Roasting Ka’u Coffee – The Roasting Process

Roasting Ka’u Coffee – The Roasting Process

We started with the Harvesting process, then Cherry Processing, then the Dry Milling process and finally we reach one of the most critical aspects of the entire operation, the roasting process.  Why the most critical? Because all of the work leading up to the roasting...
Parchment to Green Bean- Dry Milling Process

Parchment to Green Bean- Dry Milling Process

  We have learned about Ka’u coffee Harvesting and Pulping, now it’s time to learn more about the Dry Milling process.  The final steps in coffee processing involve removing the last layers of dry skin and remaining fruit residue from the dried coffee...
Ka’u Coffee Cherry Processing

Ka’u Coffee Cherry Processing

The cherries have been hand harvested as we talked about HERE, so what’s the next step? Pulping First Step: the coffee cherries are put into the first of several flotation tanks.  The cherries must now be run through our Estrada wet mill which removes the skin,...
Ka’u Coffee Cherry Harvest Begins!

Ka’u Coffee Cherry Harvest Begins!

  Tis the Season for Ka’u coffee cherry harvest and our harvest team is out in full force.  The effects of Hurricane Lane brought the Big Island heavy and prolonged rains which heavily impacted the Ka’u District.  As a result, the green coffee...
Share The Love of Ka’u Coffee!

Share The Love of Ka’u Coffee!

We encourage you to share your love of Ka’u Coffee with the world via Social Media.  We also LOVE to see our customers and fellow coffee fans follow us and share posts on our Social media pages.   With the recent volcanic eruptions on Hawaii Island and...
Ka’u Coffee Mill is open for Business!

Ka’u Coffee Mill is open for Business!

Despite what you see on TV, online or read in the national news, most of the beautiful Big Island is safe and OK.  Here at the Ka’u Coffee Mill and Visitor Center, we are safely located about 60 miles away from the East rift zone eruption happening in Leilani...
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