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Address: 275 E Kawili St, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI HI 96720
Phone Number: +1 808-934-8211
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Creating Quality Craft Beers on the Big Island of Hawaii. The intense...

Creating Quality Craft Beers on the Big Island of Hawaii. The intense Hawaiian Sun creates clouds on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, providing abundant rain. This pure rainwater, filtered by volcanic, rock is the foundation of Mehana Brewing Company.

Island Inspired Craft Beer.

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Authentic to Hawaii

We stumbled on the spot after being disappointed at the Big Island Candy Company. There is a small tasting room with a super friendly lady pulling back the taps. Not only did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Sarah C
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States

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Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We stumbled on the spot after being disappointed at the Big Island Candy Company. There is a small tasting room with a super friendly lady pulling back the taps. Not only did she tell us so much about the island, she shared some history of the company. She also informed us that Kona Brewing manufactures their beer on the mainland!... More 

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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Called in when picking up the enterprise hire car (across the road). V impressed at the free tasting. Great selection of beers and merchandise. Was much cheaper than on Oahu. The 2 Belgian beers were the best beers of our trip. Gutted we didn't have time to call on the way back for the $4 growler refill.

Thank Elaine E
Houston, Texas
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297 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 320 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Hawaii means many things to different people, but few people think of Hawaii as a state with a great beer scene. Upon investigation, however, one discovers that the beer business in the state is growing and one of the better options is Mehana Brewing, located on the Big Island in Hilo. As a beer blogger for the site greatbeernow.com, I’m... More 

1 Thank Bryan_Carey
Hilo, Hawaii
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Mehanas is a great little brewery offering a good variety of beers. The staff is super friendly and helpful. Every now and then, some of the brewers will come in to the tasting room and love talking story on the brewing process. If you are visiting Hilo for a few days, I highly recommend investing in one of their growlers... More 

Thank Tyler P
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped into this brewery and tasting room on a vacation trip to escape the crowds at the Hilo waterfront. Tasted Mehana and Hawaii Nui brews poured by the brewer himself, and chatted with the locals who came to refill growlers and taste the latest selections. We purchased a growler, there were also singles for purchase, as well as tee-shirts... More 

Thank eleewehr
Tarrytown, New York
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34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Robert and I visited Mehana yesterday for a tasting. It's 0.3 miles from the airport in Hilo, so it's central and easy to find. The tasting room is very minimalist-there's no place to set. You stand in from of the bar while the hostess pours you small cups of each of their brews. The beers were as good or better... More 

3 Thank davenpod
Bismarck, ND
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Great samples and interesting to see their brewing and canning area. Tasty beer, too! We picked up an assortment of canned beer and a growler to take back to our condo. They have a nice tasting room and gift shop.

3 Thank CoLeeC
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124 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I used to drink beer, and we heard we could buy it in big jugs at Mehana. So we stopped by, took the tour, and sure enough, you buy the jug, come back over and over and fill it up. It was very interesting how the brewing process works, and after the tour we got to sample all the different... More 

3 Thank capncusp
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73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

went there to buy some local beer while visiting hilo. the service was awesome: we tried all of their beer and got all the information about the ingredients etc. you can taste as many as you like. we bought a mixed six pack in the end.

Thank Banjo_Alina
Level Contributor
380 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This place is tucked away in an industrial area off the main highway just west of the Mamalahoa Hwy (the Hawaii Belt Road). The beers are true craft beers and the brewery now is the largest privately owned. Go in to the tasting room open daily from they have great ales a Hawai’i Nui Brewing Kaua’i Golden Ale, Sunset Amber... More 

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