Kohola Brewery Startup, Maui, HI

Aloha, Kohola Brewery is a startup brewery in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. We hope to open as Maui's 2nd craft brewery. Kohola will be a place for people to enjoy and appreciate craft beer, as an extraordinary beverage, a place where the art of brewing is respected. Kohola means whale in Hawaiian language, the brewery is named after the thousands of humpback whales that migrate to Maui waters every year. Koholaism is a terminology we came up with, which means to achieve craft beer enlightenment.

Opening a brewery takes a lot of time, commitment, energy, and, of course, a tree fill of that beautiful green stuff called money! With your help, we plan to raise enough funds to help pay for a new boiler and start-up yeast ! We have a variety of exciting prize packages listed below.

We’re committed to creating extraordinary craft beers, driven by our passion for brewing and Aloha for Hawaii. With this amazing opportunity, we plan to use our good fate and fortune to give back to our local community, one brew at a time! Please help us get our brewery off the ground! Mahalo!

Our T-Shirts are top quality and made by Hawaii Famous Crazy Shirts. T-Shirts Inventory for donors of $200 and up  are as follows:

-20 Womens Baby Rib White (K in front, Kohola Brewery in back)
-20 Womens Baby Rib White (K in front, Drink Local, Drink Kohola in back)
-20 Womens Pima Black (K logo in front)
-20 Mens Black (Koholaism in Front, Red Whale Tail Back)
-20 Mens Black (Kohola Brewery Front, Kohola in Back)
-20 Mens Blue (K in Front, Kohola Brewery in Back)
-20 Mens Blue (K in Front, Drink Local, Drink Kohola in Back)

Ian cleaning the manway gaskets

William, Justin and Brittany - Homebrewing

Ian jamming the Ukulele and Christine showing our prototype T-shirt.

Brittany, CIPing our vessels

Mahalo for your Support,

Kohola Brewery


  • Tom Svensson 
    • $200 
    • 58 mos
  • Tom Svensson 
    • $200 
    • 59 mos
  • Connie and Chloe Rosales 
    • $100 
    • 59 mos
  • Ramon Maghsoudi 
    • $25 
    • 60 mos
  • Tom Svensson 
    • $100 
    • 60 mos
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Brittany Brouhard 
Maui, HI
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