The Coffee Industry in Hawaii
Articles and information about the coffee industry
in the Hawaiian Islands, including trade organizations,
the history of coffee growing in Hawaii, articles
about the state of the industry, and a directory
of Hawaiian coffee growers and companies.
Kona Coffee Beans
Photo: Kirk Lee Aeder
Coffee Plant Flower
Photo: Hawaii Tourism Japan
Hawaii Coffee Association
A trade organization for members of the Hawaii
coffee industry. Their mission is to
increase Hawaii coffee consumption in Hawaii
and internationally and also to educate and
provide a networking center for its members.
They also organize an annual Hawaii Coffee Conference.
Kona Coffee Council
A trade organization for growers,
processors, and retailers of coffee
grown in the Kona region on the west
side of the Big Island of Hawaii.
Kona Coffee Farmers Association
A support organization and lobbying group
for the farmers in the Kona region of the Big island.
The organization was founded to protect
economic interests of 100% Kona coffee and seek
greater legal protection for the "Kona coffee" name.
Hawaiian Coffee Companies
An alphabetical index to large coffee plantations,
small coffee farms, coffee processing companies,
and coffee retailers in Hawaii.
Hawaii's Largest Coffee Plantation Is On Kauai
There are hundreds of coffee farms on the Big Island
of Hawaii but many people do not realize that the largest coffee
plantation in Hawaii is located on the island of Kauai.
The History of Coffee in Hawaii
An article about the history of the coffee
industry in Hawaii, from the early 1800's to
the present day. From the Kalaheo Cafe and
Kona Coffee History and Plants
The history of coffee growing in Kona and
general information about growing coffee plants
More Java, Fewer Visitors Hit Coffee Growers
A May 2002 article by Lyn Danninger in the Honolulu
Star Bulletin Newspaper.
Will Hawaii Coffee Dilute Kona Coffee?
A September 2001 article by Jacy Youn in the Hawaii Business
Magazine about the proposal from part of Hawaii's
coffee industry to start promoting "Hawaii Coffee"
instead of just "Kona Coffee".
Coffee Industry Forms Unsteady Alliance
An October 1997 article by Andrew Gomes in
the Pacific Business Journal about attempts
to organize Hawaii's coffee plantation owners
Coffee Times Articles
Future of Kona Coffee Continues to Brighten
Kona Coffee Soars to New Heights
The Downfall of Kona Coffee
What's Brewing in the Kona Coffee Industry
What You Don't Know About Kona Coffee
Kona Coffee Booms
The Great Kona Coffee Scandal
Coffee Times 1994 State of the Bean Address
The Pilgrimage of Kona Coffee
Coffee Farming in Kona, Hawaii
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation
More Coffee Times Articles
About Kona Coffee
A map of the Kona coffee belt, a brief history
of Kona coffee, the Kona coffee cycle, recipes
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors
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