Together We Rise to Make a Difference


Support restaurants impacted by the Maui wildfires through these crowdfunding links, established by HRA members

Restaurant Day

Support HRA restaurants donating part of their sales to Maui relief every first Tuesday beginning September 5, 2023.

2023 Hall of Fame

At the Sheraton Waikiki Ballroom, Sept 18, 5-9:30PM. A portion of the proceeds support Kokua for Maui & HRA Educational Foundation.

Add Your Crowdfunding

If you were affected by the Maui fires, please add your crowdfunding campaign link by completing this form.

Add Your Restaurant

Click here to Join us by donating part of your sales to Maui relief every first Tuesday beginning September 5, 2023.

The HRA is gathering donations for Maui relief, offering food, water, medical supplies, and shelter while aiding long-term recovery.

Membership Benefits

As a busy restaurant operator, think of HRA’s restaurant membership as your trusted advisor and resource when navigating your business. We can provide legal resources, training and certification for you and your staff, advocacy representation, operations support, and community engagement as part of your membership. There is strength in numbers – joining the HRA pledges your support to the foodservice and restaurant industry.

  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Networking & Community Engagement
  • Education & Future Employee Development
  • Special membership discounts
  • News-Resources-Support

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Left to right: Executive Director Sheryl Matsuoka, Government Relations Lead Victor Lim, Honorable Governor David Ige, Past Chair Tom Jones, Past Chair Greg Maples

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