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“As fresh as Kona can get!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Island X Hawaii

Island X Hawaii
67-106 Kealohanui Street, Unit C-1, PO Box 622, Waialua, Oahu, HI 96791
808-637-2624
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Ranked #7 of 12 Attractions in Waialua
Type: Factory Tours, Food & Drink
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Owner description: At Island X Hawaii / Old Sugar Mill Waialua, we have the best Natural Shave Ice made from locally grown fruit, coffee and chocolate. We offer free mini Waialua Coffee and Chocolate Mill tours and provide free Waialua Coffee and Hawaii grown cocoa samples. Our shop is located in the old Waialua Sugar Mill on the North Shore of Oahu. Island X Hawaii provides a close up look at the coffee and chocolate operation.
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“As fresh as Kona can get!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Probably my favorite attraction in Hawaii. Just minutes away from Haleiwa. Free coffee and chocolate samples. Freshest tasting coffee on the island. You get a mini tour of the coffee plants and drying process. You also see them roasting and la king the beans. Heaven for any coffee aficionado!

Visited August 2013
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Deering, New Hampshire
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“Loved this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly, coffee and chocolate free samples as much as you wanted. Very interesting and the owner William was happy to have you and teach you all about the coffee and chocolate beans. Iwas so exexcited to get my mom and myself some very rare coffee that has beaten out Kona and a bunch of other coffees. Love being able to get truly unique gifts. The rare coffee was Ka'u $30 for an 8 oz bag. Also got really cool soap with funny saying for my brother who's going to be a lawyer. Great store next to the North Shore Soap Company to great finds!

Visited August 2013
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“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

My wife's family is from Hawaii, and we were on Oahu for a family reunion. We found this place mostly by accident, but it was a gem of a place. The free samples are amazing, and the people are all extremely helpful. The coffee was so good that I bought some as a wedding present. The prices are not cheap, but the quality of the coffee is amazing. And the other stuff you can buy there has a fun, slightly campy feel.

And as someone else said: the service is great and gave us a tour of everything.

Between it and the handmade soap place also in the old sugar mill, it's worth the drive.

Visited June 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Fantastic customer service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

It is a small local place, but all the workers encourage you to sample their products. They are more than willing to answer questions, give you background on their coffee and chocolate, and are just helpful in general. We will definitely be back!

Visited June 2013
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San Diego, California
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“Very interesting place, difficult to find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Having seen a short description of the old sugar mill now a coffee mill in a list of things to do on Oahu, we decided to give it a try on a day we were visiting the Dole Plantation which is 'nearby'. While the sign directing us to Wailalua was misleading and after driving through a neighborhood that we knew was probably not where we were going, we finally located the coffee mill. It was a very interesting place, we learned some things about coffee we did not know. Brought home some very good Wailalua Coffee, even though it was a little on the expensive side, it is very good! If you are interested in coffee it is a very good place to visit.

Visited March 2013
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