The County of Hawai‘i Liquor Control online liquor license and permit service provides an easy and convenient way for businesses to initiate the liquor licensing process, renew liquor licenses, and apply for direct wine shipper permits.

Liquor License Original

The process of obtaining a Liquor license is highly regulated. Start your application for a liquor license by providing information about your business. After receiving your information and application fee, a licensing officer will contact you to schedule an interview and guide you through the licensing process.

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Liquor License Renewal

Businesses with a current liquor license are required to renew their license by June 30th.

To renew, submit your application with:

Renew Your License

Direct Wine Shipper Permit

To sell and ship wine to customers in the County of Hawai‘i, a permit is required by law.

To apply, submit a permit application with:

  • a copy of your current Hawai‘i State General Excise Tax license
  • a copy of your current Alcoholic Beverage License, and
  • permit fee payment.