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                                Forrest Dein, who grew up in Hawaii, is a co-founder of JuneShine, a fortified kombucha.
Barfly: New hard kombucha has Hawaii connection

Kombucha is a type of tea that’s been around for thousands of years and contains antioxidants and probiotics that can help with digestive health. It can also get you tipsy. Read more

                                Harry’s Hardware Emporium co-owner Dave Newman poses for a photo in the hidden doorway to the speakeasy bar next to Pint + Jigger.
Barfly: Pint + Jigger, Harry’s in search of new home

While the owners of Pint + Jigger and its adjacent speakeasy, Harry’s Hardware Emporium, have known about plans to redevelop the building they occupy at 1936 S. King St., it wasn’t until last month that a preliminary construction date was announced. Read more

Barfly: Alan Wong’s offers cocktails by the course

Looking for a fun way to spend pau hana that’s classy (i.e. no getting hammered and acting stupid) and doesn’t break the bank? Consider the cocktail omakase at Alan Wong’s on South King Street. Read more

Barfly: Tiki chic thrives in Honolulu

It’s been an eventful year so far for tiki bar fans in Honolulu. Get the rundown on which bars to visit and drinks to order in this month’s “Barfly.” Read more

Barfly: Beer Lab bucks the tide and expands westward

For Beer Lab HI founder Nicolas Wong, opening his first taproom three years ago was more about making the transition from homebrewing as a passion project to running a commercial brewery. Three years later, Wong and his partners have proved there’s plenty of demand for Beer Lab’s growing lineup. Read more

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