Caffeine & Coffee

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Caffeine & Coffee

There are many reasons to love coffee…taste, community, ceremony and of course the buzz. Caffeine is the natural component in coffee that gives you a lift when you drink it. Caffeine is found in the…

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The Big Island: Open for Business & Pleasure

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The Big Island: Open for Business & Pleasure

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.

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Coffee, Controversy, & California

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Coffee, Controversy, & California

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.

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Dad's Day

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Dad's Day

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.

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Mamaki

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Mamaki

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. 

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Home-grown Design

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Home-grown Design

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.

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Started From The Farm, Now We're Here

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Started From The Farm, Now We're Here

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. 

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Honey I'm Home

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Honey I'm Home

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. 

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