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What is kona coffee

What is Kona Coffee?

When coffee is referred to as 'kona coffee', it means coffee that's grown in the North and South Kona districts of Hawaii. The 2-mile long stretch of land is informally referred to as the "kona coffee belt" and is home to over 600 coffee farms. Initially the kona region was the only major coffee growing [...]

history of kona coffee

History of Kona Coffee

Kona Coffee has a fascinating history that is anything but a straight line. The first coffee trees planted in Hawaii weren't even on the Big Island (never mind Kona), and the first attempts at creating a coffee industry were a complete disaster. And yet, its troubled history helped shape the kona coffee industry in to [...]