About HFIA

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.

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HFIA has been the leading voice of Hawaii’s Food Industry for over 40 years. HFIA represents over 200 member companies, including retailers, manufactures, distributors, brokers and others connected to Hawaii’s food industry. HFIA serves as the liaison between government and the food industry and has been directly involved in the passage or defeat of most legislation affecting our industry. Many times, HFIA may be the only organization in the state representing your interests.

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Click here to read our legislative update for more information on issues and bills HFIA is actively working on.


HFIA is the premier organization committed to an effective and efficient system to provide Hawaii consumers the highest of quality products, with a powerful impact to Hawaii’s social, economic, and legislative environment

Glenn K. Muranaka, President & General Manager, Meadow Gold Dairies
Board Of Directors

Retailers

ABC Stores – Paul Kosassa
Aloha Island Mart – Lisa Decoito
Down to Earth Organic & Natural – Mark Fergusson 
Foodland Supermarkets – Andy Kawano
Foodland Supermarkets – Ed Treschuk
KTA Super Stores – Derek Kurisu
KTA Super Stores – Toby Taniguchi 
KTA Super Stores – Barry Taniguchi
Safeway – Carl Fukushima
Seven-Eleven – Glenn Nagatori 
Tamrua’s Fine Wine & Liquors – Glenn Tamura 
Tamura's Super Market – Cliff Tamura 
Times Supermarket – Floyd Mikasa
Waianae Store – Kit Okimoto

Associates

American Savings Bank – Larry Ishii 
Centerscale Automation – 
Miyuki Hirano-Hollingworth
Honolulu Star Advertiser – Jay Higa
Matson Navigation – Bryan Gomes
Pasha Hawaii – Michael Ohashi
Young Brothers, Ltd. – Keith Kiyotoki







 

Suppliers

Acosta Sales & Marketing – Stan Brown
Advantage Webco – 
Rahn Ogino 
Anheuser-Busch – Lyle Akasaki 
Armstrong Produce – Kelvin Shigemura 
C&S Wholesale Grocers – Beau Oshiro
Coca-Cola Bottling of Hawaii – Joe Carter
Diamond Bakery – Gary Yoshioka
Dole Foods Hawaii – Bryce Zane
Frito-Lay – Jeremy Cotten
Gouvea's & Purity Foods – Eddie Asato
Higa FoodService – Shane Wright
Ito-En USA – Leighton Horiuchi

 



Suppliers

KYD, Inc. – Dexter Yamada
L.H. Gamble – Scott Gamble
Meadow Gold Dairies – John Erickson
Ohana Sales & Marketing – James Payne 
Pepsi Beverages Company – Johnny Romero
The Pint Size Corporation – Brian Christensen
Punalu’u Bake Shop – Bonny Amemiya
Rainbow Sales & Marketing – John Schilf
Southern Wine & Spirits – Warren Shon
Wholesale Unlimited, Inc. – Wayne Yamada 
Young's Market Company – Hugh Duncan


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