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Molokai coffee

farm from air
Moloka‘i Coffee plantation from the air

Moloka‘i Coffee refers to coffee grown, processed and roasted on the island of Moloka'i in Maui County, Hawaiʻi, United States.


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.[1]


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".[2] It was discontinued it in late 2009.[citation needed]

See also


  1. ^ "Molokai Coffee Beans - Espresso & Coffee Guide". Espresso & Coffee Guide. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  2. ^ "Molokai Coffee". Trader Joe's fan web site. June 4, 2008. Retrieved October 11, 2010.

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