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Kona Joe Coffee

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79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
+1 808-322-2100
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Kona Joe Tour

We visited Kona Joe Coffee in Kona Hawaii. It was one of our favorite stops. The coffee sample was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donzer5
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Bridgehampton, New York
Amazing Tour with some amazing people

After reading many reviews about the tours we were a bit skeptical about it, they're was no way the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kevinthewoman
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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Just 8 miles south of Kailua-Kona. In the heart of the Kona Coffee district. Kona Joe Coffee will take you into the world's first trellised coffee plantation. The coffee is grown on wires using the same techniques as the world's finest winemakers. There are many advantages to growing coffee by this patented method, all of which you can learn during your visit. We offer a variety of tour packages including an opportunity to roast your own. Open every day from 8 AM to 5 PM. In just 1 hour learn what makes Kona coffee so special. Cultivation, processing, roasting, packaging, brewing , and tasting. All handicap accessible. Full espresso bar with fresh cheesecakes and cookies made daily onsite. Enjoy some while taking in one of the most scenic views in all of Hawaii. Our gift shop offers over 25 varieties of coffee and chocolates. Handicap parking and ADA compliant restrooms.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (84 reviews)
“beans” (47 reviews)
“coffee rub” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
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+1 808-322-2100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Kona Joe Coffee in Kona Hawaii. It was one of our favorite stops. The coffee sample was delicious. Our tour guide's name was Daisy and she was so nice and completely knowledgeable about the entire process from growing to making to shipping the...More

Thank Donzer5
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After reading many reviews about the tours we were a bit skeptical about it, they're was no way the tour could be THAT great, but it truly was. We had a tour with Judy I think, but older lady, but she was VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE and...More

Thank Kevinthewoman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As much as I would love to give five stars, I simply can't. This place was great, there are some very friendly people, coffee is amazing, and of course the view! But then the tour, it ruined everything for us. Our friends advised to visit...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Kona Joe’s to try the coffee and found a great cup of coffee and took an amazing tour. The tour covered everything from plant care to sorting of beans through the whole process. The views from the patio just made it all more...More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad that you made Kona Joe's one of your stops while visiting the Big Island. All of our tour guides take pride in giving a knowledgeable and enthusiastic tours and we are so glad that you enjoyed, of course our panoramic ocean...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour with Judy, who was fantastic and greatly informative. If you’re a coffee drink or not, I think anyone could appreciate the ingenuity and craftsmanship that’s goes into each bag and eventually cup of Joe. The coffee itself is a little pricier...More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I love my job but most of all I enjoy getting to know the guests on the tours and passing and passing my knowledge on to as many as possible. I had a very good teacher, Dr....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kona Joes was close to our airbnb so I tried it on our second day visiting the Big Island. I was addicted so pretty much every day I went back. On a couple of days when we were travelling around I tried other Kona coffee...More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you in the name of Kona Joe Ohana (family). We all take a lot of pride in the way our coffee is grown, processed, roasted and prepared. We all want to thank you for such a wonderful review and are so glad that you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judi gave a fabulous tour. The view is TO DIE FOR! Coffee and pastries are an 11. I stumbled upon this place and stayed for a couple hours. If you have time for just one coffee stop in Kona, make it Kona Joe's!More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the fabulous review, you made all of our days brighter, We all take a lot of pride in all we do here at Kona Joe's, and those views that are to die for we get to enjoy every day but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'd think, with a name like this, the place would be down market. But NOT EVEN CLOSE! We had one rainy afternoon to visit a coffee plantation, and no advanced reservations, so we wanted a place that offered regular tours -- Kona Joe's tours are...More

Thank KaseyMyers
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop at our farm and share your experience. What a great review, you blew us away. We were so glad to hear that you enjoyed all that our unique farm has to offer. We would look...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently toured Kona Joe Coffee With our son and grandsons and were lucky enough to score Daisy as our tour guide. We all learned a lot about coffee and enjoyed the tastings. The view is beautiful, facilities are clean and the staff was very...More

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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review. You did score good, Daisy is one of our best tour guides, we hope you enjoyed your ceramic mug and cup of coffee that came with the tour as well. We all try hard to provide everyone from farm...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice Kona coffee field to tour. After reviewing many reviews we decided to go to Kona Joe. This place was fantastic. The views were breathtaking, the people were friendly, and the coffee was good. Judi our tour guide was amazing....More

Thank TigerBmom
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konajoe1, Guest Relations Manager at Kona Joe Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am speechless, all I can say is that I truly love my job and what I do and having the opportunity to share this knowledge with other people is definitely the highlight of my day. I am so glad that you enjoyed the panoramic...More

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williammalone
4 March 2018|
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Response from Viper51 | Reviewed this property |
the guides are super helpful and I would think children age 5 and up would be involved by the guides and find it pretty interesting. The view is great and the shop is fun but easy to check over fairly quickly , so likely no... More
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RedRose6865
31 December 2017|
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Response from Viper51 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could get a Taxi or Uber to take you to Kona Joe's and I know they could arrange for a return to your Hotel. You might want to also contact the Hilton and see if they have any program tours available that would... More
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Leslie C
20 November 2017|
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Response from Advicetogo | Reviewed this property |
We were on an afternoon tour and thIs included coffee . There were private groups of day trippers having coffee tasting . Suggest you email the company direct . Such wonderfull views in a tranquil setting. Enjoy.
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