Recent News

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

What is ERC and how can it help my restaurant?

What is ERC and how can it help my restaurant?

Eligible restaurants can now access ERC for both 2020 and 2021 for eligible employee wages as long as these specific payroll wages and/or group benefits were not directly paid with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan funds. Employers can access up to $5,000 per...

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October 2021 Executive Director’s Message

October 2021 Executive Director’s Message

The Hawaii Restaurant Association in partnership with The National Restaurant Association has been the leader in supporting restaurants. Especially during this pandemic. HRA sent out information & held webinars on Payroll Protection Plan, Restaurant Revitalization...

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Hawai’i COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Sites

Hawai’i COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Sites

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  Information on the COVID vaccine:...

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James Beard Foundation – Industry Research Study

James Beard Foundation – Industry Research Study

The James Beard Foundation is conducting a research study to better understand what the future of the industry looks like, the needs of operators and employees, and the interests of workers to persist in the industry. The "Food and Beverage Industry Benchmark Study"...

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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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