New Coffee Shop In Kona Announces Grand Opening

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.

Hawaii Lawmakers Are Showing A Little Love For Kona Coffee

Now, two bills — House Bill 1886 and House Bill 1897 — are moving through the Legislature that would tighten label requirements for coffee products bearing Hawaii place names like Kona. To be labelled with a place name like “Kona,” “Ka’u” or another region, the product would have to contain at least 51% coffee from the region.