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Best priced Kona Coffee on the island. We found most other places charge $30-$45 per pound for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Courtney K
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Best Place to buy Kona Coffee

This is the most affordable place to buy Kona Coffee. It’s a operation that works directly with... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
McMinnville, Oregon
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81-947 Halekii St, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-8103
+1 808-322-7799
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best priced Kona Coffee on the island. We found most other places charge $30-$45 per pound for coffee. The gentleman running this shop charges $17. Very nice guy, very knowledgeable. If we ever make it back out to the big island we will certainly pay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Courtney K
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This is the most affordable place to buy Kona Coffee. It’s a operation that works directly with coffee farmers. It has a wholesale kind of look in an open steel building shared with a granite tile shop at the other end. The owner is s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MacRanger
Reviewed 14 November 2018

While in Hilo and Kona in September this was recommended. We could not go personally but made our coffee and macadamia nut order by phone while there to arrive after we returned to Florida a week later. The box arrived exactly on the day promised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CaptivaHabit
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Our concierge told us about this hidden gem in Kona. Honestly, when you drive up, you'll most certainly think you are in the wrong place. It feels a bit like an illegal transaction, but it's not, I promise! When you find the passionate, laid back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank e_recruiter
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Must stop! Mail choices to mainland.. packed with aloha. Love them! Hard to find but well worth it. We return every visit to the Big Island.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VisualVicki
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Emmerich and Angelica were super. We loved listening to him passionately explain the science of coffee. We left the place feeling like family. We love the coffee and you will not find a better deal. But the experience was priceless!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robin R
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were at The Coffee Shack last week and had fantastic coffee and pie. The staff were very pleasant and welcoming. Please try the Iced Honey Mocha Latte , Lilikoi cheesecake and the chocolate cream pie. Hard to pick our favourite. Just delicious. Then there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sean P
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This place is hard to find, and is not easy on the eyes. It’s a mess, frankly. Between a granite warehouse and a substance abuse center, the joke is that it’s between a rock and a hard place. Find it. Quality Kona coffee for $15/lbs...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris G
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We were told about this place and "the coffee and nut man" from whom one can buy great coffee and macadamia nuts by our hosts at an orientation to the activities on the Big Island our first morning. They said we would recognize the business...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The first time we were on the big Island, our hotel concierge told us to take the free Kona coffee tours. But to save half on the purchase you need to have a delightfully, quirky shop stop with Emmerich at the Captain Cook Trading Company....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Dar G
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Ashley M
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Hello! You can call or e-mail. This won't let me add a link. I'd call them to get their e-mail address. This is the best I can provide within TripAdvisor. captaincooktradingco at gmail com 808-322-7799