Handmade Soap

Handmade Soap

We’ve partnered with soap maker Amanda Richards of Paper Crane Soaps to use ingredients from our farm, and other farmers in Hawaii, to handcraft soaps. Our selection of soaps include farm honey, 100% Kona coffee latté, mamaki mint tea, and hibiscus orange (seasonal). We interviewed Amanda to get to know the woman behind our soaps.

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First Harvest 2019

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First Harvest 2019

Annually, we invite the public to come to the farm and help us pick the first coffee of the season. It gives our community of Kona coffee lovers a chance to see where their coffee comes from and learn more about our process.

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Kona Coffee & Tea’s very own IRONMAN®

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Kona Coffee & Tea’s very own IRONMAN®

2019 marks the first year Kona Coffee & Tea has sponsored a sole athlete competing in the IRONMAN® World Championship. We feed him our peanut butter/banana with chia seeds on a bagel and he drinks a Kona Bullet...

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Cold Brew Q & A

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Cold Brew Q & A

What’s all the buzz about cold-brewed coffee? We’ll demystify your questions about this trendy brew method and show you how to easily make it at home. In comparison to its fast and furious cousin iced coffee, cold brew is a gentle giant of refined flavor.

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2019 Crop Tasting Notes

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2019 Crop Tasting Notes

Aloha and welcome to our annual crop assessment and tasting, where our four primary roasts (light, medium, dark, and peaberry) were cupped. From the dry aromas of roasted hazelnut, to sips with notes of milk chocolate and citrus…

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 Pregnancy and Kona Coffee

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Pregnancy and Kona Coffee

Director of Operations at Kona Coffee & Tea, Malia Bolton Hind, shares how her relationship with coffee has changed while being pregnant with her first child and being at the center of one of the world’s coffee Meccas…


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Blue Zones Approved

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Blue Zones Approved

Kona Coffee & Tea’s Kailua-Kona café just became Blue Zones approved by offering new healthier menu options and being committed to cultivating a place of community. The Blue Zones Project is a community-wide well-being improvement initiative around the world…

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Sustainably Farmed

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Sustainably Farmed

We are frequently asked whether our coffee is organic. So, we thought we would take the time to explain our philosophy and commitment to sustainable farming practices…

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Catching a Buzzzz

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Catching a Buzzzz

The coffee flowers are in bloom which means we have a fresh harvest of Kona Snow Honey. Our farm has hundreds of buzzing boxes of bees strategically placed around the property. We recently caught up with Kelly O’Day from Kona Queen Hawaii. He is the man with a plan when it comes to our current bee population and honey production on the farm.…

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