Shipping Exceptions + Local Pickups + Parties + AddOns
With any luck, the majority of you have been enjoying your Hawaii Bitters! Please let us know what you think! Your feedback will help us make future batches... Read more
Rewards Shipped + Add-on Update + Missed Pickups
Main Rewards Delivered!
First off, we are happy to say the almost all our rewards have been shipped. There are 3 exceptions to this:
1. Launch Parties -... Read more
Local Backer Pickup + Other Rewards + AddOns Update
Another quick update!
LOCAL BACKER PICKUP!
Starting this Friday, April 5th, local Oahu backers who opted for local pickup can grab their Kickstarter reward at R&D Bookstore... Read more
Just a really quick update! Firstly, I know there are a few comments that I owe proper lengthier responses to and will do that as soon as I... Read more
With the flavors bottled, we been hand labeling all each individual bottle. We start with a specially selected art grade paper, use a custom hand stamp with alcohol... Read more
Comment F.A.Q. & Answers
I may have jumped the gun on that last update, but I was so excited to let everyone know we were bottled I forgot to address some of... Read more
WE ARE BOTTLED!
We did it! Our bitters are bottled! Now we are on to hand-labeling, sealing and packing over the next week to ship! Thank you everyone for bearing with us!
On... Read more
Good News + Slow News + Cocktail Week
I've been hesitating to write this, hoping we would have all our bottles in the process of being shipped by now. Unfortunately, that is not the case.. Since... Read more
We've delivered our first bottles!
Get ready to celebrate! We've successfully bottled half of our flavors and the remaining flavors are on track to be bottled early next... Read more
Happy New Years + Confirmed Dates!
Happy New Years!!!
I can't thank you enough for your support and patience in this endeavor! As they say, "When it rains, it pours," and so it did the... Read more
The Big Update
First off, Sorry for the gap in updates! The last 6 weeks have been crazy. In addition to production and ingredient issues with the bitters, I recently finalized... Read more
Label Testing + Survey Reminder + Schedule Update
Here's a quick update!
Surveys have been sent!
If you haven't received it, please let us know ASAP! We need these all filled out so we can optimize... Read more
Surveys & Chocolate!
Surveys are on the way!
Most of the surveys have been sent out and the final batch will be going out today. If you haven't received your Kickstarter Surveys yet,... Read more
Production Spirit Acquired!
Our expected late October ship date is approaching quickly and we are working hard to keep that estimate! There is a possibility that certain flavors may delay certain... Read more
Official Artwork + #BeBrave Supporting Hawaiian Artists
Sorry for the lack of updates recently! It's been crazy here getting the legal papers filed, sorting out our supplier for the base spirit and more! We will... Read more
We've been super excited as we ramp up into the first stages of production. Kyle is busy finalizing his formulations before we start our farm visits and semi-final... Read more
THE OFFICIAL FLAVORS!
The results are in!
Based on your votes for the last four flavors, the final launch flavors for Hawaii Bitters are:
- Mai Tai
- Kona Coffee & Mac Nut
- Kiawe... Read more
FUNDED! 428 backers at $20,347!
WE MADE IT! THANK YOU TO EACH AND EVERY BACKER!
Thank you for the last minute rally! We've already begun sourcing key production items and both Kyle and I can't... Read more
3 hours + $3 for 7 Flavors!
We are nearly $1,200 away with 3 hours left from hitting our 7 flavor stretch goal! If every backer added $3 to their pledge we'd have enough to do... Read more
The Final Hours & The Final Stretch + Pledge Addons
The Final Stretch Goal
Only a few hours left and we are within reach of our final 7 flavor stretch goal of $20,000! Please help us make it by sharing,... Read more
Suggest A Reward + Final Stretch Goal + HTDC + More
How can we reward you?
With only a few days left, we've just hit our first stretch goal for 5 flavors which means we may still be able to make... Read more
HOMEPAGE PROJECT OF THE DAY + FLAVORS + REWARDS!!!
Project of the Day on the Kickstarter Homepage!
A toast! Hawaii Bitters has made the Kickstarter Homepage today as the Project of the Day! Thank you to the Kickstarter team... Read more
Halfway though & over 100% funded!
Over $10,000 & 100% funded!
You all are amazing. Every single backer and friend who has supported us thus far is awesome. It's halfway into our campaign and Kyle and... Read more
80% + New Press + Packaging!
80% and beyond!
Wow! You all rock! A little over a week and we are at 80%! CHEERS! Kyle and I are excited because this means our stretch goal to... Read more
OVER HALFWAY THERE + EVENTS + FIRST PRESS!
Barely 5 days and we are at over 50%! Kyle & I want to thank you so much for your support! Also, we know many of you... Read more
Thank you for an EPIC Day 1!
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
If it were possible in person, Kyle and I would like to thank each of you repeatedly! Hawaii needs its own bitters and... Read more