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Kona Joe Coffee

Address: 79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: 866-566-2563
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Kealakekua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe Coffee will take you into...
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Type: Farms, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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British Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My mom purchased a wooden turtle carving there last week. She asked where it was made and the sales person flat out lied and said it was made by a gentleman in Honolulu. When my mom got home and peeled of the pricetag and it said made in Indonesia. Very disappointing. Makes me wonder what else they lie about re:... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped in at Kona Joe's. Great place to get a cup and sit by the cliff overlooking the Pacific. The shop had various types of coffee, coffee rubs, chocolate covered beans all things coffee and typical souvenirs.

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Oahu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

First time I have been to Kona Joe's. I love the Dark Roast and Jammers. Came back twice to buy more coffee and to buy coffee for gifts to bring back to the mainland. I will be ordering more online once I am back in California. Beautiful plantation, views and fantastic coffee!! :)

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Kailua Kona, Hi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A great location, a beautiful view, a great tour, a yummy restaurant, free coffee samples, nice retail store, and a great staff in the store and coffee processing. What else could you ask for.

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

At Kona Joe's they treat the coffee tasting and buying experience like a wine tasting experience at a winery. In fact, their tag line is something along these lines. What an incredible view this facility has; absolutely breathtaking! And their outdoor coffee bar, oh my! I could have spent all day there. The highlight was getting educated and served by... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was a spur of the moment stop for my wife which I had little interest in. I actually found it fascinating to see how coffee is made and the different types. It sure changed how we will buy and brew coffee in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I drink my coffee black. I find most coffee and roasts are too bitter to enjoy this way. When my wife and I discovered Kona Joe's several years ago, my first reaction was "this is the smoothest coffee I've ever had". Even a cold cup of coffee tastes smooth and well-rounded. Recently, I got some Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Best coffee place in hawaii. A hidden gem. Perfect view. Great food, for great prices. Extremely recommended!!!! The breakfast here made my day:)

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have been visiting the Big Island of Hawaii for 15 years. With this we had been driving by the Kona Joe driveway for many of those. About 8 years ago on one of our drives I said to my husband, let’s just pull off and try this place. Well talk about better late than never!! We have been having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Went to kona joe 3 times in a week best coffee I've ever tasted.i will definitely be coming back for the coffee every December on our vacation to the island . They also have really good prices and ship anywhere in the states.

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