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Mauna Kea Tea

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Hospitality and green tea!

We ventured over to this boutique tea plantation without calling ahead. Although they were not... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
via mobile

The Mauna Kea Team Farm is just a great place to visit and to learn so much about tea. Kimberly Ino... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Rochester, New York
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We share our learning and appreciation of farming and rural lifestyle through tasting of tea and private farm tour. We hope you will take time to find deeper connection with nature and an appreciation for the way of tea. We are a small family run...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
46-3870 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7038
+1 808-775-1171
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We ventured over to this boutique tea plantation without calling ahead. Although they were not open the owner, Kimberly, welcomed us and shared her and her husband’s story about their tea business. We also were able to purchase some different green teas while visiting. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Stopped by here after calling ahead since I am a huge tea fan. They weren't doing tour that day and it was a bit rainy, but did get to try a tea and chat with the owner for a short while. He's very nice and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

The Mauna Kea Team Farm is just a great place to visit and to learn so much about tea. Kimberly Ino knows and loves raising and serving the tea that is featured in this experience. You will love every moment and learn a lot along...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tpmedia
Reviewed December 19, 2017

it took us a bit to find this place but glad we did. Interesting small tea farms on the side of a dormant volcano. Very informative and fun visit. I bought lots of their ginger turmeric green tea because it's so good. Will order more...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank joheydon
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour and tasting with Kayla. She is knowledgeable and fun. We purchased a few teas after the tasting as they were delicious. I enjoyed the entire process of learning about each tea. We also visited with Kimberly one half of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Per the website, I did a quick call ahead to make sure someone would be there. They welcomed us within a few minutes. The place is in a residential home with the office and tea tasting in the back. The worker who helped us was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank christieb748
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We took a group of visitors there on a lightly drizzling day. We all enjoyed the tour very much and learned a lot about the difference in green teas qualities along with health benefits. The delicious tasting of different teas was fun and educational. Highly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

Mauna Kea Tea is a beautiful family run business. They make amazing tea mixtures by hand. I love their Coconut Green Tea and cant wait to try their new Turmeric Green Tea.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jaymie S
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

And the tea was great too. Mauna Kea Tea is located in a beautiful valley on the north slope of it's namesake mountain. Tea fields range down the valley. We were able to watch a pruning process and Kimberly (grower and hostess) showed us around...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank birkie24
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We enjoyed visiting Mauna Kea Tea. It was cool to see the tea in different stages of the growing process, and the teas they let you try are delicious, so I enjoyed that as well. As another reviewer noted, we didn't really learn as much...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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July 6, 2016|
Response from scottjb814 |
It would be difficult to access all of the tea fields in a wheel chair because of grade. There is a path from the parking lot to the tasting room that would be accessible. You could see some of the tea plants but it would be... More