Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Introduces Exclusive Hawaii Island Coffee Farm Tour and Tasting
Nate Musson, the Resort’s resident coffee expert, curates indigenous coffee experience sharing his passion and knowledge for the complex and deeply rooted beverage
Hawaii Island traces its acclaimed and world-renowned coffee heritage to the reign of King Kamehameha more than 200 years ago. Known as one of the world’s best coffee regions, Kona and the surrounding areas continue to grow and roast award-winning and internationally recognised coffee.
Musson has worked in coffee throughout the world for more than ten years, and created this experience to showcase Hawaii Island’s rich coffee industry. “Kona is home to dozens of the world’s top coffee farms, and this new experience allows guests to learn about the Hawaiian coffee culture in
The two part experience begins with a private tour of Kona Earth coffee farm, a boutique coffee farm hand-selected by Musson for its excellent quality and artisanal methods. Kona Earth grows the coffee beans supplied to Big Island Coffee Roasters, which produces the highly rated coffee served at Hualalai Trading Company. Guests will learn from the proprietor of the farm about the coffee growing process from harvesting to drying in preparation for roasting. Following the farm tour, guests will enjoy a coffee tasting at the Resort led by one of the Resort’s on-site coffee experts. The tasting will feature four types of Hawaii Island coffee, brewed tableside, and paired with pastries prepared by Executive Pastry Chef Kalani Garcia.
The Hawaii Island Coffee Farm and Tasting Experience is USD 200 per person (not including transportation). Guests may also book the farm tour ala carte for USD 150 per person or the tasting experience ala carte for USD 80 per person. For reservations or additional information call 808 325 8000.