Experience Hawaiian Kona Coffee Tours

Coffee consumption is growing in popularity, and with that grows our interest in its origins and production methods. During your stay at Hilton Waikoloa Village, visit the plantations of the world’s most famous coffees and discover their one-of-a-kind properties. Kona coffee, unique to Hawaii, is cultivated on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna and, thanks to the mineral rich volcanic soil, is some of the finest coffee in the world.

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Kona Joe Coffee

Kona Joe is the world’s first trellised plantation, where vineyard methods are mirrored to create their award-winning coffee. Daily tours between 8am-4pm showcase the entire Kona coffee process – from planting and roasting to tasting and brewing.

Each Tour Includes:

  • Agronomic engineer guide
  • Cup of 100% Kona coffee 
  • Etched souvenir mug
  • The Ultimate Tour includes 5 lbs of coffee to take home – roasted by you!

Greenwell Farms

Greenwell Farms have been producing Kona coffee since 1850 and offer free walking tours with no reservations necessary – simply show up between 8am-4pm each day to discover all about their harvesting season and processing facilities. 

Each Tour Includes:

  • Free samples of coffee products
  • Behind-the-scenes look of a working Hawaiian farm
  • Traditional bread-making on Thursdays with the Kona Historical Society

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Mountain Thunder Coffee

This organic, award-winning coffee farm has a focus on sustainability. See how the gourmet Mountain Thunder Coffee beans are grown, picked, roasted and bagged during their daily tours, which take place every hour between 10am-4pm.

Each Tour Includes:

  • Bean-to-cup processes
  • Premium Private Reserve coffee tasting
  • Home coffee-brewing lessons

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Kona Historical Society

Visit this nonprofit organization, preserving the history of the Kona district since 1976. Visit the Kona Coffee Living History Farm every Wednesday and Friday at 11am for ‘Hands-on History’ and learn about the coffee pioneers of the early 20th century.

Each Tour Includes:

  • Self-guided walks among the coffee trees
  • A visit to the original 1920s farmhouse
  • Historical reenactments by costumed actors
  • Sample of 100% Kona coffee

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Hawaii’s Rich Coffee Culture

Perfect for coffee lovers, our location on the Kona coast places you right by all the caffeine-fuelled experiences the island offers. Treat loved-ones to the ultimate Kona vacation and tour the island’s plantations during your stay at Hilton Waikoloa Village. Discover the mineral-rich landscape, which allows the island’s unique coffee production to continuously grow as you savor the famous flavours.