The start: digging holes..

The start: digging holes..

..lots of holes..

..lots of holes..

..through lava..

..through lava..

..lots of lava!

..lots of lava!

Getting the seedlings

Getting the seedlings

from Huahua Farm

from Huahua Farm

in Holualoa.

in Holualoa.

Car full of baby trees!

Car full of baby trees!

Their new home.

Their new home.

Planting...

Planting...

... planting...

... planting...

... planting...

... planting...

enlisting the help

enlisting the help

of family

of family

and friends.

and friends.

Nascha

Nascha

Bob Brown

Bob Brown

John

John

Watering..

Watering..

..and watering..

..and watering..

..and watering..

..and watering..

Irrigation system installed!

Irrigation system installed!

Baby, please now grow!

Baby, please now grow!

Brand new...

Brand new...

..shiny..

..shiny..

..leaves.

..leaves.

Growing up...

Growing up...

... and up...

... and up...

Fast forward to today..

Fast forward to today..

The Orchard in 2018

The Orchard in 2018

"Makai Patch" (oceanside)

"Makai Patch" (oceanside)

"Mauka Patch" (mountainside)

"Mauka Patch" (mountainside)

"Volcano Patch"

"Volcano Patch"

"Akau Patch" (north)

"Akau Patch" (north)

"Hale Patch" (home)

"Hale Patch" (home)

First flowers

First flowers

Full bloom

Full bloom

"Kona snow"!

"Kona snow"!

Flowers and green cherries

Flowers and green cherries

Green cherries

Green cherries

First red cherry!

First red cherry!

Green, yellow, orange...

Green, yellow, orange...

More reds..

More reds..

Ready for harvest

Ready for harvest

Picking..

Picking..

... picking...

... picking...

..picking..

..picking..

First harvest

First harvest

Off to the "lab"..

Off to the "lab"..

Into the pulping machine

Into the pulping machine

John

John

The Pulper

The Pulper

Hana

Hana

Pulped cherries

Pulped cherries

Rinsed and out to dry

Rinsed and out to dry

Fermenting

Fermenting

Sundrying for days/weeks..

Sundrying for days/weeks..

Finally dry.

Finally dry.

The cleaning crew

The cleaning crew

Our first customer!

Our first customer!

Parchment into huller..

Parchment into huller..

.. hulling..

.. hulling..

"Green" beans

"Green" beans

The roaster!

The roaster!

Checking temperature

Checking temperature

Listening for first crack

Listening for first crack

Hot!

Hot!

Out!

Out!

First roast!

First roast!

Full City roast!

Full City roast!

First roasted batch

First roasted batch

First taste

First taste

Ready to ship!

Ready to ship!

The little coffee factory!

The little coffee factory!

Weighing, bagging, labelling..

Weighing, bagging, labelling..

Our 3 roasts

Our 3 roasts

Aloha!

Aloha!

Tekona!

Tekona!

Flowers and green cherries