April 2017: Plaintiffs filed a Consolidated Class Action Complaint alleging that Kona Brewing Co. beers are marketed as being brewed in Hawaii when, according to plaintiffs, the beers are actually brewed in Oregon, Washington, Tennessee, and New Hampshire. (Plaintiffs amended their consolidated complaint in December.) (Broomfield et al v. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-1027, N. D. CA.)
February 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Craft Brew Alliance for allegedly falsely marketing that Kona Brewing Company craft beers are made in Hawaii when, according to the complaint, the beers are actually made in the continental United States. (Cilloni et al v. Craft Brew Alliance, Case No. 17-cv-1027, N. D. CA.)
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