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Kona Joe Coffee

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Address: 79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
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Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe...

Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the first trellised coffee plantation in the world. We grow our coffee on a trellis system, very similar to how wine grapes are grown, hence, Coffee Grown Like Wine! There are many advantages to growing coffee by this patented method, all of which you can learn during your visit.We are open every day from 9am until 5pm. We offer Kona’s most complete, fully guided plantation tour experience. The tour is an information packed, 30 minute walking tour complete with visiting our dry mill, roasting and packing room, chocolate room, and up close look at coffee trees, cherries, parchment, and even possibly blooms!Kona Joe Coffee is a fully operative coffee farm completing everything from planting and growing, to wet milling, dry milling, roasting, packing, retail, and even making coffee drinks.You can also experience coffee and chocolate sampling in our artist inspired showroom. There are four types of coffee sampling and two types of chocolate sampling daily.Need a latte or cappuccino? We have a full service espresso bar located on our lanai with 270 degree views of the beautiful Kona CoastTour reservations are welcomed but not required. Visiting from a cruise ship? Need a pick up from Kailua? We offer free pick up in the Kona Joe Coffee shuttle for groups. Hope to see you soon and aloha!

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nice view, nice staff, nice refreshments

this is another location that you have to watch for as you drive, as there is limited signage on the island highways. definitely worth finding. you'll get a great view of the... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting to see the process from tree to packaged coffee. Available to buy if you have a coffee machine though I gather Kona coffee is expensive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is another location that you have to watch for as you drive, as there is limited signage on the island highways. definitely worth finding. you'll get a great view of the western coast of the island. friendly staff (there's tours if you want to participate). we ordered coffee and a smoothie and just relaxed with the view. gift shop... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to Kona Joe's as an excursion while on NCL (cruise ship) and it was one of the top five things we did. I believe our tour guides name was Romeo and he was from Brazil. He was so informative and explained the growing and roasting processing in such a concise manner, even a novice coffee lover such as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kona coffee farms abound in Kona like wineries in Sonoma or Nappa. Kona Joes offers a beautiful view of the ocean from the hills of their place. There is an excellent gift shop offering free samples of Kona coffee. They also have a coffee bar. For a small price you get an excellent tour and explanation of coffee growing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the coffee tour while vacationing in Hawaii. It was an amazing day and this was our last "outing" for that day. The coffee was amazing and the views were breathtaking. It was the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee at the end of the day. I will always treasure the memories from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great coffee tour and we really enjoyed listening to how the coffee is made. Our tour guide was Renato and he's from Brazil and he was very kind and knowledgeable. My boyfriend and I learnt a lot from him! A free coffee is included in the tour and a mug and it's only $12 if you book... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure if their coffee is normally bitter or if it was that all 5 samples they had were brewed wrong or....? Yuck! The view is spectacular! I wish the coffee had been tolerable so I could sit and sip out in the garden but no. So very, very sad to have wasted their location on poor coffee.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried about 5 different coffee farms/shops in the Kona area - this one had the worst coffee by far! We tried all of the blends that had available for tasting - all terrible! Very bitter! Worse than Starbucks (if this is even possible). Definitely try a different coffee farm if you want good coffee.

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Vale, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited here twice during our stay in Hawaii. It has breathtaking views with seating outside overlooking the ocean below. Beautiful gift shop, and coffee bar. We did not take the tour but you can smell and look into the building where it is being processed and packaged. The Barista Romeu was very kind and informative, my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on their coffee tour which was suggested in our Frommer's Hawaii guidebook. It was a very informative tour which showed you the different stages of coffee from the flowering of the trees to the picking of the "cherries", skinning, sorting, roasting and voila drinking their wonderful coffee. Kona coffee is very expensive; about $40.00 a... More 

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