These are true contry roads, many not marked, so be patient and allow for plenty of time. If you find yourself at the wrong door, please remember to treat their neighbors kindly. Always call ahead because things change, double check for hours and days of operation, and it's a good idea to make an appointment. Good luck and above all, have some fun.
Almost all coffee farms, mills and other stops noted are run by families or small business owners. On this driving tour, the participatants to intimately share with them their love of Kona coffee, and the history and culture that make this such a celebrated brew.
Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation 1
73-1944 Hao Street, Kailua-Kona
1/2 mile north from Junction 190/180 above Kaloko. Call ahead for detailed directions. HOFA certified organic coffee farm.
Hawaiian Gardens 2
P.O. Box 1779, Kailua-Kona
Located at Junction 190 and 180. Features wide selection of Big Island horticultural and agricultural products including Kona coffee.
Kailua Candy Company 3
74-5563 Kaiwi Street, Kailua-Kona
Tel (800) 622-2462/329-2522
Corner of Kuakini Hwy. and Kaiwi St. Hand-made fine chocolate candies featuring Kona products and 100% Kona coffee.
Hilo Hattie, The Store of Hawaii 4
75-5597A Palani Road, Kailua-Kona
Located next to Burger King. Large selection of made-in-Hawaii products and several Kona estate coffees.
The Bad Ass Coffee Company 5
75-5770 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona
Offers coffee by the cup or pound, and Bad Ass merchandise. Located at Waterfront Row overlooking Kailua Bay.
Island Lava Java 6
75-5799 Alii Drive 1A, Kailua-Kona
Enjoy a selection of 100% Kona coffee by the cup or pound at this retail coffeehouse. Located in Alii Sunset Plaza overlooking Oneo Bay and Kailua Bay.
M & K Kona Coffee Farms 7
75-5535C Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Located on Kamalani Street in the Hualalai Farms Subdivision just before mile marker 6. Call ahead to make arrangements.
Ueshima Coffee (UCC Hawaii), Corp. 8
75-5568 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Located 3-4 miles from Junction 190 and 180. Makai and south of mile marker 6.
Kona Star Farms 9
76-5817 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Tel 866-324-1888/ 324-1888
South of mile marker 106, one half-mile north and mauka of Holualoa Post Office.
Yamasawa Farms 10
P.O. Box 311, Holualoa
Located north of Imin Center in Holualoa. Tours by appointment only.
Ferrari Coffee Hawaiian 11
Mountain Gold Visitors Center
Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Tel (800) 288-1542/324-1542
Across Kona Hotel in historic Holualoa Town. Sample 100% Kona coffee and view one of the largest doll collections in the islands.
Kona Blue Sky Coffee Company 12
76-973 A Hualalai Road, Holualoa
Just below junction of Hualalai Road and Mamalahoa Hwy. Complimentary guided walking tours and tasting daily.
Holualoa Kona Coffee Company 13
77-6261 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Full milling and roasting services, Monday through Friday from 8 - 4 p.m. Larger groups welcomed with advance notice. One mile north of mile marker 2.
Kona Coffee Connection 14
78-6955 Walua Road, Kailua-Kona
Junction of Kamehameha III Hwy. and Queen Kaahumanu Hwy. Right and mauka on Walua Road. Call ahead for coffee farm and processing tours.
Kona Caves Plantation 15
78-6993 Walua Road, Kailua-Kona
Located above Keauhou Bay on Walua Road. Tours of coffee farm and mill offered.
Heavenly Hawaiian Farm / The Other Farm 16
78-1136 Bishop Road, Holualoa
Just north of Keauhou Store, and one half mile up Old Poi Factory Road. Pottery studio and miniature donkeys also on site.
Fike Farms of Hawaii 17
84-5090 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Just north of Keauhou store, one half mile up Old Poi Factory Road at the top of the driveway.
Sugai Kona Coffee 18
79-7098 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa
Third generation coffee farmer located south and makai of Keauhou Store.
Kona Joe Coffee 19
79-7346 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kainaliu
Tel 877-KONA-JOE (566-2563)/322-2100
Just below and to the right of Lanakila Church in Kainaliu. Offers on-site retail, tasting and tours Monday through Friday from 9 - 5 p.m.
Lehuula Farms 20
79-7350 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kainaliu
Please call to schedule a tour. Just below Lanakila Congregational.
Aloha Angel Café 21
79-7384 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua
Unique dining experience serving 100% Kona coffee in historic Aloha Theater building, makai of Hwy. 11 in Kainaliu Town.
Kona Connoisseur 22
79-989 Kealaola Street, Kealakekua
Certified organic farm offers pure Kona coffee and chocolates. Immediately makai of blue hospital sign. Please call ahead for tours.
Kona Mountain Café 23
81-6637 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua
Tours (by appointment only) of Kona Mountain Estate Coffee farm meets at retail coffeehouse also offering deli sandwiches and assorted snacks.
Greenwell Farms 24
81-6581 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua
Between mile markers 111 and 112. Complimentary farm and mill tours, and coffee tasting. Open Monday through Saturday from 8 - 4 p.m.
Kona Historical Society's Kona Coffee Living History Farm 25
P.O. Box 398, Captain Cook
On-site farm and mill offers tours, retail, living history programs, activities and hands-on demonstrations. Call for reservations. North and makai of mile marker 110
Cedar House Bed & Breakfast and Coffee Farm 28
82-6119 Bamboo Road, Captain Cook
Mauka on Kiloa Road between Captain Cook Post Office and Kealakekua Ranch Center. Call ahead for detailed directions.
Koa Coffee Plantation 29
82-1213 Greenwell Mountain Road, Captain Cook
Turn left on to Koa Road just south of the Kealakekua Ranch Center. Call ahead for detailed directions.
Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative 26
82-5810 Napoopoo Road, Captain Cook
Pink Donkey sign fronts co-op of more than 300 local farmers. Historical site offers farm tours, equipment display, and an all farmers direct outlet store open Monday through Friday from 7 - 4 p.m. Please call ahead to arrange for tours.
Ueshima Coffee (UCC Hawaii), Corp. 27
82-5810 Napoopoo Road, Captain Cook
Discover a coffee roastery offering on-site retail, factory tours, and custom roasting tours with fee.
The Coffee Shack 30
83-5799 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook
Just north of mile marker 108. Purchase Kahualoa Estate Kona Coffee and relax at deli and espresso bar overlooking scenic bay.
Crocker Enterprises 31
Rabbit Hill Road, Captain Cook
Road entry is one-half mile south and mauka of mile marker 108. Crocker Estate sign, third driveway on left. Estate coffee, certified orchid nursery, coffee seedlings and art. Please call ahead for appointment.
Left Coast Farms 100% Kona Coffee 32
5 Rabbit Hill Road, Captain Cook
On-site retail. Tour of farm and mill offered by appointment only. Located south and mauka of mile marker 108.
Royal Kona Coffee 33
84-5427 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook
Six colorful banners front Visitor Center just north and makai of mile marker 107. Sample different Kona coffee flavors and tour the Kona coffee processing mill.
Aloha Farms and A Place of Refuge B & B 34
83-5440 Painted Church Road, Captain Cook
Fax 328-0604 o www.alohafarms.com
Relax on the slopes of Mauna Loa above the scenic view of Kealakekua Bay, mauka on historic Painted Church Road.
Mountain Coffee Co., Ltd. 35
84-5227 Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau
Makai of Hwy. 11 just before mile marker 106.
Bong Brothers Coffee Co. 36
84-5227 Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau
Makai of Hwy. 11 between mile marker 106 and 105. Kona coffee exporter, fruit stand and vegetarian food to go.
Ka Hua O`Kona Estate Coffee Farm 37
P.O. Box 448, Honaunau
Located mauka of Hwy. 11 on Bruner Road just north of mile marker 105. Call ahead to schedule a tour and for detailed directions.
Lions' Gate Kona Coffee Farm and B & B 38
Mamalahoa Highway, Honaunau
Turn makai after mile marker 105. Please call ahead for tours.
Old Hawaiian Coffee 39
84-5042A Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau
Offering certified organic coffee, mauka and south of mile marker 105. Please call ahead for tours and detailed directions.
Langenstein Farms 40
84-4956 Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau
Just north and mauka of State Baseyard and mile marker 104.
Pele Plantations - BrocksenGate Estate 41
Mamalahoa Hwy, Honaunau
North and mauka of mile marker 104. Call for exact directions.
Masunaga Farms 42
Old Tobacco Road, Honaunau
Located on Old Tobacco Road in Honaunau at mile marker 104. Offers on-site retail and tours by appointment only.
Bay View Farms 43
83-5249 Painted Church Road, Honaunau
Complete Kona coffee processing facility on 30-acre plantation, 1/2 mile north of Painted Church.
Kona Coast Coffee Company 44
84-5008 Keala o Keawe Road, Honaunau
Tel 328-9571 o Fax 328-8101
One-fourth mile below Honaunau Post Office on Hwy. 160 (Keala o Keawe Road) at Rainbow Ranch Coffee Plantation.