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Celebrate the Beginning of School With a Delicious Cookie Treat

The beginning of the school year is here, and we have just the thing to make that first day even more enjoyable. Tropical Shortbread Cookies from Hawaii’s Local Buzz make the perfect finishing touch for a brown-bagged lunch, or a satisfying after-school snack. Your child will love celebrating the end to the first day of […]

How Honey Helps to Keep Your Gut Healthy

Your gut is home to a large population of beneficial bacteria known as bifidobacteria, which help you break down your food and absorb certain nutrients. In order to keep your gut healthy (and enjoy overall good health), it is necessary to keep these bifidobacteria healthy. That can be achieved by providing these bacteria with non-digestible […]

Coffee Can Be More Than Just Brain Fuel

Most people think of coffee as brain fuel — it wakes them up, makes them more alert, and helps them power through a tough day at work. One innovative entrepreneur in London, however, is showing the world that coffee can fuel more than just minds. Arthur Kay, a graduate of University College London’s architecture program, […]

Coffee+French Toast = Delicious

French toast is supremely satisfying in the morning, as is coffee. What if you could combine the two? The result would be a completely delicious breakfast treat known as Coffee Caramelized Croissant French Toast Sticks. Sound appetizing? We thought so! Read on to learn how to make this remarkable dish using our Hawaiian Ka’u coffee […]

A Fascinating TED Video Shows the Early Life of a Bee

Bees are remarkable little creatures with a complex social dynamic and amazing ability to produce delicious honey. Bee colonies are quite vulnerable to environmental change and habitat destruction. Looking closely at exactly what happens during a bee’s first days of life reveals just how magical and amazing their development process is. This fascinating video footage […]

How to Take an Eco Tour of Hawaii This Year

One of the things we love about living in Hawaii is that it’s a place in which the residents have really taken it upon themselves to take care of the land around them. Hawaiians value the ‘Aina, or land, and the plants and animals that depend on it, and thus eco-friendly living and growing is […]

Celebrate Summer With Refreshing Mac Nut Ice Cream

When the temperature soars, few things are as refreshing as a big bowl of homemade ice cream. Made with crunchy and delicious macadamia nuts, this ice cream recipe creates a treat is sure to have you asking for seconds! Ingredients: 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup sugar 6 egg yolks […]

How Much Work Do the Bees Put Into Your Delicious Hawaiian Honey?

how honey is made

Our delicious raw honey from Hawaii is truly a labor of love — on the part of the bees. It’s truly amazing that these buzzing insects are capable of producing such vast quantities of this sticky, sweet liquid. Thousands of bees work together to create each unique blend. A single honey bee can carry about […]

Dancing Goats and the Discovery of Coffee

Today, coffee has become an integral part of culture. Most people drink at least one cup in the morning, and many others sip multiple cups throughout the day. It’s hard to imagine life without coffee, but in fact, there was a time before coffee was discovered. The story of how coffee was discovered is pretty […]

What You Should Know About Visiting Hawaii in July

Though Hawaii is beautiful all throughout the year, July is one of the best months to visit. If you’re thinking of coming to the islands in the next couple of weeks, there are a few things to keep in mind as you plan your vacation: Rainfall is low in July. The Big Island gets about […]