Kona Brewing Company

Kona Brewing Company

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Website
konabrewingco.com/
Phone
808-334-1133
Location
Kailua-Kona, HI
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Founded
1994
PARENT BREWERY
Craft Brew Alliance
BREWERY TYPE
Production - Regional
Address
75-5629 Kuakini Hwy.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
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Overview
Kona Brewing Company was started in the spring of 1994 by father and son team Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa, who had a dream to create fresh, local island brews made with spirit, passion and quality. It is a Hawaii-born and Hawaii-based craft brewery that prides itself on brewing the freshest beer of exceptional quality, closest to market. This helps to minimize its carbon footprint by reducing shipping of raw materials, finished beer and wasteful packaging materials. The brewery is headquartered where it began, in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. For more information call 808-334-BREW or www.KonaBrewingCo.com.
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CBA Hopes March Madness Spend on Kona Will Accelerate 2019 Sales

CBA Hopes March Madness Spend on Kona Will Accelerate 2019 Sales

Craft Brew Alliance hopes its marketing efforts in the first part of the year built a “strong foundation” for continued growth throughout the rest of 2019, CEO Andy Thomas said during Thursday’s first quarter earnings call with investors and analysts.

Craft Brew Alliance Agrees to Settle Kona Labeling Dispute

Craft Brew Alliance Agrees to Settle Kona Labeling Dispute

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) has agreed to settle a years-long class action lawsuit over alleged “false and deceptive advertising” of its Kona Brewing beer brand. In an SEC filing, the publicly traded Portland, Oregon-based craft beer company said it expects to incur costs of about $4.7 million to settle the dispute, which surfaced in early 2017.

March Madness Ushers In New TV Ads from Major Brewers

March Madness Ushers In New TV Ads from Major Brewers

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament officially tips off on Thursday, and several major beer manufacturers are already jockeying for fans’ attention. MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) and D.G. Yuengling are among the beer companies hoping consumers will want to catch a buzz with their products while watching for buzzer beaters this month.

CBA Plans National Ad Campaign, Double-Digit Growth for Kona in 2019

CBA Plans National Ad Campaign, Double-Digit Growth for Kona in 2019

Hoping to build off the continued growth of its flagship Kona Brewing portfolio, Craft Brew Alliance said it plans to increase sales of the Hawaiian-themed brand by double digits in 2019. During Thursday’s earnings call with investors and analysts, CEO Andy Thomas laid out the company’s plans to hit that goal, while also reflecting on a “good” 2018.

IRI: US Beer Sales Top $35 Billion in 2018

IRI: US Beer Sales Top $35 Billion in 2018

Total U.S. beer dollar sales grew to more than $35 billion in 2018, according to retail data provider IRI. The Chicago-based market research firm, which tracks category-wide sales at major off-premise retailers, reported a 1.8 percent increase in beer dollar sales, despite a 0.3 percent decline in volume sales at multi-outlet and convenience (MULC) stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military) through December 30.

Despite Continued Kona Growth, CBA Depletions Decline in Q3

Despite Continued Kona Growth, CBA Depletions Decline in Q3

The continued acceleration of Kona beer sales during the third quarter couldn’t offset company-wide shipment and depletion declines of other Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) offerings, the Portland, Oregon-headquartered company reported today. In Q3, Kona depletions increased 9 percent as the brand grew in both off- and on-premise channels. The depletion growth followed increases of 7 percent and 3 percent in the second and first quarters of the year, respectively.

Craft Brew Alliance Adds 2 New IPAs to Kona Island Hopper Variety Pack

Kona Brewing Company, Hawaii’s first and favorite craft brewery, has launched a refresh of the fan-favorite Island Hopper Variety Pack, now available in stores. The newly designed package includes two new IPAs – Castaway IPA and a new release to the mainland, island favorite Kua Bay IPA, along with fan-favorites Big Wave Golden Ale and Longboard Lager.

Craft Brew Alliances Taps EnSync Energy to Build Solar System at New Kona Brewery

Craft Brew Alliances Taps EnSync Energy to Build Solar System at New Kona Brewery

EnSync, Inc. (NYSE American: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, the leading provider of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs) and business models for residential, commercial and utility installations, and its subsidiary Holu Energy, a developer of DER projects in Hawaii, today announced a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Kona Brewing Company to build a solar-plus-battery storage system at the beer company’s new brewery, under construction in Kailua Kona.

CBA Strikes Second Sports Deal for Kona

CBA Strikes Second Sports Deal for Kona

Craft Brew Alliance has inked another sports sponsorship. After striking a “multi-year” deal to become the “official craft beer” of Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy in March, CBA today announced that its Kona brand would become the “official craft beer” of the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP).

Kona Brewing Company to Release Gold Cliff IPA

Kona Brewing Company to Release Gold Cliff IPA

Kona Brewing Company today announces the latest addition to its Aloha Series with Gold Cliff IPA, a bold, juicy beer that highlights the adventurous spirit of the Hawaiian Islands.

CBA, Constellation Brands Sign Sponsorship Deals with LA Galaxy

CBA, Constellation Brands Sign Sponsorship Deals with LA Galaxy

A pair of beer brands have inked sponsorship agreements with Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy. Craft Brew Alliance today announced a “multi-year partnership” with the Galaxy for its Kona brand to become the club’s official craft beer. Specific financial terms of the sponsorship were not disclosed.


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Year Round Beers

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Castaway IPA
Longboard Island Lager Lager
Big Wave Golden Ale Golden/Blonde
Koko Brown Ale Brown Ale
Pipeline Porter Porter
Wailua Wheat Wheat Ale
Fire Rock Pale Ale Pale Ale

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Past Events

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3/12/2016 21st Annual Kona Brewers Festival
3/12/2016 -- Kailua-Kona, HI
21st Annual Kona Brewers Festival
Festival Kailua-Kona, HI