I saw this little guy while we were waiting for lunch at Rebel Kitchen. It was a short walk from Kona Joe’s.
He was clearly looking for morning snacks.
Old timey film projector. This was outside what appeared to be a theater originally.
The Aloha Theater in Kona. There was a music shop across the street where I tried out some ukes and heard about the local music scene from the shop owner. Apparently good drummers are hard to come by everywhere.
Coffee plants. The most important thing, really.
Teeny, tiny blossom that will eventually become a coffee cherry if fertilized.
Kona Joe’s three roasts. Light, dark, and espresso.
The beans have just left the roaster and are being cooled.
Here’s all the green beans. They roast just in time, so they don’t have a large inventory of roasted beans.
This is the bean sorter, which basically sorts by size. The mother beans are the biggest and are used for mulch. They are typically just an outer shell without any innards and have little flavor.
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