German merchant Rudolph Wilhelm Meyer (1826–1897) grew coffee on the island and also built a sugar mill. "Coffees of Hawaii" is currently the only producer of Moloka‘i coffee. They are located on a 500-acre (2.0 km2) plantation in Kualapu'u.
Trader Joe's introduced this coffee in mid-2008. The packaging, a 13-ounce (370 g) can, featured two red hummingbirds on a light yellow background filled with flowers The can was titled "Moloka'i 100% One Hundred Percent Hawaiian Coffee" and labeled the coffee "Dark Roast, Robust & Earthy, 100% Arabica Whole Bean Coffee". It was discontinued it in late 2009.