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“Nothing more southerly”
Review of Ka Lae Coffee

Ka Lae Coffee
Ranked #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Naalehu
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
Description: Thank you for your continued patronage! Southernmost Coffee Shop in the USA! Come in for a specialty espresso drink either hot or iced, have a delicious baked good and wander through our three commercial greenhouses filled with orchids, bromeliads and anthuriums! Pre-made sandwiches and snacks usually available. Bring in your own bottle or cup for water refills.
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Description: Thank you for your continued patronage! Southernmost Coffee Shop in the USA! Come in for a specialty espresso drink either hot or iced, have a delicious baked good and wander through our three commercial greenhouses filled with orchids, bromeliads and anthuriums! Pre-made sandwiches and snacks usually available. Bring in your own bottle or cup for water refills.
Reviewed December 21, 2013

Located in the country, in what looks like the large garden of a country house or farm, in the middle of nowhere: there is nothing else around in this area where you can get a coffee and snack. Approached by a fairly rough track off the main road that goes to the most southerly point. Not much seating in the building itself. But tables and chairs outside.

Excellent biscotti and coffee. Waited a while for the bagel, cream cheese and mango jam, but when it came the coffee was just hot still, but the bagel was delicious, lovely jam.

An interesting enough place to stop for a drink and a bite to eat.

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1  Thank AlbertSolihull
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

Can't recommend this place enough. It's a unique place to get an excellent coffee, to-die-for pastry, absorb your surroundings and relax for a minute off the road. Everything about this place was superb from the drinks to the woman who made them to the orchid farm we explored. Also do yourself a favor and get whatever pastries they have available. They're worth breaking from a diet to try.

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Reviewed October 4, 2013

Ka Lae Coffee Lovers!

After we wandered the wind-blown landscape at South Point, we headed north down the narrow road to get back to Hwy 11. There was a small sign for Ka Lae on the shoulder of the road pointing to a right turn that looked as if it was a driveway. Feeling adventurous and both of us craving a cup of good coffee, we said "Why not?".

So we make the turn and it sure does seem like a driveway--there is the house---"What's going on?"--"I don't know!"--"Look for a place to turn around!"-------"OH, THERE it is (behind the house)"--"Welcome sign is out...and I REALLY would love a cup of coffee!"---"OK, let's check it out."

THAT was one of the best decisions we made on this vacation! The owner, Kate, greeted us with a big welcoming smile that instantly melted any of our previous concerns. The smell of the just coming out of the oven fresh baked cookies melted any desire to watch calories!

As the coffee was being prepared, I'd wandered around a bit and noticed a doorway that led into a greenhouse. Kate noticed my interest and said go ahead, check it out if you'd like. I LIKED! We spent at least an hour sipping coffee and taking photos of the magnificent orchids growing in there.

I highly recommend this place for anyone heading back to the highway after a trip to the South Point/Green Sand Beach area. They are open from 7-4 daily....just park behind the house and make yourself at home. Tell Kate "Hi" for us!

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1  Thank Cynoman
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