— Our Story —
That life-giving rainwater is naturally filtered through layers and layers of volcanic rock for decades, until it reaches the aquifer that feeds the pristine artesian well Ko‘olau Distillery uses for its spirits.
Just as our founders dedicated their lives in service to the country with the United States Marine Corps earning honors and commendations — often at great sacrifice — they believe in earnest stewardship of the land and its finite resources.
Ko‘olau Distillery Partners: Dan and Heather Pence, Ian Brooks, Eric and Ginger Dill
— OUR O‘HANA —
Partner - Chief Executive Officer
When back from the Middle East and based in Hawaii, Eric met fellow veteran Ian Brooks with whom he shared his business idea, and they soon forged a strong friendship and business partnership. Eric, who has an obsession for detail and a thirst for perfection was destined from the outset to be the company’s Craft Distiller.