The Voice of Hawai'i's Food & Beverage Industry

The Hawaii Food Industry Association actively promotes the interest of Hawaii's food and beverage retailers and suppliers through highly effective government relations and advocacy, member's education, industry and community relations.

 
 

Membership Benefits For All Types of Businesses

HFIA provides many fantastic networking opportunities and keeps you informed of issues that will help your business succeed.

 
 

HFIA Convention at Aulani Disney Resort & Spa

Join the HFIA for our 2022 annual convention
Aulani - A Disney Resort & Spa
October 28 - 30, 2022

Family-friendly event
Sponsorship/recognition opportunities
2.5 days of education, networking, and camaraderie

 
 

Events

HFIA hosts a number of networking, educational, and fundraising events throughout the year. These events help our members stay connected, stay informed, and give back to our community.

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The Voice of Hawai'i's Food & Beverage Industry

The Hawaii Food Industry Association actively promotes the interest of Hawaii's food and beverage retailers and suppliers through highly effective government relations and advocacy, member's education, industry and community relations.

HRG MAGAZINE

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The Hawaii Retail Grocer Magazine is the only comprehensive magazine and information source for the Hawaii Retail industry.

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HFIA

Events & Meetings

View Calendar of events to ensure you don’t miss out on any opportunities or updates to exchange ideas with other food industry professionals!

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MADE IN HAWAII

Festival

A 3-day festival at Ala Moana Center Presented by Mahi Pono and Produced By Hawaii Food Industry Association. Official Bank of MIHF is Central Pacific Bank. Official Airline of MIHF is Hawaiian Airlines.

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LOBBYING

Legislative Updates

View ongoing communcations and updates from the current legislative session concerning producers and retailers across the islands.

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Our Members

About Us

Established in 1972, the Hawaii Food Industry Association (HFIA) is a 501(C)(6) non-profit trade association whose mission is to actively promote the interests of Hawaii’s food and beverage retailers and suppliers through highly effective government relations and advocacy, member education and industry and community relations.

HFIA has been the leading voice of Hawaii’s Food Industry for over 50 years and represents over 200 member companies, including retailers, manufactures, distributors, and others connected to Hawaii’s food industry.

HFIA Executive Officers

Eddie Asato

Chair
The Pint Size Corp.

Gary Okimoto

Vice Chair
Safeway

Maile Miyashiro

Secretary/ Treasurer
C&S Wholesale

Lauren Zirbel

President & Executive Director
Hawaii Food Industry Association

John Schilf

Advisor
Rainbow Sales and Marketing

Paul Kosasa

Advisor
ABC Stores

Derek Kurisu

Advisor
KTA Superstores

Toby Taniguchi

Advisor
KTA Superstores

Joe Carter

Advisor
The Odom Corp. (Coca Cola/ AB)

Charlie Gustafson

Immediate Past Chairman
Tamura's Super Market