Kaʻu Coffee Mill, LLC is a full service coffee mill providing services and retail sales in the district of Kaʻu on the Island of Hawaii. The Visitor Center and Gift Shop provides free tours of coffee orchards twice daily during weekdays, as well as the milling and roasting facilities. The products available for sale include a wide variety of fine Kaʻu coffee, macadamia nuts, coffee treats and gifts. Visitors are greeted enthusiastically and welcomed to free tours, samples, and unique items for sale found nowhere else on the island.
Visiting tourists and local residents have given the retail store and its staff outstanding reviews on Yelp and Trip Advisor. Trip Advisor recently awarded Ka‘u Coffee Mill its “Certificate of Excellence” for 2019. The Visitor Center has received outstanding reviews and achieved remarkable sales growth within a short number of months. This growth can be attributed to outstanding customer service and exceptional quality of coffee.
Kaʻu Coffee Mill has become an increasingly large financial stimulus for the towns of Pahala and Wood Valley in the Kaʻu district. The mill has been able to locally provide job opportunities, community outreach, and international recognition for Kaʻu coffee. A growing interest within the tourism industry has sprouted new ideas and ventures for the hardworking, close-knit town. Kaʻu Coffee Mill strives to bring connection with other local companies and has expanded operations Nationally and Internationally due to the growing demand for Kaʻu coffee. In addition, the mill’s new 410kW hydroelectric plant is currently powering milling and pulping operations and will eventually be able to fully power all operations via 100% renewable energy.
Kaʻu Coffee Mill, LLC is a major, fundamental sponsor of the Kaʻu Coffee Festival; community support group, “O’ KaʻuKakou”; Annual Kaʻu Trail Run; Friends of Honuapo; The Nature Conservancy; Hawaii Island Land Trust; Trust for Public Land; and Kaʻu Hospital.
In addition to Yelp.com and Tripadvisor.com, Kaʻu Coffee Mill features popular and active social media pages on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok. The 2013 SCAA Roasters Guild Roasters Choice Competition in Boston Massachusetts awarded Kaʻu Coffee Mill as being one of the top ten roasters worldwide.