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Kona Joe Launches Obama-inspired Coffee Blend

Barack Obama Drinks Coffee

The Pacific Business News reported today that Kona Joe Coffee has launched a blend of coffee inspired by local boy done good, President-elect Barack Obama. “The presidential blend honors Hawaii and Kenya, two of the great coffee-growing regions in the world,” deepa Alban said in a statement. “It also is a way to honor Barack […]

Mighty King Kona

Kona Joe coffee

The Orange County Register chronicles the story of our good friends Joe and Deepa of Kona Joe Coffee. It’s really a nicely done piece: In Kealakekua-Kona, Joe Alban produced the world’s first trellised coffee on his plantation. A part-time resident of Orange County, Alban and his wife Deepa live on their 20-acre Kona coffee plantation […]