Kona coffee flavor runs pure in Big Island family business
By Erika Engle
Feb. 28, 2014
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COURTESY BUDDHA'S SANCTUARY LCC Christine Coleman, her father James Coleman, and her son Justin Olson, outside the Kona Gold Rum Co. bakery and retail store they purchased in August. The store now has a coffee tasting room that serves Buddha’s Cup coffees.
COURTESY BUDDHA'S SANCTUARY LCC Tenth-anniversary packaging of Buddha’s Cup, Single-Estate-Grown 100-percent Kona Coffee.
COURTESY BUDDHA'S SANCTUARY LCC Buddha’s Cup Green Bean Tea, which is triple-ground from unroasted green coffee beans, soon to be offered at Neiman Marcus.
COURTESY BUDDHA'S SANCTUARY LCC Kona Gold Macadamia Nut Rum Cake and Kona Gold Rum Co. Estate-Grown 100-percent Kona Coffee
COURTESY BUDDHA'S SANCTUARY LCC Manny Ochoa and Christine Coleman harvest coffee at one of the Buddha’s Sanctuary farms.