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  • My Cuppa Tea Is, Well, Tea

    So, I already confessed that I am not a coffe lover.  My second confession is I snuck away from the Kona Coffee Festival to visit with Eva Lee.  Why?  Because Eva grows tea, and I do like tea.  Very much so.  Eva serves up a beautiful tea tasting in the ohia lehua and giant hapu’u fern forest in which she lives in Volcano, Hawaii.
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  • When in Kona, Drink (Coffee) Like a Fish

    Kona coffee cupping competition judge takes a good sniffI am sitting on the lanai of the Keauhou Beach Resort on Big Island.  On one side of me, turtles lounge in tide pools and the Pacific Ocean sweeps beyond the horizon.  On the other side, five very serious people wearing aprons slurp, swoosh and spit.  Loudly.  It’s like a contest for who can make the most noise.  You might think I am watching–and listening to–children, but these are adults.  They’re carrying on this way, because they are judges for the annual Kona Coffee Cupping Competition. Read More