2018 Crown Cupping Award

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2018 Crown Cupping Award

Every year in November the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival celebrates all things Kona coffee, including holding a coveted blind cupping competition judged by experts from around the globe. Kona Coffee & Tea entered the crown division this year and won first place…


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Gratitude

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Gratitude

Gratitude should not be reserved for one day of the year. Gratitude is an integral part of what makes each and every one of us grow and shine. Here at Kona Coffee & Tea, we are overflowing with gratitude. The three amazing souls named below are just a small example of the countless passionate and dedicated family and staff that help to make Kona Coffee & Tea what you see and taste today.


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The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation

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The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation

In the memory of one lost life, others have been saved. On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 we will give to The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation in celebration of #GivingTuesday. The foundation provides essential equipment and training to the Hawaii Island Fire Department who serves the Hawaii community. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.


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Malia Ohana Coffee

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Malia Ohana Coffee

Grown on 8 acres free of pesticides and herbicides, our Malia Ohana coffee sold out last year and has not been available until now. The namesake of this coffee, Malia Bolton Hind, explains what makes this coffee so unique…


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Brew Like a Pro

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Brew Like a Pro

In the world of coffee, the beans seem to get all the credit, but the preparation of those beans makes a big difference in how you make a great cup of coffee. We would like to share with you some of our favorite, tried and true brewing methods and practices to make the perfect cup of coffee.

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Behind the Cover

Behind the Cover

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.

First Harvest 2018

First Harvest 2018

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…

Decaf

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Decaf

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.

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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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