters work as a team to ensure every one of our offices across North America finds and places only the best professionals from our nationwide database of top-tier candidates. Our CPC-certified team uses a rigorous interview process in combination with an applicant tracking system to connect professionals from our national…

February Executive Directors Message

Executive Director Message February 2020  HRA members had a ROARING great time at our Annual Holiday Party! Mahalo to the Hukilau Restaurant, Anheuser-Busch, Rainbow Sales & Marketing, Market Advantage, David Livingston, Duke’s Waikiki & all our sponsors & volunteers. Congratulations to our winners!  We share some photos below. See you next year! Join us on…

ProStart Chili Cook-off !!!

Attention Chili Lovers!   The HRA Educational Foundation is very excited to announce our next fundraiser to support their ProStart Program!   Please join us on March 7 at Koko Marina 11am-2pm for The Great Hawaiian Chili Cookoff! This fun event will feature teams from Kaiser HS, Leilehua HS and even Kohala HS from the Big Island who will…

Free Worksite Biometric Screenings with HMAA!

HMAA is pleased to offer FREE Blood Pressure and Body Composition screenings to HRA member businesses again this year! This is an easy and convenient way to incorporate wellness initiatives in the workplace and for employees to take the next step toward healthy living! Who is eligible Employers with an HMAA medical plan may host…

New Member Profile – Slateshore Recovery

Attention HRA Members Has your company accepted Visa or MasterCard branded credit cards between January 1, 2004 – January 24, 2019?  If so, you may be eligible to recover a portion of an approximate $6 Billion Settlement that was preliminarily approved by the court. New HRA member, Slateshore Recovery, is here to help you claim your settlement.…

1st Annual HRAEF Chili Cookoff

The HRA Educational Foundation is excited to announce that we have finalized the date of our next fundraiser! We will be holding the first annual Hawaiian Chili Cookoff on March 7 at Koko Marina! The event will be 11am-2pm and will be designed as a competition. Oahu ProStart high schools Kaiser and Leilehua as well…

Your Investment in Food Safety Training

Making sure your guests have delicious AND Safe Food should always be a top priority in your Restaurant. You should always reach for a higher standard for both. The higher standard for your food may be to feature local produce. The higher standard for Food Safety is ServSafe ® Food Managers Certification. Why is ServSafe…

January 2020 Executive Director Message

I would like to personally thank all of you for your continued support of our Hawaii Restaurant Association. In 2020, I look forward to seeing our food service industry grow even stronger! HRA has another action-packed year planned for our members! January 27th, Monday – HRA’s Annual Holiday Party. Roar into 2020 with industry leaders…