Where Heaven Meets the Earth

By Alison Akau

I'm traveling a short 169-mile flight away from Oahu's bustling Honolulu city, to where Honolulu Coffee's farm resides. Our 80-acre coffee farm, purchased in 2011 on the Big Island of Hawaii, is the foundation for our Farm to Cup journey. My first step onto the rich volcanic soil, conducive for growing the best possible Kona coffee, triggers a smile that beams from within me as I slowly exhale, “Aahhhhhhhhh...”