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Kona Le'a Plantation

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Address: 77-6261 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96725-8722
Phone Number: +1 800-334-0348
07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00

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Lovely place

We learned quite a bit about the coffee process. We were provided with a laminated information page that provided information about the coffee growing to roasting process. We were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Angie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We learned quite a bit about the coffee process. We were provided with a laminated information page that provided information about the coffee growing to roasting process. We were able to walk through the coffee bean trees, up to where the beans are processed & dried and down to see the beans being roasted. Staff are very friendly and it... More 

Thank Angie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The self guided tour is quick and the staff is super nice here. We were off season so only saw roasting going on. We learned so much about coffee and of course the best part was sampling coffee and buying stuff. I got pea berry Kona coffee and yes you practically have to mortgage your house for it but I... More 

Thank Toby M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We visited the plantation in March and were very impressed by the friendly staff. This is a working farm, and the tour was self-guided at our own pace. Information sheets are provided, we found this convenient and informative. After the tour, staff was available to answer our questions, showed us their products and pointed us to free samples of their... More 

Thank Wolfgang G
Euless, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

This isn't a big time tour but self guided you get the real feel for the process. Takes 45 min. at most, unless machines are actually working.

Thank LindyLou2407
Ladner, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I was delighted to visit this family run business. We were fortunate to arrive when both their drum and air roasters were going at the same time. The roast-master (I have forgotten her name) was keen to share her story with us. We were coffee roasters once and so had a ton of questions. She shared a hand full of... More 

Thank Sandy M
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Coffee was supreme!! Also try the butter, honey, and the chocolate covered peaberries. Workers were super friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. A very laid back atmosphere without the commercialization.

1 Thank Valerie C
Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This place does not look like much at first glance, but it surprises you. The people that run it are very friendly and will let you try a lot of things in the store. The Coconut coffee is quite good. They also sell a Coffee Scrub that is very nice and they will let you sample it if you like.... More 

Thank seetheworld0518
Tarboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this laid back self-guided tour. It only took about 20 minutes, but we learned a lot from the information sheet provided. Friendly, helpful staff gave directions and pointed us towards delicious coffee samples. A great option if you're looking for a short, fun, free activity before an afternoon flight!

Thank Merganetta
Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

This coffee plantation is easy to miss - make sure you're watching for the small, white roadside signs! You have to drive up past some houses before you arrive at the small main building, which is tour headquarters, gift shop, and bagging room all in one. We were greeted cheerfully by one of the owners, who introduced us to the... More 

Thank Meteu
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

They have the best coffee in the area. We enjoyed the simple, self-guided tour and the unassuming, but picturesque visit. But the star of the show is their coffee, especially their coffee shack, dark roast. It smells great and tastes even better!

Thank Ian F

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