Hawaii’s Koloa Rum Co, has partnered with University of Hawaii and Affinity Licensing to debut a limited-edition commemorative bottle, designed to honor and celebrate the Rainbow Warriors’ back-to-back championship wins. Super fans of the decorated men’s volleyball team can purchase the commemorative bottle at multiple retailers including Food Pantry by Foodland and Foodland Market City, both on the island of Oahu.
The Kaua’i Reserve Single-Barrel Hawaiian Rum was carefully aged for five years. Distilled from fine sugarcane and charred in white oak at Koloa Rum Co.’s dedicated distillery in Kalaheo, Kauai, only 300 bottles will be available for purchase at the below stores:
- Food Pantry by Foodland, located at 2380 Kuhio Avenue, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96815
- See the store at the corner of Kuhio Ave. and Kanekapolei St., across the International Market Place parking entrance
- Foodland Market City, located at 2939 Harding Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816
“We’re thrilled to announce to our ohana this special gift to recognize and commemorate University of Hawaii’s Rainbow Warriors, for their continuous hard work and success defending their championship title,” said Bob Gunter, president and CEO of Koloa Rum Co.. “Fans of the Rainbow Warriors can enjoy the Single-Barrel commemorative bottle, indulging in smooth flavors that have afforded us the title of award-winning.”
“We appreciate this licensing partnership with Koloa Rum and their efforts to commemorate our back-to-back men’s volleyball national titles,” said David Matlin, UH, Manoa Athletics Director. “Royalties from the sales of these bottles will support our programs and provide fans with a souvenir of this memorable accomplishment.”