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.

The coffee from Greenwell Farms’ Onouli Farm was judged to be the top coffee in the contest. Greenwell Farms has been managing the Onouli Farm for the Eugene Clapp family for the past three coffee seasons and the Onouli orchards have improved significantly under the careful eye of Tom Greenwell and Pepe Miranda.

Judging this years contest were specialty coffee industry experts, Warren Muller of InterAmerican Coffee, Shawn Hamilton of Java City Roasters, and Paul Thornton of Coffee Bean International.

Congratulations Tom and Pepe.

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