Broken Boundary Brewery Breaks Out During Stay-At-Home

  Broken Boundary Brewery Breaks Out During Stay-At-Home At a time when the world has stopped and people are stuck at home, Broken Boundary Brewery has opened on Oahu. With their grand opening celebrations planned for March, they already had beer ready to be enjoyed. As beer is a necessity for all of us, they…

“Primo’s Long Lost Sister: Prima” A Guest Post by Paul Kan

Primo’s Long Lost Sister: Prima Beer a Guest Post by Paul Kan   Many of us remember or at least have heard of Primo Beer. In the late 1960s, this Hawaiian beer captured an astonishing 70 percent of the local beer market. With the label’s image of King Kamehameha I’s silhouetted profile featured on everything from…

Let’s Make a Firkin at Honolulu Beerworks!

A few weeks ago, Honolulu Beerworks ran an Instagram contest to celebrate their beer and can design. Thanks to a tip from Sally Greene, I posted a photo. As luck would have it, the two of us won! We were invited to go create a firkin cask, have lunch, and a few beers. It was…

HI Beer Friends RYSE Charity Raffle

Fans of craft beer form a community around our shared passion and enjoyment of those glorious liquids. One of the most active forums for the community in Hawaii is the HI Beer Friends Facebook group. Boasting almost 1,000 members across the islands and beyond, it’s become a place to share photos and events, ask for…

Stewbum & Stonewall Brewing Returns to Honolulu

When I first started getting into craft beer in Hawaii, one of my favorite places to go was Stewbum & Stonewall Brewing Company at their original location in Kaneohe. The beer styles were what I was used to growing up, so I always made an excuse to drop by for some tasters and a growler….

Hana Koa Brewing Co. – Oahu’s Newest Brewery!

Hana Koa Brewing Co. opened its doors this weekend to a series of private events for friends, family, industry, and others who shared in Josh Kopp and Chrissie Pinney’s adventure into building a community brewery. The grand opening will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, and will be open six days a week 11am…