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Hawaii

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

Restaurants are a driving force in Hawaii’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.

3,370

Eating and drinking place locations in Hawaii in 2015

$4.5 billion

Projected sales in Hawaii's restaurants in 2016

90,600

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Hawaii in 2016 = 15% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 7.2% = 6,500 additional jobs, for a total of 97,100 jobs by 2026.

Hawaii's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Mazie Hirono (D)
Brian Schatz (D)
3,370
63,400

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Mark Takai (D)
Tulsi Gabbard (D)
TOTAL
1,872
1,498
3,370
35,216
28,184
63,400

*Hawaii's 63,400 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 90,600 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

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Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015