Islander Sake Brewery makes premium handcrafted sake, carefully produced in small batches, using the same methods as the highest quality daiginjo sake made in Japan. Inspired by the passion of the farmers, we would like to share our sake, made from their rice, with you and your ohana, to savor and enjoy with the soft.



  • Join Us for a Exclusive Sake Tasting Event @SEQUOIUA SAKE

    Join Us for a Exclusive Sake Tasting Event @SEQUOIUA SAKE

    For one day only, experience the exceptional flavors of Islander Sake at Sequoia on Saturday, June 1st. This special engagement is your chance to taste the unique and exquisite sake crafted by Chiaki Takahashi, head brewer, and Tama Hirose, co-founder, of Islander Sake....


Our handcrafted sake is brewed in a junmai style using only rice, water, yeast and koji. The resulting beverage is a crisp and flavorful, nama (unpasteurized) sake, that is fresh and alive, refreshingly light, with a deep taste and balanced finish. Our portfolio of Junmai Ginjo, Junmai Daiginjo, and Fruits Sake can be enjoyed as apéritifs, and pair exceptionally well with a variety of cuisines, from light salads and carpaccio, to grilled meats, sushi, and traditional Japanese dishes.


We chose Hawaii for our sake brewery. We invite you to discover the our story, concept, mission, and philosophy.



Where to buy

We can deliver within the state of Hawaii. Please visit our online store. Also see the list of distributors and restaurants in Honolulu where to buy our Sake.


Introducing our dining room, HANALE is located in Honolulu’s Chinatown and ENGAWA is attached to a brewery on the Big Island of Hawaii. At HANALE & ENGAWA, we provide a space for sake lovers, newcomers and everyone in between to enjoy good food and good company, accompanied with fresh, authentic sake.

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Every Saturday from 8:00am to 12:00pm, catch us at the Kaka’ako Farmers Market at Ward Village, where we are selling our non-alcoholic collections of Amazake, Sake kasu, Shiokoji, Shoyukoji, Miso, as well as seasonal offerings like amazake panna cotta, and our customer favorite sakekasu cheesecake.

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We are very proud of announcing today that we will open new sake brewery at the Hapuna Golf Course of Mauna Kea Resort on the Big Island. We would like to make Hawaiian sake in an environment full of greenery, with the dry wind blowing down from Mt. Mauna Kea and the blue sky.