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Ka'u Coffee Mill Tours
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating indefinitely
Ka’u Coffee Mill offers Free tours at 10:00 am 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm daily.
Tours last approximately 30 minutes depending on questions asked by our visitors.
We call the tour “Seed to Cup.” Each tour starts in the field near the coffee trees. Here we cover the history of Ka’u from the sugar days that were dominated by the Big five sugar companies. We then cover the decline of sugar in the State, and more importantly the district of Ka‘u. We provide a brief geology lesson on the soils and why we have the ash soil here in Ka‘u, as well as how ash soil provides us our water the impact on coffee in this historic region of the Big Island.