Relax by the marina with a glass of ‘Hawaiian style’ pale ale or unique brews like the Pipeline Porter, which is one part malt, other part coffee and equal parts awesome.
Cold Pints in the Sun: 10 Best Hawaii Breweries
Think having a drink in Hawaii is all about mai tais and other fruity cocktails on the beach? Yes, but that’s only the beginning. While there are certainly plenty of bars serving those iconic cocktails, Hawaii is also buzzing with breweries with cutting-edge flavors, community-centric pubs, and a bevy of restaurants with delicious beer pairings.
Kona Brewing Company, Koko Marina Pub Honolulu, Oahu
Pint and Jigger Honolulu, Oahu
Pair your pint with a juicy burger here. They have an ever-changing rotation of 21 beers on tap from breweries in Hawaii and beyond.
Honolulu BeerWorks Honolulu, Oahu
This Honolulu beer pub is all about what’s local. Their locally sourced ingredients become freshly-brewed hops. Try their Pia Mahiai Honey Citrus saison--a tribute to local Hawaiian farmers.
Maui Brewing Company Kihei, Maui
Enjoy a cold glass of beer and a tasty bite while looking out to Molokini. Maui Brewing Company is the perfect place to reminisce after a day of snorkeling with the friendly fishes at Molokini.
Kohola Brewery Lahaina, Maui
Get a buzzy education in beer making techniques when you tour Kohola Brewery. Then, have a drink with the locals during their daily happy hour from 5 - 7pm. Be sure to try a glass of their award winning Lokahi Pilsner.
Kona Pub & Brewery Kona, Hawaii Island
Seat back and sip a cold glass of the fruity Big Wave Golden Ale at this micro brewery in Kona. Their tropical outdoor space is refreshing on a hot day.
Humpy’s Big Island Alehouse Kona, Hawaii Island
Watch the sunset by the beach with a glass of pale ale, hoppy IPA, hard cider or whatever else takes your fancy from their collection of 36 beers on tap
Kauai Beer Company Lihue, Kauai
Request sample-sized full flavored hops at the Kauai Beer Company. Then pair the beer battered fried chicken Banh Mi with their signature Lihue lager.
Kauai Island Brewery and Grill Eleele, Kauai
Passionfruit flavored Ale and fresh ahi poke. Full bodied lager and pulled pork sandwiches with barbecue sauce. Do you need more incentives to visit Kauai Island Brewery and Grill?