Kona Coffee Festival

Coffee cupping competition Here in Kona coffee country, the annual Kona Coffee Festival has been in full swing all week, featuring events, workshops, tours, competitions, and even a parade, to celebrate all things coffee. And at today’s prestigious cupping competition, our own Brazen Hazen coffee was among the select finalists for the coveted award and …
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Support 100-Percent Kona Coffee

Kona coffee is considered one of the premier coffees in the world. The unique growing conditions of the Kona coffee belt — located on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa —make for an ideal growing region that spans just 30 miles in length and one mile mauka/makai. There are 700-plus coffee farms in the …
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It’s Mango Season in Hawai‘i!

Whether served frozen like ice cream, baked in cobbler or enjoyed fresh off the tree, mangoes are a delicious and nutritious treat like no other. Here in Hawai‘i, mango season is in full swing during the summer months, so what better time to celebrate all things mango than to attend a festival devoted solely to …
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Avocado Festival Inspires Delicious Treats

The 5th Annual Hawai’i Avocado Festival will be held this Saturday, February 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in Captain Cook. Highlights of this fun and free Festival include guacamole tastings, avocado recipe contests, an organic farmer’s market, locally-made arts and crafts, panel presentations, a Green fashion show, healing arts, live …
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Hawaii Island’s Exotic Breadfruit

At once exotic, erotic and evocative, breadfruit (known as ulu in Hawaiian) is rooted in absolute practicality and sustenance. The breadfruit tree is tall and proud, with a lush canopy of uniquely formed foliage which shields its large, round globes of green fruit. The tree is not indigenous to the state, but rather, was imported …
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