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Bill would cut taxes for Hawaii breweries, wineries

February 05, 2014

Under the bill, beer makers would pay 23 cents per gallon on draft beers and beer other than draft beers that are brewed or produced by a small brewery or brew pub. Right now, they pay 93 cents. Winemakers would pay a tax rate of 59 cents per wine gallon on still wine and sparkling wine made by a small winery. Right now, they pay $1.38 per gallon on still wine and $2.12 on sparkling wine.