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Hawaii Tax Bill Remains Active in the Senate

House Bill 718 has been deferred in committee, while its companion Senate Bill 759 remains active in the Senate. The bills seek to reduce the per gallon tax rate to twenty-seven cents on beer sold …More

Brewers Association

Hawaii Growler Bills Derailed

Each bill being deferred at the committee level, House Bill 217 and Senate Bill 221 sought to permit the liquor commission to allow a restaurant licensee to sell malt beverages manufactured on the restaurant premises …More

Brewers Association

Hawaii Bill Defines Growler and Addresses Sales

Companions House Bill 217 and Senate Bill 221 permit the liquor commission to allow a restaurant licensee to sell malt beverages manufactured on the restaurant premises in brewery-sealed kegs and growlers and define “growler” as …More

Brewers Association

Off-Premise Sales Considered in Hawaii

Senate Bill 1151 and House Bill 770 authorize brewpubs and small craft producer pubs with a liquor license to sell for off-premises consumption malt beverages purchased from another liquor licensee and authorizes restaurants and retail …More

Brewers Association

Bills Seek to Reduce Hawaii Beer Tax

Companion legislation House Bill 718 and Senate Bill 759 seek to reduce the per gallon tax rate to twenty-seven cents on beer sold in barrels for the first 60,000 barrels of annual production.

Brewers Association