The History of Hala Tree Coffee

The History of Hala Tree Coffee

Created in 2012 by Jean and Danielle Orlowski

2012 6 Acres of Kona Typica

2013 Added 20 acres, planted 5 acres of Kona Typica

2014 Planted 5 acres of Kona Typica

2015 Planted 5 acres of (red bourbon, Geisha, SL28)

2016 Built a wet mill with pulper, fermentation tanks, washer and dryer

2017 Added a dehydrator for producing naturals

2017 Started wet processing for other farm.

2018 Added 20 acres and started grading (planting in 2019)


AWARDS

  • 2015 Cream of the Crop 1st place people choice award
  • 2015 Holualoa stroll 1st place chef choice award
  • 2016 Holualoa stroll 1st place chef choice award
  • 2017 Top ten Hawaii coffee association (4th place overall, 3 rd in Kona)
  • 2017 Top ten finalist Kona coffee festival
  • 2018 Top ten Hawaii coffee association (8 place)
  • 2018 Brewing competition preliminary (Hawaii region) coffee chosen by the top 3 participant and 9 out of total 10 participants.
  • 2018 Hulualoa stroll 1st place chef choice award
  • 2018 Top ten finalist Kona coffee festival (5 place)