Kō: THE KULEANA DIFFERENCE

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AN AUTHENTIC TASTE OF HAWAI`I

On this beautiful Island of Hawaiʻi, we respect and honor the land still forming under our feet. We cultivate, harvest, and fish sustainably. We look after our community.

Kuleana Rum is made right here on the Island of Hawai‘i from 40 heirloom varieties of kō (sugarcane), which we harvest by hand, press, and distill into Kuleana Hawaiian Rum Agricole and blend into Kuleana Huihui®. We also blend our Kuleana Nanea® from exceptional rums we discovered around the world.  

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HAWAIIAN RUM AGRICOLE

Fresh Hawaiian sugarcane juice distilled into exceptionally flavorful rum.

We hand cut each stalk of kō, press it into fresh sugarcane juice, ferment it using a special yeast and distill it in a hand-made, copper alembic pot still. This is slow, careful process makes delicious and flavorful rum showcases the magnificence of the kō.

Enjoy it neat or quietly, with a splash of simple syrup and squeeze of lime.

FACT SHEET

HUI HUI

A blend of unaged agricole and traditional rum that offers the exotic with the familiar.

Huihui blends a delicious, light, molasses-based Papua New Guinea rum with Kuleana Hawaiian Rum Agricole as well as an exceptional agricole from Martinique to create a super drinkable rum that has more than a hint of exotic. Huihui is something that is “mixed, mingled, united; or pooled together.”

Huihui can be a group of people, a constellation of stars, or a great Mai-Tai.

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NANEA

A blend of aged rums that delivers suberb depth, balance and character.

We blend three carefully-selected, variously-aged rums from around the world, meticulously considering how each contributes to the foundation, body and accents, until the blend is unmistakably nanea (fascinating). This should be enjoyed naked or in a classic cocktail.

Nanea is a word that sums up the Hawaii-effect. It means: “of absorbing interest; fascinating, enjoyable; relaxed, at ease, tranquility, amused.” It especially means “to have a good time.”

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HAWAIIAN AGED RUM AGRICOLE

Available in 2020

Aged in Cognac barrels, producing a sensuous depth. 

We take our very rare rum product, Hawaiian Rum Agricole, which is distilled locally from the fresh pressed juice of kō (heirloom Hawaiian sugarcane) and then mature it in French Cognac barrels. The result is a remarkably sensuous depth of taste known as Kuleana Hawaiian Aged Rum Agricole.

Our Kuleana Hawaiian Aged Rum Agricole is best sipped, with or without ice, on a sunset-stained lanai.

DISTILLED ON THE BIG ISLAND

Kuleana Distillery is the only one of its kind on the Big Island 


WHERE TO BUY:

You can purchase bottles of Kuleana at the Rum Shack and at the stores below.

Kamuela Liquor Store 
64-1010 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela, HI 96743

The Puako General Store
69-1649 Puako Beach Dr, Kamuela, HI 96743

Westside Wines
75-5660 Kopiko St #4, Kailua, HI 96740

Kona Wine Market (ships to Mainland)
73-5613 Olowalu St, Ste 1, Kailua Kona, HI 96740