Leprechaun Farms has been family operated since 1977 in Honaunau, South Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii - located on the historic Painted Church Road. Prior to working this ancient piece of aina (land) we lived in Volcano, on the Eastern side of the Island since 1973. We moved to Kona in 1975 and were lucky to find this amazing slice of Heaven – the luck of the Irish I suppose.
Our farm is located on the slopes of the Mauna Loa Volcano, at seven hundred feet elevation. This three and a half acre piece of land is an ideal location for coffee trees. The nights are mild, with no fears of frost. The warm morning sunshine and cool drizzly afternoons in combination with the islands volcanic soil is ideal for coffee production.
We don’t use any pesticides on our farm and our coffee is handpicked and loved year round. We harvest from September to January on average. After picking the coffee, it is sun dried, then sorted for the best beans and roasted to perfection.
When we aren’t caring for our coffee or harvesting other crops like bananas, papayas, avocadoes, mangoes, macadamia nuts, oranges and tropical flowers we like to spend our time down at the ocean. We live two miles from The City Of Refuge (Puuhonua O Honaunau), a sacred Hawaiian site, where we like to count turtles (Honu), paddle traditional outrigger canoes and play in the water.
On behalf of my family and myself, we hope you find pleasure in our coffee and enjoy your time with us.