Cecilio Baliaris, Jr.
Department of Liquor Control
Lihu'e Civic Center, Mo'ikeha Building
4444 Rice Street, Suite 120
Lihu'e, Kaua'i, Hawai'i 96766
Phone: (808) 241-4966
Fax: (808) 241-6585
Bookmark This Page: http://www.kauai.gov/liquor
Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday (except Holidays)
The department, upon request,
provides instructions on the State liquor laws and the Commission’s rules and
regulations to the Police Department, bartenders, waitresses, and employees in
liquor licensed premises.
PLEASE READ PRIOR TO SENDING EMPLOYEES FOR BLUE CARD EXAM!
Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Red and Blue card testing will be done on Wednesday's by appointment only (space is limited). You will be required to provide a picture I.D. and pass a written exam in order to obtain a Red or Blue Card. Please contact our office should you have any questions or to schedule an appointment.
NO TRAINING OTHER THAN THAT PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF LIQUOR CONTROL CAN BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE TO OBTAIN A RED CARD OR A BLUE CARD.
ANY CLAIM BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS OFFERING TRAINING WHICH STATES THAT UPON COMPLETION YOU WILL BE CERTIFIED TO OBTAIN A RED CARD OR BLUE CARD IS INCORRECT.
Please see Mayor's Emergency Rule #12 relating to Bars and Bar-Top Service
Effective July 1, 2020
Social distancing and safety practices remain in effect. Masks are required to enter the office.
Letter to Restaurant, Brewpub, Small Craft Producer Pub, and Club licensees regarding "Liquor to Go" allowance.
As the health and safety of our staff and community members are of utmost importance, during the current COVID-19 pandemic our office will be implementing social distancing measures. Whenever possible, we are encouraging you to conduct business with us via email or over the phone, and try to avoid coming in to the office unless absolutely necessary. We sincerely thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we navigate through this situation.