Frivelous Kona Coffee Safeway Class Action Lawsuit

Frivelous Kona Coffee Safeway Class Action Lawsuit

It’s all over the Hawaii news, an allegedly “harmed” consumer in Northern California has filed a lawsuit against the Safeway grocery store chain, claiming that the Kona coffee blend sold by the company probably had less actual Kona coffee than was...
Hawaiian Coffee at DFS Galleria Waikiki

Hawaiian Coffee at DFS Galleria Waikiki

The Art of Hawaiian Coffee If you’re in Honolulu this weekend or early next week, be sure to check out the Art of Hawaiian Coffee event this is being held at the DFS Galleria in Waikiki. Reigning United States Barista Champion Pete Licata, roaster extraordinaire...
Beach Bum Cafe microbrews Hawaii

Beach Bum Cafe microbrews Hawaii

Dennis McQuoid and his Beach Bum Cafe were featured in this morning’s Honolulu Star Advertiser. The article, very well-written by Joleen Oshiro accurately describes his brew bar concept, despite it being a relatively new one in Honolulu. “I make the coffee...
2011 World Barista Championship Finalists

2011 World Barista Championship Finalists

Reporting live from Bogota, the six 2011 World Barista Championship finalists have been announced (in no order): 1. Javier Garcia, SPAIN 2. Matt Perger, AUSTRALIA 3. John Gordon, UNITED KINGDOM 4. Miki Suzuki, JAPAN 5. Pete Licata, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 6....