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Kona Joe Coffee

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Address: 79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
Phone Number: +1 808-322-2100
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

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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The coffee here is good. They do tours for about $15.00 a person. They have a cool cafe with a beautiful view and they have a gift shop with a bunch of different things.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The coffee here is good. They do tours for about $15.00 a person. They have a cool cafe with a beautiful view and they have a gift shop with a bunch of different things.

Thank Liz M
Maui, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the coffee, loved the views! Didn't do the tour but it looked interesting. Steep if that concerns you.

Thank ReillyWoodTravellers
Ladera Ranch, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its worth visiting just for the coffee, I send a bag to my clients every year for the holidays! The farm is beautiful and Kona Joe and Deepa are friendly and welcoming.

Thank sailmarc
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Purchase Kona Joe Signature medium roast coffee. Very good flavor. My favorite coffee (and I've tried many others)!

Thank Dale S
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid $12.00 for a tour of the coffee making process and it was worth it. Anderson, our guide, was friendly, very knowledgeable, and provided great information. The coffee is delicious and with the $12.00, you get a mug and a free cup of coffee at the end of the tour. Would recommend this one if you're interested in learning about... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the coffee drinkers, this is haven, it is so good that TSA STOLE one of my bags, yep, the proof is some time hard to sallow. The guides are wonderful and all smiles. The view is the best in the world, and i travel, one may be able to see whales. See and smell the whole experience of making... More 

Thank VA45
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Down a tiny road off the Mamalahoa Highway leads you to Kona Joe's. A very good tasting area with lots to sample and a gift shop to boot. Tours of the roasting process are available all in a quiet plantation below the highway. After tasting you can visit their barrista and buy cups of coffee and biscotti then sit down... More 

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East Point, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our resort had the brochure for the Kona Joe Coffee tour, so we decided to check it out. The agricultural engineer, Anderson, was our tour guide. He was quite personable, informative, and encouraged questions. The tour included the farm where coffee beans grew, processing facility, a cup of coffee, and a complimentary Kona Joe ceramic mug. There's a coffee bar... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kona Joe Coffee last year. The coffee is great and the people are wonderful. Took a tour of the coffee process area. Very interesting and educational. I called to order more coffee to give as Christmas presents. Judy at Kona Joe was very helpful. If you are in Hawaii this is a must see. If you just like... More 

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Lincoln, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aloha! My wife and I arrived by bus with a group on excursion from our cruise ship. We gathered together outside with Bruno, our guide, and he gave an extensive explanation of coffee growing and harvesting, especially pointing out Kona Joe's use of trellising the trees/bushes - a method for which they hold a patent (didn't know farming methods like... More 

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