The family behind Kona Coffee & Tea is on the fall cover of edible Hawaiian Islands, a quarterly magazine that shares the stories of people who are growing, farming, ranching, fishing, and cooking our food in Hawaii. Malia gives us an behind the scenes look at how the cover came to be.
All year we patiently watch as the bright white coffee flowers turn into little green balls, then ripen into plump red coffee cherry. The end of summer brings the first harvest of coffee cherry when we invite the public to our farm to pick and learn about the process of growing Kona coffee…
Have you ever wondered what magical process is used to remove the caffeine from coffee to make decaf? Well, wonder no more. Plus, you might be surprised to learn that not all decaf is created equal.
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…
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.