HRA EF April 2021 Newsletter

Our Haumana Fundraiser which is a partnership with Honolulu Coffee Company (HCC) has started off with a bang!   In March, we sold 237 bags of Haumana Blend coffee. Wow!   We are setting a goal to sell 500 bags of Haumana Blend by the end of April 2021 and we need your support!  …

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HRA Executive Directors Message April 2021

I feel it is important to express my gratitude to all of you, our treasured members. Over the last quarter I want to thank those members who have shown support either through written testimonies, directly calling our elected officials, and being present at our many Zoom meetings. A special Mahalo to Victor Lim, our Government…

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The Hawaii Dining Out Directory

The Hawaii Dining Out Directory!   The Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Hawaii Dining Out Directory is the only list that is searchable by zip codes.   The Hawaii Dining Out Directory list has updated categories for your guests to search, including: Outdoor Dining & Family Meal Packs.   Please check out our list of over 1,200…

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April 2021 Chairman’s Message

April 2021 Chairman’s message   Aloha mai kākou   I want to first give my sincere thanks and gratitude to Sheryl Matsuoka and her team for all they do for us.  I cannot tell you how many untold hours they spend on our behalf.  They have been so effective in everything they do for the…

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A New HRA partnership with SBC Benefits

Member Benefits The Hawaii Restaurant Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with SBC Benefits.  SBC Benefits is able to offer our members, and their employees, various cost-effective benefits to help protect them and their families. As part of being a valued member of the Hawaii Restaurant Association, we are constantly looking for cost-effective…

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March 2021 Executive Directors Message

Aloha Members, we are quickly approaching the compliance deadline for Ordinance No. 19-30 (AKA Bill 40), which becomes effective April 1st, 2021. The Hawaii Restaurant Association, along with the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Hawaii Food Industry Association, and the Retail Merchants of Hawaii are working tirelessly to submit a joint industry application seeking a 2…

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The Hawaii Dining Out Directory!

The Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Hawaii Dining Out Directory is the only list that is searchable by zip codes!   The Hawaii Dining Out Directory list has been updated with a new category for your guests to search, including: We accept the HRC-Holiday Business Card, Outdoor Dining & Meal Packs.   Please check out our list…

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Member Benefits at Office Depot

Office Depot As a member of the Hawaii Restaurant Association you now have access to exclusive members-only discounts at Office Depot and OfficeMax. Save up to 80% off the officedepot.com regular prices on our Best Value List of preferred products with free delivery on qualifying orders of $50 or more. Click here www.1800member.com/od-hra  to start…

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HIOSH – Fines have gone up!!

As Employers, you need to keep a safe workplace for your staff as well as your guests. HIOSH is the department that inspects and enforces OSHA rules and regulations here in Hawaii. HIOSH covers facilities from the huge food and construction facilities, to the little corner restaurant. Your management team is responsible for employee safety.…

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HRAEF partners with Honolulu Coffee Company!

The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF) has partnered with Honolulu Coffee Company, Hawaii’s finest coffee roaster, to create a special “Haumana Blend” which is special roast to support the ProStart Fundraiser which will provide much needed funds directly to our local high schools culinary programs! Honolulu Coffee Co. retail coffee shop locations throughout O’ahu…

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The Hawaii Dining Out Directory!

The Hawaii Dining Out Directory!    The Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Hawaii Dining Out Directory is the only list that is searchable by zip codes!    The Hawaii Dining Out Directory list has been updated with a new category for your guests to search, including: We accept the HRC-Holiday Business Card, Outdoor Dining & Meal Packs.…

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February 2021 Executive Directors Message

Aloha Members!! it is that time again and we are asking all of you for your much needed support with this upcoming legislative session. There are many bills being introduced that will affect how we do business and ultimately our continued existence. We have all had to endure many hardships over this last year and…

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