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Coffee & Greenwell Family Heritage


The Greenwell Farms legacy began in 1850 when Henry Nicholas Greenwell left England and first set foot on the fertile soil of rural Kona. Together with his wife, Elizabeth Caroline, Henry spent the next forty years farming, ranching and perfecting his Kona Coffee soon exporting it to Europe and the Americas. In 1873, the President […]

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Modern Coffee Times


Today, Greenwell Farms is situated in the heart of the Kona Coffee growing region (see map) adjacent to the ancestral home of Henry and Elizabeth, which is now occupied by the Kona Historical Society and Museum. Managed by the descendants of Henry and Elizabeth, Greenwell Farms has evolved into a multi faceted Agribusiness: The farming […]

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Coffee Brewing

Coffee brewing is not a science, but an art. For best results, grind your beans just prior to brewing. We recommend using a coarse to percolator grind for the filter-drip system method of brewing. Always use a clean coffee maker. Make sure there is no residue from previous usage. Use filtered or spring cold water […]

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