Both the scenery and people of Hareid welcome you to a variety of activities. The municipality of Hareid has a rich, varied cultural life, with particularly strong singing and musical traditions. It has several school bands, brass bands, string orchestras and pop groups. Hareid Amateur Theatre has traditions going all the way back to 1911.
Many new service and industrial companies have created interesting employment oppurtunities in Hareid.
Good communications and well-regulated industrial areas attract companies to settle in Hareid. The container port, with its deepwater quay and terminal building, makes it easy for companies to ship out goods.
Hareid has recently developed into a modern industrial municipality. It has a wide variety of commercial operations, providing jobs in the furniture, fishprocessing, concrete, timber and IT-services industries, as well as in the shipping and other maritime industries. Some of these are world leaders in their field. The largest workplaces are in Hjørungavåg and the centre of Hareid, and there are plenty of job oppurtunities available.