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Associate Membership

Links To Your Company Website

We will link to your website from hawaiifood.com. Your company logo, with a link to your web site, will be placed on the HFIA home page. This allows other industry members easy access to your company.

HFIA Weekly Update Email Bulletins

Out bulletins are the best way for you to keep up with all of the information you need to know to stay on top of your food industry business! Much research is required to construct this information, which is a key service the HFIA provides. Members contact HFIA for technical information on laws and regulations on a regular basis.

New Member Promotions

New Members will receive a profile story in the Hawaii Retail Grocer, a magazine that is distributed to the entire food industry in Hawaii.  This is a great way to promote your company and begin your networking process with our membership.  Your company name and website will be linked to our Weekly update e-mail and website thanking you for joining HFIA.

Networking Opportunities

HFIA events will help you build relationships with the people you do business with! These events promote camaraderie among members, while generating income to support HFIA’s educational and advocacy activities. Our events draw Hawaii’s top retailers and suppliers and provide attendees with ideal opportunities to share insights and build relationships. HFIA also hosts educational and social events where you can build relationships with your elected representatives.

Annual Associate-Level Member Dues:   $500

In addition to retailers, wholesalers manufacturers and brokers, over 30% of HFIA’ current members are associate-level members. Associate Members include firms that work with the food industry, such as transportation and shipping, financial institutions, media, services & repair, publishing, accounting firms, insurance and many more.

Associate membership is a great way to build and enhance lasting business relationships with the food industry


Meetings allow updates and exchange of ideas, problems, challenges, and new programs. Meetings include Board and General Meetings, and our Annual Convention, where members elect Directors, and receive the Annual Report. See our list of upcoming meetings and events.

Discount on Made in Hawaii Festival Exhibit Booth Space!

Starting in 2016, qualifying HFIA members accepted into the Made in Hawaii Festival are eligible to receive a $100 discount per booth. Click here to learn more about the Made in Hawaii Festival.

Bonus Benefits 

Membership with HFIA also includes discounts on a variety of products and services, compliments of our partnering companies who have made these benefits available exclusively to HFIA members in good-standing.  

Members are invited to take advantage of the following discount offers:  

5% discount on Hawaiian Airlines Coach Flights.  

Hawaiian Airlines is offering a 5% off discount on all transpacific and international coach flights when booked through the HFIA Preferred Affiliate Program. The web-link for this and other promotional offers made by Hawaiian Airlines is available to all HFIA Members in good standing through the HFIA members-only web portal.

Hawaiian Air Cargo – 10% discounts on inter-island shipping

HFIA members in good standing can now receive 10% off the already discounted market rate through Hawaiian Air Cargo. 
Rates inbound from neighbor island to HNL: $.33 per pound + $.10 Fuel +$.03 Security Fee = $.46 per pound.
Rate from Neighbor island to Neighbor Island (not via HNL):  $.25 per pound +$.10 Fuel + $.03 Security Fee = $.38 per pound.

Complimentary Emerald Club Membership at National, Enterprise and Alamo Car Rental.  

Exclusive HFIA discounted car rental benefits include complimentary Emerald Club membership, free upgrades and counter bypass. No more waiting in line!  

Office Max/Office Depot Discounts. 

HFIA Members are provided with access to our Office Depot Store Purchase Card which provides you with significant discounts on all your office supply needs.

Budget & Avis Car Rental Discounts.

Exclusive HFIA discounts are available for Hawaii and mainland rentals! 

10-15% off Aston Resort’s Best Available Rates. 

In addition to discounted room rates, HFIA members will also receive guaranteed upgrade to best available room, complimentary Wifi, Free newspaper, complimentary parking (at participating resorts), no amenity fee or resort fees, local and toll free calls free, Free Breakfast at some resorts, 24-hour cancellation policy; deposits waived, free in-room usage of safe, free/out fax service.  

Existing Members: 

To access discount codes/hot-links, please login to the "members-only" web portal HERE. Your username is your email, and your password can be set or re-set by selecting "forgot password." For assistance with logging into your member profile, please contact us! 

Not a member yet?  BECOME A MEMBER TODAY to take advantage of all benefits as a member of Hawaii's top advocacy association representing the food & beverage industry.