Blog - 100% Kona
Fulfilling A Decade-Old Dream: Triathlete & Kona Local Brandon Mailhot
In our next Ironman interview, we are proud to feature our Team Kona Coffee & Tea sponsored men’s athlete, Ironman World Championship Competitor and Kona local, Brandon Mailhot. Read the in-depth interview below about how Brandon recovers from an injury just a month before race day, what athletes drink at Kona Coffee & Tea…and you do not want to miss Brandon’s tips for aspiring athletes and the bottom of this interview!
Talkin' Story With Ironman® Competitor And Kona Local, Skye Ombac
Meet Skye Ombac, a local athlete and 5th grade teacher born and raised right here on the Big Island. We’re thrilled to welcome her to Team KCTC as she competes in this year's Ironman Championships! With the competition just days away, Skye is making the final preparations for race day. Learn more about her passion for triathlons, her support from her students, and her favorite drink from our café.
Photos From First Harvest - Rooted In Ohana
Every year we welcome friends, family, staff and visitors for a morning of coffee picking on our family farm above Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. We do this as a tribute to the Kona Coffee harvest season, which begins every year in September. We were blessed to have more than 40 people join us, making it our largest First Harvest event yet! All the stunning photos from the event are here.
Our Newest Roast is Official & Here To Stay!
We are happy to now offer Kona Coffee & Tea “Signature Espresso” online and in the Kona Coffee & Tea Café in Kona. We know many of you have been asking about it for a long time. Whether you are “pulling espresso shots” at home or prefer other brew methods like pour over or cold brew, we know you will love this medium/dark roast. It has quickly become one of our favorites for its versatility and great taste.
Your Guide to Peaberry Coffee
With so many descriptors for coffee, it can be tough to keep them all straight. We break down the rare and mysterious term Peaberry coffee, and suggest why it may be so highly sought after, while dispelling some myths about the term.
National Police Week Fundraiser 2022
Kona Coffee & Tea is honored to partner with the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation for this year’s Police Week, May 15-21, 2022.
Your Coffee Grinder: The 2nd Most Important Thing For Great Coffee At Home
Here at Kona Coffee & Tea, it is our personal and professional mission to educate our Ohana on how to provide themselves with the absolute best cup of 100% Kona coffee in the comfort of their own home, no matter how far they are from the Hawaiian Islands. In doing so, we get a lot of coffee questions about home brewing. Below, we talk about the benefits of having a coffee grinder at home, and the advantage of buying only fresh roasted whole bean coffee.
What is Agroforestry?
What is agroforestry and why is it so important to Kona Coffee?
Mother's Day Sip & Shop Supports Local Non-Profit
Local non-profit Kaulua Nā Pua raises funds for their annual hula trip at our Mother’s Day Sip & Shop.
The Volcano Is Erupting: What Does That Mean For Kona Coffee?
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the east side of the Big Island is one of the rare places where humans can safely come face to face with an erupting volcano and view the lava inside. But how does this eruption affect Kona Coffee and agriculture in general in Hawaii?
Kona Coffee & Tea Spotlight: Danny Bolton
Diving deep into your passions with our very own Danny Bolton, part owner of Kona Coffee & Tea.
What Is Kona Snow?
Today we’re talking about Kona Snow, the name given to the beautiful, delicate, aromatic white flowers of the coffee tree.