New Coffee Shop In Kona Announces Grand Opening


Coronavirus has closed the doors of several businesses on the Big Island but despite economic stressors, a handful of new ventures are opening to the public.

One such venture is HiCO Hawaiian Coffee, which is celebrating its grand opening Monday, July 20. Located on Pawai Place in the BREW, HiCO will open its garage door and cafe doors at 8 a.m.

“We are so excited to provide a space for the community to come together and enjoy local specialty coffee from across the islands,” said HiCO owner Johan Forsberg.

HiCO is a 100% Hawaiian coffee collective with a rotating menu of small-batch coffee from farms across Hawai‘i Island, O‘ahu, and Maui. In addition to working with farms from across the islands, HiCO has also partnered with Laird Superfood to offer Superfood lattes in a variety of flavors such as Cacao and Turmeric. The cafe serves classic espresso drinks, cold brew, pour-over, nitro cold brew coffee, and more.

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