For the first time in a long time the Big Island of Hawai`i has made international news with the recent volcanic eruption. Yes, tragically, over 700 people have lost homes , but the majority of Island, including all airports and resort areas, are safe and open for business as usual.
You may have heard or read in the news lately about a ruling by a California Superior Court judge that may require coffee to come with a warning label. We at The Kona Coffee and Tea Company, find this ruling unfortunate and would like to take this opportunity to offer some clarification and education on this matter.
In celebration of Father’s Day, we sat down with the “Father” of Kona Coffee & Tea, Dan Bolton. We talked about his thoughts on fatherhood and his family business.
With volcanic vog in the air here and allergy season upon all of us, we wanted to take a closer look at Mamaki, a native Hawaiian plant that has been known for its traditional respiratory healing properties when made into tea.
Our barista Andrew finds out exactly where the honey in his coffee comes from on the Kona Coffee & Tea farm.
Here are six ways we are making our Kona café more green this year, including saving 187,200 plastic straws.
After 20 years of farming Kona coffee, the Bolton family thought it was time to update the look of the Kona Coffee & Tea coffee bag. They partnered with a Big Island designer to pay tribute to the farm that started it all.
Twenty years ago my parents took a leap of faith and planted 20 acres of Kona coffee with the hope that one day it would grow into something that could support their family and enrich their community. This is our story of how Kona Coffee and Tea came to be.
Talk about busy bees! The bees in our Kona coffee fields pollinate our coffee flowers and make amazing honey. Learn about the role bees play in our farm to cup Kona coffee operation.
Fall is harvest time, when we get to pluck the bright red “fruits of our labor” from the coffee trees. And because so much goes into each harvest, we thought we'd share the journey of the bean from farm to cup.