Kona Coffee – Why So Expensive?

Kona Coffee – Why So Expensive?

One of the most common questions people ask about Kona Coffee is “Why so expensive?!” 3 reasons. Listed backwards, talk-show style. #3. The Kona Coffee Belt is very small The Kona Coffee Belt is a tiny bit of land less than 1 mile wide and around 30 miles long. Only...
Coffee in Hawaii. A King’s Final Legacy.

Coffee in Hawaii. A King’s Final Legacy.

In 1813 Don Francisco de Paula Marin, “Hawaii’s Original Farmer” planted the first coffee seedlings in Oahu. A distinguished horticulturist, he served King Kamehameha I as a personal physician, interpreter and accountant. Sadly, those first seedlings...