• What is Estate Grown coffee?  "Estate Grown" means that all of the coffee is grown and produced at the source; in our case here at Hog Heaven Coffee (Pua'a Lani) farm  vs. retail coffee stores which tend to blend of coffees from around the world where the source often is not identified. So if your care about where your coffee comes from, make sure to read the label.
  • Where is Ninole?  Ninole is located on the northeast side of the Big Island of Hawaii known as the Hāmākua coast. Ninole also boasts the smallest post office in the state.
  • Is there a difference between the various Hawaiian coffees? Yes! Differences range from wet or dry process, elevation level, terrain and climate. On the Big Island, there are four coffee districts: Hāmākua, Kona, Kau, and Puna. All four have very different soil and climate. Check out our blog Coffees of Hawaii for more information. Also, read about the diverse climate of this beautiful island.
  • What does it take to go from coffee tree to roasted coffee? A lot! Coffee trees produce cherries (so called because they look similar to the fruit cherry when ripe), which are individually handpicked, pulped, washed, dryed, milled, roasted, package.  Check our blog Farm to Cup Coffee Process for more details.
  • How does Coffee Club Work? Choose the option to join the club and the 5% discount is automatically applied. But you do need to type in ‘club’ in the discount code at check out for the free shipping.
  • What is involved with the Coffee Farm Tour? It's a personalized journey of our farm to cup coffee process from coffee tree to roasted coffee. See our Farm Tour for more details.
  • What roast should I get for my coffee maker? It's not the roast but the grind that's important for the best tasting coffee. For instance, you want a medium grind for drip vs. fine grind for espresso vs. course grind for french press. Click here for our blog on achieving the perfect cup of coffee.
  • What's the difference between different roasts? Ahhh this is where personal taste and sensitivity to your senses come into harmony. Because our coffee comes from the same source, it's the quality of the beans are equal, as in the flavonoids are present in all three roast profiles but to a more or lesser degree. Our medium roast has the most noticeable flavonoids, while dark roast has least with medium-dark somewhere in the middle. The differences are subtle but noticeable. Additionally there are differences in health benefits between the roasts.