Monthly Archives: February 2015

53 Craft Brewers Announced for 2015 Kona Brew Fest!

For the 20th Annual Brewer’s Festival we are pleased to announce an enticing line up of 53 craft breweries who are set to pour two different types of beer to our guests who are attending from around the world to taste their wares. We thank these purveyors of hand crafted brew for their participation this year! All hail the ale! Who’s Pouring and What They Are Pouring! Angry Orchard – Angry… Continue reading

2015 Pa’ina Dinner and Beer Pairing Menu

How do you create an incredible menu for the annual Kona Brewer’s Festival Pa’ina dinner?  By tasting craft beers and finding the perfect local cuisine to match.  Executive Chef Roy Basilio, Honu’s on the Beach Restaurant at the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, recently sat down with the Kona brewers who are providing the beer for the Pa’ina Dinner to sample the various beers being poured for the dinner to create… Continue reading

Brewer’s Pa’ina and Art Auction Blends Culture, Craft Brew and Cuisine

Kicking off the celebration of the Kona Brewers Festival is the Brewer’s Pa’ina being held on Thursday March 12 from 6-8:30 pm at the Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel luau grounds. The Pa’ina, which translates to “feast” in the Hawaiian language, is the Kona Brewers Festival annual ocean-side culinary dining event served under the stars with each course expertly paired with Kona Brewing Company beers. Most dishes feature fresh,… Continue reading