The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF) was established to enhance the restaurant and hospitality industry in Hawaii through service to the public through educational programs, industry engagement and promotion of the industry to future generations.

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Interested in Hawaii ProStart? It’s a great way to launch your culinary career. With hours of hands on training you will gain invaluable experience at the same time. Check out these links for more information.

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Hawaii ProStart Educator Resources The HRA Educational Foundation has many resources available for high school culinary arts and restaurant management educators.

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Hawaii ProStart prepares students for careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry. They gain valuable restaurant and foodservice skills through their academic and workplace experience. 

It’s a well-known fact that everything is bigger and better in Hawaii. Our approach to high school hospitality education is no exception to this rule. The HRA Educational Foundation took the benefits of the national ProStart program and added a Hawaiian  twist... Read More


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