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

July 2022 Chairman’s Message

July 2022 Chairman’s Message

Aloha all While 2022 has seen the sunsetting of Covid mandates and guidelines, it has also brought new challenges for the Hawaii restaurant industry. Hawaii has seen a 7-10% increase in labor and a 17-20% increase in food costs just since January.  Despite our best...

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PRINTED MENUS ARE SO 2012

PRINTED MENUS ARE SO 2012

WHAT’S THE SOUP OF THE DAY? Today it’s Hawaiian Oxtale, but tomorrow it’ll be Cream of Sadness if your marketing and print materials aren’t up to snuff. When it comes to staying on top in the restaurant game, keeping a vivacious, lively set of menu items is tantamount...

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May 2022 Executive Director’s Message

May 2022 Executive Director’s Message

Hawaii Restaurant Association’s Town Halls are a fantastic opportunity to speak with and learn more about our candidates. This month our Town Halls featured candidates for Governor and next is the opportunity to hear directly from the Lieutenant Governor Candidates....

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April 2022 Executive Director’s Message

April 2022 Executive Director’s Message

The HHRS team consists of The Hawaii Restaurant Association, The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and Star Events who all worked tirelessly to make sure this year's Hawaii Hotel and Restaurant Show was our best one yet. And it was a huge success on all targets...

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Mālama 808 – Take the Pledge

Mālama 808 – Take the Pledge

Mālama 808 www.malama808.com What is MALAMA 808? Mālama 808 is a shared mission among restaurants and businesses that promotes best practices for litter prevention. We encourage our employees and customers to join in support of litter prevention. We also encourage...

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Restaurants of Hawaii Show on ThinkTech Hawaii

Restaurants of Hawaii Show on ThinkTech Hawaii

Watch the bi-weekly Hawaii Restaurant Association "Restaurants of Hawaii" Show on ThinkTech Hawaii WATCH NOW ThinkTech Hawaii is a Hawaii nonprofit founded in 2001 and dedicated to raising public awareness through civic engagement by citizen journalist hosts and...

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