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Ola Brew Co.

Producing world-class beers and ciders using local ingredients in Hawai'i County

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Thom Cornog Craft Beer Sales Manager, Paradise Beverage
Our partnership with Ola Brew has been incredible and a great decision for us. The reception in retail stores has gone overwhelmingly well. Ola Brew is out the gate with a winning combo: it's a local beer and they're leading with their flagship IPA. You can't go wrong with that combination.
Dania Novack-Katz Owner/Publisher of Edible Hawaiian Islands magazine
The second -- the very second -- I learned about Ola Brew Co., I knew it would be a project to support both personally and professionally. The unwavering dedication to the local community and our farmers speaks volumes about who these good people are.
Mattson Davis Founding CEO, Kona Brewing Co.
I’m really excited and impressed by Hawaiian Ola’s Cidery project. The Big Island and Hawaii are ripe for some fresh beverage ideas and companies. Based on their success, I am very confident that they’ll knock it out of the park!
Free Surf Magazine
[Their] whole idea is to cultivate local farmers that promote Hawaiian agriculture, sustainability, and organic farming to create a better lifestyle and future for the islands. Which means every time you support [them], you’re supporting a healthier practice of farming and agriculture and a more sustainable Hawai’i.

In the news

Now you can get IPA from Big Island's newest brewery on Oahu
November 1, 2018
How do you know you have a beer obsession? Perhaps it's when you walk into the beer aisle at the grocery store and, within seconds, you can tell something is different. The green, yellow and white packaging popped up immediately in my peripheral vision, and I felt like a kid on Christmas morning as I inspected the six-pack.
Hawaii Brewery-Building Community One Pint at a Time
October 12, 2018
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - After the successful launch of their Hawaii County brewery and taproom in December, 2017, Ola Brew Co. announces a round-two equity raise of $200,000 to add an onsite restaurant and double brewing capacity for beer and ciders....
Hawaii Forest & Trail & Kohala Zipline Offer Kama'āina BOGO
October 12, 2018
After a busy summer and with many visitors heading home, it's time for Hawai'i residents to play. Pack up the family and friends and take advantage of the Buy One Get One kama'āina offer on Hawaii Forest & Trail's Hidden Craters Hike or Kohala Zipline's Canopy Adventure now through Dec.
Booming by the barrel: Ola Brew Co. continues to grow
September 2, 2018
It's been eight months since Ola Brew Co. opened its doors on Luhia Street. Less than a year is but a blink of an eye in the business world, but what a ride it's already been for the brewery tucked away in the old Kona Industrial Area.
Mutual support: Farmers and Ola Brew work together to create local products
April 15, 2018
I first heard about Hawaiian Ola when my friend Doug Pittman, from Kona Hawk Farm, told me about his son Derek's involvement in a new company that was buying local noni fruit to use in an energy drink.
Kona Brewers Festival offers great flavors, great company
March 11, 2018
KAILUA-KONA - "Anyone who says they don't like beer is a liar," Laina Reisenfeld, a bartender at Ola Brew in Kailua-Kona, said. "They just haven't found the right one yet." For the record, I completely agree with Reisenfeld's assessment of beer.
New craft brewery promotes island ingredients, self-sufficiency
December 16, 2017
KAILUA-KONA - When customers come to Ola Brew Co. on Luhia Street, they can sip on the new brewery's Ola Pale Ale or Ola Lager as they look out the taproom's windows onto the brewery floor below.
How This Hawaii Business Is Using A New Law To Raise Money
May 8, 2017
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter have long offered backers a straightforward deal. People donate money to a creative project and get a reward, like a T-shirt or cool new gadget. But one thing backers couldn't get was equity in the new company. A new law, however, has changed that.
Living Pono With Hawaiian Ola
June 14, 2016
The Hawaiian word pono can translate to many words - good, righteous, fair, beneficial, in perfect order... but regardless of the semantics, the meanings are all synonymous for a lifestyle that Freesurf loves and promotes. Eating well, enjoying the ocean, planting a garden or sharing waves are all ways of living pono, and kicking off [...]
Hawaii company introduces new iced tea line brewed with mamaki
June 2, 2016
Shaka Tea has introduced the first line of bottle iced teas brewed with Hawaii-grown mamaki. The company's teas are distributed by Hawaiian Ola and available in 40 locations across the state.
Hawaiian Paddle Sports founder on the decision to become a B-Corp
April 7, 2016
While "Benefit Corporation" is an actual IRS business structure and requires a separate process, a B-Corp is certified by B Labs, a nonprofit. Other B-Corp companies in the U.S. include Ben and Jerry's, Etsy, Patagonia, and the Honest Co. In Hawaii, they include bCause, KYA Design Group, Natural Investments LLC, Smart Sustainability Consulting, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods, and Hawaiian Ola.
Local businesses benefit from Honolulu Marathon madness
December 11, 2015
A small 2.5 ounce bottle of local noni juice is making a big splash across the globe. Hawaiian Ola owner Naeha Breeland says her company's success is all thanks to exposure from the Honolulu Marathon expo. "It has definitely gotten the word out.
Brazilian Show Room Presents The Surf n Sea Pipeline Womens Pro | SURFER Magazine
March 13, 2015
industry news All Fired Up Brazilian Show Room presents The Surf n Sea Pipeline Womens Pro March 16-24th, 2015, Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii Defending Champion 2014: Bethany Hamilton Runner Up: Moana Jones Pipeline can be a crazy wave, get ready for the action.
Hawaiian Ola Announces B Corp Certification
October 14, 2013
A mission-focused Hawaiian business is stepping away from the conventional and joining other ethical companies in certifying business practices that lead to social change. SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 14 /CSRwire/ - In the new consumer economy, transparency is the new green. Businesses embracing openness, authenticity, and accountability are quickly gaining ground and growing fast.
Even More Press Releases From This Past Weekend's Motorcycle Road Races (Updated)
March 19, 2013
Meen Motorsports would like to thank the following team sponsors for 2013, Yamaha, Graves Motorsports, South Valley Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, San Jose Ear And Sinus, Hawaiian Ola, San Jose Yamaha, Yamaha Generators, Yamalube, Radiomedics, G Squared, Fit For Speed, DID, Mot Y Designs, Galfer, Vortex, Sharkskinz, Zero Gravity, Apex Mfg, Sportbike Track Time, Roclun Int'l (Lewis) and Jon Block Group Sports (Farris).
MEEN Motorsports Team Launch 2013
February 25, 2013
Event host, Fit For Speed, treated attendees to light bites, alongside a wine bar by V-Twin Wines, while providing them with the rare chance, to meet and greet the team, in a one-on-one setting. Guest also received an exclusive preview at the Next Moto Champion March cover, featuring the Meen Team.
Meen Motorsports debuts 2013 Yamaha R6 and announces Hawaiian Ola as new team sponsor
February 25, 2013
Surrounded by a number of motorcycle industry peers and local racing fans, Meen Motorsports unveiled their 2013 Yamaha R6, for the up coming AMA Pro Racing season. Campbell, CA.
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