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May 2019

The best way to prepare coffee

Use the right type of coffee maker.  We recommend a French press or any other type of filterless coffee maker.  Filters don’t just keep grounds from getting into your coffee.  They also filter out the oils that provide flavor. Take your time.  We recommend one rounded tablespoon of ground coffee per cup of water, and recommend that you use a

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Where do I find nkope pure Hawaiian coffee?

We think it’s as important to TRY nkope as it is to buy nkope.  That’s why we feature nkope Pure Hawaiian Coffee at our roasting partner’s showroom (733 Auahi St. in Honolulu), and at their booth at the Kapiolani Community College farmer’s market every Saturday.  At either location, you can try our smooth, deep, complex coffee hot or over ice. 

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Is nkope a Fair Trade Coffee

Fair trade coffee is from growers who believe in paying fair wages to their workers.  While this generally refers to growers in developing countries, many farm workers even in the most advanced countries are paid very low wages.  Farm workers in Hawaii are paid some of the highest wages of any agricultural workers in the world.  It’s through their efforts

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Why is Kona coffee sometimes called Kona gold?

They call some Hawaiian coffee gold because it’s as precious and rare as gold.  But Kona is not the only place that delicious Hawaiian coffee grows!  Coffee is grown on every Hawaiian island, and is commercially harvested on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Oahu and Molokai.  If you don’t have time to try them all, try nkope.  We blend

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