2nd Annual REAL Beer Festival

Real Beer Fest Hawaii Nui Brewing

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the REAL BEER FESTIVAL will be postponed until August 16th! 

The second annual REAL Beer Festival is August 9, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:30 pm at Kakaako Makai Gateway Park. This event is hosted and presented by REAL a gastropub and The Victoria Foundation. 

The REAL Beer Festival will be showcasing 60 plus craft beers from Hawaii, the U.S. and international breweries, have live entertainment, and serve food from Oahu’s premier restaurants. Hawaii Nui Brewing is excited to be serving our Southern Cross Belgian Style Red Ale and Hapa Brown Ale at the festival!  [Read more...]

Meet Dr. DeMare


Tim Golden of Beer in Hawaii took a moment to sit down with our owner, Dr. Paul DeMare, and find out just what it takes to run Mehana Brewing Company, the parent company of Hawaii Nui Brewing!

Here is some of the interview along with Dr. DeMareʻs responses:

A little over a year ago, one of Hawaii’s few breweries was sold out of bankruptcy to a relatively unknown buyer. Long time Honolulu oncologist, Dr. Paul DeMare, beat out a slew of other bidders to purchase Hawaii Nui and Mehana Brewing Company based in Hilo. Many wondered, why a life long doctor, would purchase a struggling brewery. I recently got a chance to sit down with Dr. DeMare to find out more about why he decided to buy the brewery and what his plans are for reviving the company. Mehana cans are now back on the market with Hawaii Nui products coming later this summer. [Read more...]