Hawaii Food

Industry Magazine

The Hawaii Food Industry Magazine is the only comprehensive magazine for the Hawaii Retail Food & Beverage Industry. As the official publication of HFIA, Hawaii Retail Grocer provides readers with insight on key policy issues, industry trends, company & product profiles, as well as highlights from HFIA networking and educational events.

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Spring 2023

Da Bux' Support to Residents Increases 2,500%
LFC Identifies Top Priorities for 2023
Hawaii Pasture to Hawaii Plate with Parker Ranch
HFIA Happy Days Social

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Summer 2023

MIHF Preview
Talk Story with HFIA's New Chair Gary Okimoto
Thank You to Our 2023 Convention Sponsors
HFIA Spring Golf Tournament
New Members

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Spring 2022

2021 Made in Hawaii Festival
How Can You Support Local – Without a Single Dollar?
Supply Chain Update
HFIA Convention, Together Again!
Mahalo to Our Convention Sponsors

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Summer 2022

HFIA's "The Godfather" 2022 Social
Growing Local in the Face of Climate Change
Hawaiian Chocolate & Cacao are Turning Up in Interesting New Products
HFIA Spring 2022 Golf Tournament

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Fall 2022

Agriculture in 50 Years
Derek Kurisu Hall of Famer
Food for Thought
Meet the New Chair Eddie Asato
Thank You Convention Sponsors

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Winter 2022

Made in Hawaii Festival
Sweet Success
2022 HFIA Convention

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Spring 2021

Spring Focus: New Growth
Hawaii's Vaccination Partners
HFIA's Legislative Day
Member Updates
State of Agriculture in Hawaii

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Summer 2021

Summer Focus: What's Next
Relaunching Made in Hawaii Festival
'Ulu: A Staple and Key to Food Security
Recycling Reimagined
Food Marketing Strategies

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Fall 2021

Grocers Support Local Ag and the Community
The Made in Hawaii Festival: Better Than Ever, More Important Than Ever
Talk Story with HFIA's New Chair Charlie Gustafson
New HFIA Board Members
HFIA Spring Golf Tournament
Why Are Prices Heating Up This Summer?
Mahalo to Our Convention Sponsors

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Winter 2021

How the Holidays Are Different in 2021
A Strong Venison Industry Offers an Environmental Solution
HFIA Members' GIft Guide
HFIA 2021 Chairman's Award Recipients
Mahalo to Our Convention Sponsors

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Spring 2020

The Future of Food: Companies Likely to Define & Shape the Future of the Food Industry
What Does Bill 40 Mean for You?
HFIA Annual Social Recap
HFIA Legislative "Talk Story" Recap
Update on French Wine Tarrifs

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Summer 2020

How Hawaii’s Food Industry Has Risen to the Challenges of COVID-19
Retailers on the Front Lines
SNAP and WIC Changes
Suppliers Step Up
Welcome New Members!

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Fall 2020

Feeding the Local Economy
HFIA’s Made in Hawaii Festival Virtual Online Marketplace - A New Way to Shop Local
Hawaii’s AgTech Future has Begun
Where's the Beef? A Look at Local Meat

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Winter 2020

How Local Restaurants Are Moving Forward
Remembering Ken Okimoto
School Closures Deepens Family Hardship
State Matches Private-Sector Donation to Boost ‘DA BUX’
HFIA’s Holiday Brunch
What 2020 Adaptations and Innovations will Endure?
Hawaii’s Reopening Update
Food Trends for 2021

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Holiday 2019

NGA Government Relations Team Column
CBD Regulations Update
Start With Strategy
Leveraging the Hawaii Brand
All the Sparkles
From Our Table to Yours
Members Giving Back
Vaping Products Cause Concern at State and Federal Level
Supply & Demand
What is IMO 2020 and What Does it Mean for Hawaii
2020 HFIA Event Calendar
Remembering Barry Taniguchi
HFIAʻs Casino Night Raises Funds for Hawaii Foodbank

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Spring 2014

RPCs Nix Cardboard Boxes for Produce
Down to Earth Launches e-Store
7-Eleven: New Stores, Products & Technologies
Bringing Home The Goods
Talk Story: GRC & Legislative Style
HFIA Superheroes and Villians a Social Bunch

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Summer 2014

Keoni Chang Represents Hawaii at FMI
University Cooperative Extension Makes 100
John Erickson Steps Up to the Plate
Tamura Family Values
HFIA, The Next Generation
Debate Rages Over GMO Foods & Labeling
Green, Yellow, Red: DOH Placards a Go
Aunty Lilikoi a sofi Award Finalist
WAFC Retail Management Certificate Program
HFIA Golf Tourney 2014

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Fall 2014

Buyer's Market: MIHF
After Hours: Networking Event Draws Members
Foodland Kehalani Opens
Exporting Aloha
Panel Discusses Moving Forward
Endless Fun at HFIA Convention

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Winter 2014

Cheers! Hawaii's Premium Liquor Market
Writing the Story of Your Life
What's Love Got to Do with it?
Holy Holidays!

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Spring 2013

Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha
New Products Review
The Future of Marketing is Mobile
Food Additives: Myths & Facts
Ewa Beach Abuzz with New Safeway Lifestyle Store
A Sociable Night at the Oscars

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Convention 2013

HFIA Buy-In: Lisa DeCoito New Secretary
The ABCs of a Business Evolution
Turning the Engine of HFIA: Stan Brown Takes Helm
Food Fight: Debate Rages Over GMO
Modern Marvel: World-Class Manufacturing in Hawaii
Ag Day at the Capital: Food Supply Chain Demo
Golf Tourney 2013

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Fall 2013

Finding a Bit of Everything at Pine Isle Market
For J's a Unique Salty & Sweet Succss
Hawaii's Ships Come In
Patience Pays Off For Down to Earth Customers
Convention Remix

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Holiday 2013

Debit Card Swipe Fee Reform
Maui Store Safeway's 21st
Blowind Smoke: Fact and Fiction Behind E-Smoking Devices
Get Smart: Getting a Grasp of Digital Marketing
Photons in Your Future
Healthy Holidays!
Connecting the Health Care Dots
The Heart of Giving
Honolulu Liquor Commission Finds Solution to Transfers

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Spring 2012

Safeway Center Opens Grand
HFIA Members Educated on COOL, NLSP & UHERO
Hall of Fame: A Lifetime of Achievement
Company Processes SEA of Coupons
Lauren Zirbel Named HFIA ED
Big Island Treasures Rooted in History
Board Meeting Connects the Health Care Dots
A Social Road to the Emerald City

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Summer 2012

Lei Fresh Finds Local Grown Food & Surviving the FDA
A Star is Born
Farm Fresh: From Seed to Market
Family Ties: For New HFIA Chair Alan Nakamura, It's All in the Ohana
Honoring the Unretiring Roger Godfrey
A Tourney to Remember
HFIA Takes a Spin at Ag Day
Whole Health: Anticipated Whole Foods Kailua Opens

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Fall 2012

Rainbow Fever Lives On
Out of the Box: Hawaii Distributors Take Detours on the Road to Retail
Second Time Secretary Derek Kurisu
Sueoka's of Kauai
Proposed Settlement with Card Companies Called Bad Deal
Finding Common Ground
WAFC Program Advances Promising Careers
Convention: Fun But Educational Too
Food, Family & Fame: HFIA's 2012 Convention

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Winter 2012

Legislative Update
Trends: Consumers Scared of Produce?
The Last Word
Foodland Fanfare
Banking on Food
Going Local
Made in Hawaii Festival
Sky's the Limit at Aloha Island Mart Kahala
SB 2228 Relating to Pseudoephedrine

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Spring 2011

HFIA Connects at the Capitol on Ag Day
Kurisu's Vision Bigger Than Big Island
Botti Double: One Man Packs an Impossibly Full Career
A Bedrock Social
Golf Tourney Heads Ewa

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Summer 2011

Traceability: Like Google for Your Food
HFIA Reloaded: How the Association is Retooling for the Future
Friendly Competition on Molokai
General Meeting Speaks in Specifics

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Fall 2011

Nancy China's Sweet Start
Down to Earth Goes Up in Kapolei
Home Grown: Sustainable Agribusiness in Hawaii
Maui Mainstays
Convention Convergence

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Winter 2011

A WAFC Program for Promotion
The Chefs of HFIA
Seasons of Giving
New Committes Take Action
Convention Convergence

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