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About the Farm

Kona Kava Farm is nestled on the fertile volcanic slopes of Kona’s Hualalai Mountain where climatic conditions and micronutrient-rich soil are famous for producing Hawaii’s most sought-after coffee.

Kava Safety

There has been some bad press about Kava Kava by individuals and companies who we are sure are acting with the best of intent, but ,we felt it was important to devote an entire page of our blog to this important topic.

Who Is Makaira?

Aloha! I’m Makaira, who used to be part-owner of Kona Kava Farm, where the best (I think!) kava in the world was grown. My family comes from a long line of ‘awa growers. Many people ask if the woman on

Recent Kava Articles

Kava Roots Are Serious Business

Kava Roots Are Serious Business

We take bringing you the best Kava we can grow and/or source as seriously as we have taken Kava as a business in our family for many generations.  We take great pride in the Kava we offer, partly because it's the same Kava that we take ourselves on a daily basis.  That means we treat every customer as we would treat ourselves automatically!  If we were interested in "cashing in" Read More »
Do You Wholesale?

Do You Wholesale?

Yes, yes, and yes!  We love to wholesale our products and Kava.com products to our treasured customers.  If it's between 9-5, Monday-Friday Pacific Time, then why not just call us at  Most of our wholesale information is answered in the "Do You Wholesale?" FAQ on our parent site; Kava.com, but I can give you a brief rundown here: We’re proud of the personalized service and attention to you that we offer Read More »
Is Your Kava GMP Kava?

Is Your Kava GMP Kava?

We've always felt that assurance of quality was of the utmost for our treasured and loyal customers.  As part of that commitment to quality, Kona Kava Farm became a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) compliant company from the farm to your table several years ago as the new, far stricter rules came into being for small businesses in 2011. What does GMP do for you?  It assures a minimum of quality in Read More »
UFO Landing Pad Officially Opens in Hawaii!

UFO Landing Pad Officially Opens in Hawaii!

I know what you’re all thinking—what the heck does this story have to do with kava kava? Truthfully, I may be stretching convention a bit by calling this “kava news”, but it’s such a quirky, fun story that I couldn’t resist! More to the point, guess where this new UFO landing pad has just opened? Right across the street from Uncle Robert’s Kava Bar in Kalapana on the Big Island Read More »
Cultural Uses of Pepper Plants

Cultural Uses of Pepper Plants

Aloha everyone, and I hope this post finds you well! It’s a hot, dry midsummer in Hawaii, and as always, I’m grateful to have plenty of quenching ‘awa on hand to refresh me after a hard day of work on the farm! Long-time visitors to this blog know that besides all things kava, one of my foremost passions is reading and research; I still take every opportunity to educate myself on Read More »