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Kona Joe Coffee

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Address: 79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7910
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+1 808-322-2100
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Located in Kainaliu, in the heart of the Kona Coffee district, Kona Joe...

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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Fun coffee tour

$15 per person to take a brief tour of a working coffee farm. (The price was a little steep in my option, but we had the time, the cash, and we were there). The views are... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

$15 per person to take a brief tour of a working coffee farm. (The price was a little steep in my option, but we had the time, the cash, and we were there). The views are beautiful and we learned a lot about coffee. It was a nice, low key excursion. You do get a mug at the end of... More 

Thank Liz W
Gardendale, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting tour on how Dr. Joe came up with his patented method of growing coffee. I got some good advice on what coffee to drink since I have reflux (peaberry). The farm is beautiful and the aromas of the coffee roasting and the blossoms are divine. Great souvenir shop. Best of all it was open on Sunday when we... More 

Thank elmek1
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It you want to sit and enjoy gorgeous views and good coffee, this is the place to do it! The coffee was tasty, and the girl in the gift shop was very nice and helpful. We will be shipping some gift boxes home for family!

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Chandler, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful trellis coffee plantation. Worth an hour to stop and get a cup of coffee and shop for some souvenirs. Karolina in the gift shop was very helpful. Highly recommend a visit. Beautiful spot.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped, on impulse, at Kona Joe Coffee on our way to the Volcano National Park. This establishment, not far from Kailua Kona was a great stop. From the parking lot you could see coffee beans still on the tree. Once you continued through the property you are offered a stunning view of the ocean below. There... More 

Thank Louisss70
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fun coffee tour. Judy did a great job showing us around. I didn't expect to see as much of the process of making coffee as we did. Some good tips on how to store coffee and brew coffee.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kona Coffee is famous and only grown on the Big Island of Hawaii. Trying to choose which coffee farm to visit was not easy, we feel very lucky to have picked Kona Joe Coffee. Kona Joe has developed a unique way to grow coffee, using knowledge he learned from wine growers he trains the coffee trees to grow on trellises... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like coffee, then this is for you. I am not a coffee drinker myself but I still really enjoyed the tour learning how coffee is grown and prepared for consumers. Each island of Hawaii thinks their coffee is the best and they like to try to convince you that theirs is the best. But this tour was informative,... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, very friendly and helpful! People in the gift shop were very informative and nice to talk to.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hidden Gem... loved loved the views and everyone was very nice :) I recommend this place for a cup of coffee/tour or lunch (reservations only)

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