Special Offers

First Insurance Company of Hawaii is Hawaii’s oldest and largest property and casualty insurer domiciled in Hawaii. First Insurance, a member of the Tokio Marine North America (TMNA) group of companies, enjoys an “A+” rating from A.M. Best Co. Proud of it’s broadly experienced, service-oriented local staff, First Insurance employs over 250 insurance professionals and distributes its products through 27 independent general agencies. As Hawaii’s largest commercial insurance provider, we offer customized insurance solutions for small businesses, including restaurants. Through our Restaurant Safety Program, restaurant owners can take advantage of preferred pricing, specialized coverage and safety credits.

Whatever the type of restaurant you may own, we can provide the right coverage to give you peace of mind so you can focus on helping to grow your business.To get a quote, contact your independent insurance agent or reach out to an agency in our extensive network. To learn more about First Insurance Company of Hawaii, visit www.ficoh.com today!

HMAA is the exclusive Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Association Health Plan offering for HRA Regular members and other qualified HRA members. Eligible – HRA members get preferred pricing on the HRA Association Health Plan with HMAA, making group health insurance costs more affordable for your business and employees. Regardless if you’re a small or large business, you do not have to wait for your health plan’s renewal period to take advantage of this offer. The savings potential will vary by company. HMAA’s medical plans cover traditional and comprehensive alternative care including chiropractic, naturopathic, acupuncture, and massage therapy. Additional benefits include dental and orthodontia, prescription, vision, and life insurance. Because HMAA is passionate about your health, they also offer a variety of wellness services and discounts such as their innovative Baby & Me maternity programming and free colorectal cancer screening. Their extensive provider network includes nationwide access to physicians and free 24/7 telemedicine service.

For more information and to request a quote, visit www.hmaa.com/healthplans or

Contact Sales at sales@hmaa.com and 808-791-7616 (toll-free 800-621-6998 x308).

Triple F Distributing

J.T.M. Food Group is a forward-thinking food-processing company still rooted in the same principles of the original butcher shop: quality and value. For four generations, the campus of food professionals at J.T.M. have provided great-tasting, on-trend, quality foods to customers who demand the best.


Working together, J.T.M. and its food service partners have time and time again been able to identify opportunities in the marketplace and satisfy consumer needs with innovative and proprietary menu items.


J.T.M. prides itself in delivering product on time and on budget so it’s there when you need it most. Partnering with distributors both big and small allows you easy access to quality J.T.M. products your customers desire.


Partnering with J.T.M. means working with some of the industry’s best, including a dedicated team of sales and marketing professionals. The J.T.M. team will work hand in hand with your operation to make sure your next product rollout is a success.

For more information or samples, please contact Mike Griffith at (808) 284-0001 or mikegriffith@jtmfoodgroup.com

Alsco, Linen and Uniform Rental Services; Rental 20% off All Direct Sale Purchases for HRA members. Alsco will offer 15% off the first month of a new or renewed 3 year rental contract or 15% off the first two months of a new or renewed 5 year rental contract. ALSCO has Tee Shirts, Polo Shirts, industrial wear and Chef wear. Ask about our embroidery and delivery. Contact Debbie Atonio @ 808-834-7526 datonio@alsco.com

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly. As a global leader in music rights management, BMI serves as an advocate for the value of music, representing more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 650,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. HRA members receive a 5% discount for their membership and another 5% discount when they license and/or pay in full online at www.bmi.com/ede. When licensing or paying online, HRA members receive all of the applicable discounts (including an additional 10% discount for timely payment) as they move through the licensing/payment process. For more information about music licensing or the BMI partnership, contact Josh Lagersen at jlagersen@bmi.com or 800-925-8451.

Dale Carnegie Training Hawaii
The most successful companies invest in their most important asset, THEIR EMPLOYEES!
Dale Carnegie Training drives your business results by sharpening your team’s communication and leadership skills, self confidence and stress management. We offer the gold standard Dale Carnegie Skills For Success Course, Leadership Training for Managers, Relationship Selling, High Impact Presentations courses and a wide array of custom company training programs tailored to your specific needs.

See the schedule of courses here.

HRA members receive a $100 discount for each Dale Carnegie Course enrollment and 50% tuition assistance if your company qualifies for the State of Hawaii Employment Training Fund Program. For more information and to reserve a seat in the next class, contact Jan Kaeo at 808-538-3253 or email jankaeo@dalecarnegiehawaii.com

Clean Supply Mister that quickly sanitizes surfaces without making the surfaces wet. It’s very easy and convenient to use, and cuts down on sanitizing time.

Everyday pricing is: $125.00 per unit. HRA members cost is $100.00 per unit. Get them while supplies last. Cleaning solution, which contains alcohol and hydrogen peroxide, is available for $60.00 per case of 4 1-gallon containers.

Please contact Heather Pence H.Pence@hawaiianspringswater.com for ordering information.

Hawaii Dental Service (HDS) is the leading dental benefits provider in the State, offering the largest network of participating dentists in Hawaii. Visit HawaiiDentalService.com to search for a dentist, check your eligibility and plan benefits, access your benefits statements and dental history, or check the status of your claims. HRA members receive preferred plan rates, comprehensive benefits, and dental plan options for small and large employers. If you’re interested in an HDS dental plan for your company, please contact:

LYNNE HONDA | Account Executive

Tel: (808) 529-9204 | Cell: (808) 282 8702

Email: lhonda@hawaiidentalservice.com

For over 50 years, HONBLUE has been a recognizable and trusted brand in Hawaii. HONBLUE consistently thinks beyond the paradigms of a standard printing company, utilizing the best technologies and systems to better serve our clients in diverse industries. Our services include: AEC print services, commercial and digital printing, large format graphics, and print equipment. We are a family business, locally owned and operated, and an active participant in our community.

We have a special offer just for HRA members! Get 10% off ALL PRODUCTS on our retail website https://print.honblue.com/. Enter promo code HRA10 at checkout.

Please visit our main website https://www.honblue.com/ for more information about HONBLUE and let us know how we can assist your business with any printing needs.

Is your restaurant ready for the NEW NORMAL? While the current pandemic has caused many of us to change the way we are doing business, restaurants must make sure they have the tools needed to keep customers and staff safe.   Obun Hawaii has been providing Hawaii business with their printing needs for the past 50 years and can help you with safety and security printing.

We are more than ink on paper. We provide personal customer service to make sure we match the best print materials with your need to obtain the best results.

HRA members will receive a 10% discount on all safety signage, whether it is tamper seals, sanitizing verification signs, or safety label signage.

Call us today at 808 591-6286 or email at info@obunhawaii.com and stand out in the NEW NORMAL.

As a member of the Hawaii Restaurant Association you now have access to exclusive members-only discounts at Office Depot and OfficeMax. Save up to 80% off the officedepot.com regular prices on our Best Value List of preferred products with free delivery on qualifying orders of $50 or more. Click here www.1800member.com/od-hra  to start saving.
Peter B Food Safety Audits

Providing onsite audits to restaurants and food facilities throughout Hawaii, working with Peter B Food Safety Audits as part of your Food Safety Plan can identify areas of opportunity to improve your operations level Food Safety.

Audits feature a site walk thru that include observations of the facility, staff observations and review of procedures and documents. A written scored report is prepared and reviewed with the management team. Peter B will be available to answer additional questions on Food Safety.

Audits can be conducted monthly, quarterly or bi-annually. Vendor Compliance and Supplier Audits are also available. As Peter B is a local provider, our prices are reasonable, and for HRA members, we are offering a 15% discount on a single audit to new accounts!

Contact Peter Bellisario at peter@peterbfoodsafety.com or call 808-491-7766


PSH Insurance, Inc. provides Employee Benefit and HR Consulting services for Hawaii Restaurant Association members.  For further information, please visit our website at www.pshinsurance.com or contact Sherri Lynn Ablao at (808) 531-6211.

Sustainable Island Products is a family-owned, Hawaii-based distributor of more than 450 compostable and recyclable products. We supply eco-friendly and sustainable alternatives to many single-use items routinely used in Big Island restaurants, grocery stores, schools, hotels, and offices. SIP’s product lines include cold cups, deli containers, hot cups and soup containers, cutlery, plates, clamshells, napkins, paper towels, pizza boxes, glass bottles, and jars.

An essential part of our mission is to take responsibility for doing everything we can to protect our beautiful island home. As part of this commitment, we recently became a Certified B Corporation, constantly striving to find new ways to be more economically and environmentally sustainable. We believe our legacy is intimately linked to environmental stewardship. That’s why we guarantee the compostable nature of our products as well as the quality of their performance. Every day, we create a positive social impact while fostering a more natural and healthy Hawaiian economy.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Elkjer at elizabeth@sustainableislandproducts.com 808.769.4905 or visit their website at www.sustainableislandproducts.com

Triple F Distributing
Triple F Distributing Specializing in Janitorial, Bar and Paper Products.  For nearly 40 years, we’ve been happily building relationships with businesses and vendors in Hawaii. Founded in 1978 by Fred Salassas, we continue to follow the same philosophy that Fred built his success on: “Build solid relationships by providing excellent service at a fair price.”  HRA members get a $50 credit for all new customer orders of $300 or more.  Mention HRA deal when ordering.  http://www.fffhawaii.com/
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Hawaii Robotics is the leader and pioneer in bringing innovative service robots to Hawaii. With our robots, we seek to provide operational solutions, positive customer interactions, and smoother workflow experiences in many industries including Restaurants, Medical Clinics, Hotels, and more. We define ourselves through our commitment to our clients and endless drive for innovation.

HRA members will receive a $300 discount for each unit purchased.

For more information, contact hello@hawaiirobotics.co or visit our website www.hawaiirobotics.co, and let us know how we can integrate our robots into your business to meet your needs.

Triple F Distributing

VEDGEco is the first nationwide vegan foodservice distributor supplying uncompromisingly delicious plant-based meats, seafoods, dairy, and eggs to foodservice operators across the U.S. With our roots and originating warehouse in Kailua, we are proud to bring plant-based options to restaurants, grocers, and businesses across Hawai’i.

With VEDGEco, you get:
1. Free shipping on orders over $250
2. Same-week delivery (on orders placed by Wednesday, 8pm HT)
3. No order minimums or membership fees
4. Discounts on hassle-free Autoship deliveries

Special HRA Members Offer: Receive a $250 gift card to apply to your first order at VEDGEco! Email our team at plus@vedgeco.com to redeem.