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Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation (Kaloko)
73-1942 Hao Street, Kaloko Mauka, HI   96740
Map Location           Latitude: 19.69988   Longitude: -155.94240
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This tour is free

Mountain Thunder has been in business for over ten years, so relatively speaking we are new, but we have grown over the years to become one of the major players in the world of Kona Coffee. And yes, Mountain Thunder is one of the most prestigious Kona Coffee companies around. We opt to be certified by several different entities looking at the way we process our coffee organically, where and who we buy our coffee from--is it really Kona Coffee? The agencies that are continuously looking at us are the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture for Kona Coffee authenticity and quality, GOCA an accredited certifier by the United States Department of Agriculture for compliance with organic growing and processing standards, KOFK Kosher Certification and Visa PCI compliance certification company Control Scan who looks at the security of our online transactions.

Mountain Thunder has watched companies come and go over the past ten years. We have developed a sort of originality in the Kona Coffee business, taking the high road. And you will see for yourself that we do things a little different--for the better of you, our customer.

All we do is sell 100% Pure Kona Coffee. And we are a family owned and operated business, which throughout history continues to be the organizational unit that consistently produces only the best quality. All the major coffee companies were originally family owned businesses, and they produced some pretty good coffee in their time--before the accountants got involved, and the shareholders demanded increases in profit, one after another. Of course, we only go in the direction of premium Kona Coffee, not in the direction of corporate politics. We're different, and you can taste the difference.

Our CEO and Founder, Trent A. Bateman would like to personally invite you to come up to Mountain Thunder on Mount Hualalai at 73-1942 Hao Street in Kaloko Mauka, Kona, Hawaii, USA for a free tour.

Farm tour includes FREE TASTING, DRY-MILLING, SIZING, GRAVITY TABLE, COLOR SORTING TOUR, ROASTING FACILITY AND BAGGING FACILITY TOUR. Get up close and personal with an authentic 100% Kona Coffee Tree!. Our expert tour guides will introduce you to what it takes to make a cup of Premium 100% Kona Coffee! Tour includes free showing of Discovery Channel's Mike Rowe as he tours our farm and facilities from composting to cup. Rated one of the top Kona Coffee Tours! #2 on the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival tour map. See your major Kona-Waikoloa area hotel Concierge for a farm tour rack card! Driving times are 30 minutes from Waikoloa and 15 minutes out of Downtown Kailua-Kona. Get up close and personal with a flock of volunteer geese that have flourished on our farm! We also have three pet kitty-cats Pumpkin and Bo and Herman, who are absolutely adorable! Our farm is Organic farm which lives in harmony with the land. Out of all the Kona Coffee tours available, you get the most attention on our tour!

Tours start every hour on the hour 9:00am to 4:00pm 7 days a week at both the Kaloko & Kainaliu locations.

Japanese language tours are available at the Kaloko farm Tuesday and Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Kaloko is a special place in Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii that is located in a very serene, misty cloud forest. Among animals such as our small flock of guardian geese and Mama hen with her chicks, you will find your piece of serenity here at our Kaloko Location. You can also take advantage of our special services in Kaloko such as our V.I.P TOURS. VIP tours start at 10:00am.

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Directions From Downtown Kailua Kona to Kaloko location (going north on 190)

Please drive up Palani Road from Junction 11 & 190 in Downtown Kailua-Kona. Go uphill or "mauka" (Hawaiian for uphill) until you reach junction 180 & 190 (also known As Palani Junction). Continue heading north on 190 passing through Hina Lani Intersection exactly one mile, until you reach an intersecting road (only 1 stop sign) called Kaloko Drive and 190. There are yellow street signs on 190 showing that Kaloko Drive is approaching. Turn Right, go up Kaloko Drive 3 miles to the 3rd Hao Street (if you watch, you will pass Hao Street once, and then twice, until you get to the third Hao Street) and turn right on Hao Street. You will know you are at the third Hao Street because there are coffee signs hanging from a tree. Follow to end. We are at the end on the makai (downhill) side of the road.

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