What is Kona Snow?

What is Kona Snow?

February and March cover the Kona, Hawaii landscape with snow — Kona snow. What is Kona Snow? It's the white blossoms that top green coffee trees and fill the air with sweet fragrance, looking like snowfall in the warm breezes of Hawaii. It holds the promise of a world-class cup of coffee.

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The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part II

The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part II

Kona coffee is some of the most sought-after coffee in the world. Part of what makes Kona coffee so special is the coffee trees themselves, and how they are grown. Read on to learn about Kona’s unique growing conditions, and the fascinating life cycle of a Kona...

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The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part 1

The Life Cycle of a Kona Coffee Tree, part 1

Kona coffee is some of the most sought after coffee in the world. This premium coffee receives this accolade because of the unique circumstances in which it grows and is harvested. To understand why, here’s a breakdown of the life cycle of a Kona coffee tree...

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What is Peaberry Coffee (and why is it so special)?

What is Peaberry Coffee (and why is it so special)?

While visiting a Kona coffee farm, or browsing a selection of estate-grown Kona coffee, you may have seen the term “peaberry” come up and wondered, “what is peaberry coffee?” This rare and often misunderstood coffee bean is a special part of coffee harvest time, and a real treat (it’s called the “champagne of coffee”!)

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Why is Kona Coffee so Special?

Why is Kona Coffee so Special?

Kona coffee is one of the rarest and most prized coffees in the world. But what exactly is Kona coffee, and what makes it so special? "Kona coffee has a richer flavor than any other, be it grown where it may and call it by what name you please." ~Mark Twain, 1866.

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What to Expect on a Coffee Tour

What to Expect on a Coffee Tour

Try a sip of real estate-grown 100% Kona coffee, and you might just have to visit the farm for yourself. Fortunately, several coffee farms on Kona provide tours and tastings, including Buddha’s Cup (one of the highest-rated coffees and tours on the island). Coffee tours are a must-do on your Hawaii vacation.

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reImagine your cup of Kona

We grow coffee – you grow Aloha!

Our Buddha’s Cup family produces High Mountain Grown 100% Kona Coffee and Tea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Come visit us on your next trip to Hawaii and experience our Five-Farm Plantation Visitor Center with a unique plantation tour.

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