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Small Pub Production Limit Bill Proposed in HI

House Bill 1458/Senate Bill 1103 would increase the volume of malt beverages, wine and liquor produced by small craft producer pub license holders. Read More

Beer Definition Change Proposed in HI

Senate Bill 717 expands the definition of “beer” under the liquor regulatory laws to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no less than 0.5 per cent alcohol by volume obtained by fermentation of any infusion or decoction of malt or any …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Intro’d in Hawaii

H.B. 1259/S.B. 1571 seek to allow direct shipment of all forms of liquor, rather than just wine, by certain licensees. Read More

Per Drink Surchage Advanced in Hawaii

Companion bills Senate Bill 676 and House Bill 898 seek to impose a one cent per drink surcharge based on 1.50 ounces of distilled spirits, five ounces of sparkling wine or still wine, and twelve ounces of cooler beverages, beer …Read More

Hawaii Production Increase Bill Amended

Amended in committee, S.B. 687 would increase the amount of malt beverages, wine, and alcohol that a small craft producer pub licensee may produce during the license year. For malt beverages, the amount would increase from 70.000 to 150,000 …Read More

Beer Definition Change Proposed in HI

Senate Bill 717 expands the definition of “beer” under the liquor regulatory laws to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no less than 0.5 per cent alcohol by volume obtained by fermentation of any infusion or decoction of malt or any …Read More

HI Beer Definition Expansion Advances

Amended and passing second reading, H.B. 647 expands the definition of “beer” under the State’s liquor tax and liquor regulatory laws, to specify that the term includes an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent and alcohol …Read More

Beer Definition Legislation Proposed in HI

House Bill 374 and companion S.B. 480 would alter the definition of “beer” to expressly exclude sake, cooler beverages, or any products of distillation, by whatever name known, that contain distilled spirits, alcoholic spirits, or spirits. Read More

Beer Definition Legislation Proposed in HI

House Bill 374 and companion S.B. 480 would alter the definition of “beer” to expressly exclude sake, cooler beverages, or any products of distillation, by whatever name known, that contain distilled spirits, alcoholic spirits, or spirits. Read More

Beer Definition Expansion Amended in HI

Amended in House committee, Senate Bill 2331 seeks to expand the definition of “beer” to specify an alcohol by volume of no less than 0.5 per cent and to include alcohol seltzer beverages, while excluding certain other forms of distillation. Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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