The County of Hawai‘i Liquor Control online liquor license and permit service provides an easy and convenient way for businesses to initiate the licensing and permitting process.

Liquor License

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

Direct Wine Shipper Permit

If your business plans to sell and ship wine to customers in the County of Hawai‘i, a permit is required by law. You may apply for a Direct Wine Shipper permit if you hold a State of Hawai‘i General Excise Tax License and an Alcoholic Beverage License.