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Kona Coffee loves the Rain

By Mahina Mele Farm / May 15, 2013 / Comments Off on Kona Coffee loves the Rain

At 1700 ft above sea level we get the best of both worlds, shade from cloud coverage for the coffee and rain. 60+/- inches of year is perfect for coffee.. We have had lots of rain the past few days, the coffee flowers are bursting and lots of new growth.  As Im enjoying my Kona…

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Beautiful Guava Blossoms

By Mahina Mele Farm / May 11, 2013 / Comments Off on Beautiful Guava Blossoms

We have about 30 varieties of tropical fruit on the farm. There is almost always something ready to pick and eat straight from the tree. It is definitely one of the perks of Big Island living. Here are flowers of the guava tree (Psidium guajava). There are several wild varieties here in Hawaii but this one…

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off-season on mahina mele farm

By Mahina Mele Farm / May 7, 2013 / Comments Off on off-season on mahina mele farm

Hi everyone. I had some video that I wanted to post but couldn’t quite figure it out.  Just getting used to the world of blogging. I’ll get it up in the next day or so (old dogs CAN learn new tricks and I’m not even that old!). We are still in the off-season here in…

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beautiful coffee flowers

By Mahina Mele Farm / April 29, 2013 / Comments Off on beautiful coffee flowers

Here are a few photos of coffee in different stages of flowering. Coffee  (coffea arabica) is in the gardenia family, so not only are these flowers beautiful to look at, they have an incredible fragrance when fully open.   I mentioned that we refer to the fully-blooming coffee as Kona snow.  When the Kona snow is…

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Delicious Avocados on Mahina Mele Farm 2013

By Mahina Mele Farm / April 27, 2013 / Comments Off on Delicious Avocados on Mahina Mele Farm 2013

  Here are 3 of the almost 4 dozen varieties of  avocados we grow on our two organic farms.   From L to R they are the Mr. T, Murashige, and an unidentified avo that we love! We have about 60 avocado trees that keep us well stocked all year round. We sell the highest…

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Snow in Kona

By Mahina Mele Farm / April 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Snow in Kona

Snow in Kona?  You bet! Take a look at the picture and see for yourself. Here is our delicious Kona Rose Coffee in full flower. When the flowering is heavy it is referred to as Kona Snow   as entire hillsides will be white with these beautiful flowers. The coffee flowers in several rounds from Dec-…

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Mahina Mele Farm

By Mahina Mele Farm / March 7, 2013 / Comments Off on Mahina Mele Farm

Aloha! Welcome to Mahina Mele Farm on the Big Island of Hawaii. We are a family run organic farm on the slopes of the world’s largest mountain, Mauna Loa. We have a 10 acre organic Kona coffee and macadamia nut farm. We are happy to offer you our 100% Kona Organic coffee, Kona Rose Coffee…

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