Your Advocate in the Industry

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is the organization unifying, representing and supporting the Hawaii restaurant and food service industry

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.

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  • Networking & Community Engagement
  • Education & Future Employee Development
  • Special membership discounts
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Left to right: Executive Director Sheryl Matsuoka, Government Relations Lead Victor Lim, Honorable Governor David Ige, Chairman Tom Jones, Chairman Greg Maples

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Reserve your Space for the Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show

Reserve your Space for the Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show

Reserve your space for the Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show on September 22-23, 2021 The Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show is a partnership with Hawaii Restaurant Association, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and Star Events to showcase the very best in the...

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