Outside the Kona Brewing Co. Tap Room in Kona, Hawaii

Outside the Kona Brewing Co. Tap Room in Kona, Hawaii

Kona Brewing Co.

Kona Brewing Co. was founded in 1994 by the father and son team of Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa, who fell in love with Hawaii and dreamed of crafting fresh, local brews that would embody the spirit and culture of the Hawaiian people.

And now 25 years later, Kona’s island-inspired beers are enjoyed across all 50 U.S. states and more than 30 countries, and the brand remains deeply rooted in its birthplace of Kailua-Kona where it continues to support diverse cultural, environmental, and community causes that preserve Hawaii’s precious natural resources.

In 2019, Kona will open its new state-of-the-art 100,000-barrel brewery in its home of Kailua-Kona. The new brewery, which will be one of the most sustainable breweries in the world, will enable Kona to meet local demand for its island-inspired beers, including best-selling flagships Big Wave Golden Ale and Longboard Island Lager.

Here at the Kona Brewing, we know the future of Mother Earth depends on the way that we treat her. So we brew our beer sustainably, using solar energy to power our Big Island brewery, on-site gardens to recycle our water, and even leftover grains to bake into our pizza crust for the Kailua-Kona brewpub. We think the earth is pretty great. Let’s keep it that way!

We have dramatically reduced our reliance on transportation fuel for raw materials, packaging and distribution by bottling, canning and producing beer for the mainland, at our affiliated mainland breweries. This practice allows fans in all our markets to receive the freshest, most sustainable beer possible.

We also love giving back to our community by supporting local organizations that display an authentic, innovative approach to their mission and objectives that match up with our internal values.

For more information, visit the brewery website at konabrewingco.com.

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Greater than 25% Ownership by Craft Brew Alliance.

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This brewery has multiple locations.

Kona Pub & Brewery

  • 74-5612 Pawai Pl
  • Kailua Kona, HI 96740-1617
  • United States
  • (808) 334-1133

Taproom Hours The schedule provided is based on the information available from the brewery at the time this page was published and is subject to change. Hours may also vary on holidays or for special events. Refer to the brewery website or check out their social media accounts for the latest information. Submit corrections via the form on this page.

  • Sunday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Monday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Tuesday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Wednesday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Thursday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Friday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Saturday: 11 AM - 10 PM

Brewery Tours Available The schedule provided is based on the information available from the brewery at the time this page was published and is subject to change. Hours may also vary on holidays or for special events. Refer to the brewery website or check out their social media accounts for the latest information. Submit corrections via the form on this page.

  • Sunday: 10:30 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM
  • Monday: 10:30 AM, 3 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:30 AM, 3 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:30 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM
  • Thursday: 10:30 AM, 3 PM
  • Friday: 10:30 AM, 3 PM
  • Saturday: 10:30 AM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM

This brewery has multiple locations.

Koko Marina Pub

  • 7192 Kalaniana’ole Hwy
  • Honolulu, HI 96825
  • United States
  • (808) 396-5662

Taproom Hours The schedule provided is based on the information available from the brewery at the time this page was published and is subject to change. Hours may also vary on holidays or for special events. Refer to the brewery website or check out their social media accounts for the latest information. Submit corrections via the form on this page.

  • Sunday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Monday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Tuesday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Wednesday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Thursday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Friday: 11 AM - 10 PM
  • Saturday: 11 AM - 10 PM

No Brewery Tour Info

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Beers

A selection of beers from Kona Brewing Co.

Beer NameStyleABVIBUsCal.Rating
ALTogether Now! Review Altbier4.51353.87
Big Island Ginger Beer Review American Amber Ale5.01503.9
Big Wave Golden Ale Review American Blonde Ale4.421132
Big Wave Golden Ale Review American Blonde Ale4.41323.58
Black Sand Porter Review American Porter6.51953.93
Blonde Stout Review American Stout5.81743.86
Castaway IPA Review American IPA6.01803.75
Coco Loco Toasted Coconut Brown Ale Review American Brown Ale5.21563.64
Cucumba Kolsch Review Kölsch5.01502.62
Da Grind Buzz Review American Imperial Stout8.52554.13

News

Kona Brewing Co. in the News

Craft Brew Alliance to Sell Kona Brewing’s Operations in Hawaii

Craft Brew Alliance and Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell Kona Brewing Co.’s operations in Hawaii to PV Brewing Partners to avoid hurdles in their planned merger. Read More

Kona Brewing Unable to Save Craft Brew Alliance in 2019

Craft Brew Alliance referred to the Kona Brewing Co. as its “cornerstone” brand even while the company as a whole dipped in sales and depletions in 2019. Read More

Kona Brewing Releases “Island Colada Cream Ale”

Kona Brewing Co.’s new Island Colada Cream Ale is a tropical cream ale that brings the flavors of Hawaii to the mainland and throughout the islands. Read More

Video Shows Progress on New Kona Brewing Production Facility

A Craft Brew Alliance video shows progress at its $23 million, 35,000 sq. ft., 100,000-barrel brewery for Kona Brewing Co. in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Read More

Kona Brewing Carries Craft Brew Alliance to Limited Sales Growth

Craft Brew Alliance reported limited depletions and shipment growth in the second quarter with Kona Brewing doing most of the heavy lifting. Read More