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15th Annual Hawaii Coffee Association Conference & State Coffee Cupping Competition Bound for Keauhou

KONA, HAWAII’S BIG ISLAND (March 10, 2010) – Preparations are underway for the 15th Annual Hawaii Coffee Association Conference and State Coffee Cupping Competition July 15-18 at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Kona Coffee Featured on KGMB News

People may be interested in a recent news program which ran on our local Honolulu television station, KGMB. There are some interesting facts about Kona Coffee and about this year’s crop. Not only is Tom Greenwell featured in this news cast, but most of the scenery and the processing facilities shown were taken at Greenwell […]

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Tom Greenwell Elected President of the Hawaii Coffee Association

During this years annual convention of the Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA), the HCA Board of Directors elected Tom Greenwell as its President for the coming year. This election is a continuation of Greenwell Farms’ leadership in coffee organizaitons of Hawaii including, the Kona Coffee Council, the Hawaii Coffee Growers Assocaition, and the HCA dating back […]

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Greenwell Farms is Top Winner at Annual Hawaii Coffee Association Convention

The 14th Annual Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) convention was held July 9 – 12, 2009 at the renown Maui Tropical Plantation. Included in this year’s events was a State-wide cupping contest of 69 entries from Kona and Kau on the Island of Hawaii, and the Islands of Maui, Oahu, Molokai, and Kauai.

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Donation Made to Grounds for Health

This year, Greenwell Farms contributed nearly $2,500 of green bean to the first-of-its-kind Grounds for Health specialty coffee auction on June 2, 2009. Grounds for Health, a non-profit organization provides health care services to women in coffee-growing communities that may lack access to healthcare. Grounds for Health is one of the first organizations to bring […]

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Yes, it DOES snow in Kona!

Each year, during the months of February, March and April, coffee orchards throughout Kona bloom. The coffee blossom is a delicate and beautiful white flower grouped in nodes along the newest branches of coffee trees. Click on each image for a larger view Kona Snow While in full bloom, the orchards turn white with “Kona […]

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Greenwell Farms Is Expanding

The development of the Konawaena Farm continues during 2009. This beautiful high elevation farm owned by the Greenwell Family is the next generation of coffee production for Greenwell Farms. Tom Greenwell has carefully selected specific trees for this special farm that he has designated as the “Jenny Kay” variety. We hope to someday offer to […]

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Hoshide Coffee Farm – 2008 Kona Coffee Cupping Contest Winner


Greenwell Farms proudly announces that one of its managed farms, Hoshide Farms, was the 1st Place Winner in the 13th Annual Gevalia Kona Cupping Contest in November, 2008. The Gevalia Kona Cupping Contest is an Annual competition for the “BEST” cup of Kona grown by farmers in North and South Kona. The contest’s sponsor, Gevalia […]

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Greenwell Coffee Farm Friends

Here’s a list of our friends and links to their websites You might find something of interest to you by checking out some of our friends here in Kona and on the mainland. Clint Foundation Our friends, John and Nancy McClintock, established the Clint Foundation to provide financial support to students pursuing higher education. Its […]

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Coffee History – The Greenwell Farms Story

The Greenwell name became associated with Kona Coffee in the later half of the 1800’s. Today, Greenwell Farms is a modern farming, processing, and tourism company located in the heart of the Kona Coffee region. The Greenwell Farms legacy began in 1850 when Henry Nicholas Greenwell left England and first set foot on the fertile […]

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Expansion of Farm Management Program

This spring brings a number of new developments to Greenwell Farms: Greenwell Farms has taken over the management of several other smaller farms in Kona. To help us with this new endeavor, Pepe Miranda has joined our management team. Pepe, native of Panama, grew up in a coffee producing family there. He brings a wealth […]

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