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The most important news, offers, and updates from HRA and our trusted partners.

ServSafe celebrates Food Safety Month!!

ServSafe celebrates Food Safety Month!!

September is National Food Safety Month. For 2021, ServSafe has weekly information that include webinars, posters, team activities and blogs. Very timely covid-19 safety tips are helpful in keeping your staff and guests safe. There are also tips on de-escalating...

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Testing & Vaccination Sites Island Wide

Testing & Vaccination Sites Island Wide

Find a COVID-19 testing site: ● Kaua‘i County ● City and County of Honolulu ● Hawai‘i County ● Maui County Find a COVID-19 vaccination site: ● Kaua‘i County ● City and County of Honolulu ● Hawai‘i County ● Maui County County Information on the COVID vaccine:...

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Social Media Caveats to avoid

Social Media Caveats to avoid

I was recently looking at some random social media reviews of restaurants, and a couple of trends stuck out to me. Aside from complaints on reservations and service, staff hygiene habits were a concern that your guests are more atuned to, and are apt to comment on it....

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September 2021 Executive Directors Message

September 2021 Executive Directors Message

Want to make a difference by getting more involved in the restaurant industry? Join a Hawaii Restaurant Association committee We have many opportunities to serve. The HRA Events Committee has started planning 2022 events which include the Hall of Fame Gala & Golf...

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Saving money AND power with Hawaii Energy

Saving money AND power with Hawaii Energy

Introducing ... Hawaii Energy's EmPOWER Grant Program! Our newest Grant program will provide reimbursement funding to Hawai'i's small businesses and nonprofits interested in implementing energy efficiency projects at their facilities. This would include restaurants in...

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HMAA Continues to Help Restaurants with Medical Coverage

HMAA Continues to Help Restaurants with Medical Coverage

HMAA Continues to Help Restaurants with Medical Coverage As our Signature Corporate Sponsor, HMAA supports our members with exclusive PPO Association Health Plans. This partnership not only benefits our members directly but also the association and the industry as a...

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HRA Members can save on Back to School and Office Supplies

HRA Members can save on Back to School and Office Supplies

Dear Hawaii Restaurant Associtation Member, Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a student in grade school or college, a great set of school supplies can help them feel prepared and eager to learn. Buying school supplies can prove costly, and savvy students and...

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ProStart Instructors Quarterly Meeting

ProStart Instructors Quarterly Meeting

Thank you to all the Hawaii ProStart instructors who participated in the HRA Education Foundation’s very first quarterly meeting on July 29th. And, to those who were unable to join us, we look forward to welcoming you at our next meeting on Thursday October 28, 2021....

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Find a COVID testing site near you!

Find a COVID testing site near you!

To get tested for COVID or learn more about COVID-19 Visit for trusted sources on COVID-19 information and for testing locations and information. https://www.oneoahu.org/covid19-testing https://testinglocations.alohasafe.org

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