Pono Collective Group at Honolulu Coffee's farm in Kona, Hawai'i.
- This semester, 13 culinary students registered for this intense four-day course.
- From January 12 to 15, 2024, Pono Collective took place on O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island where students connected with coffee growers, sensory specialists, roasters, and baristas experiencing the coffee value chain from seed-to-cup.
Tim Gugudan (Director of Quality and Education) leads a cupping session with students at Honolulu Coffee's farm in Kona, Hawai'i.
Madeleine Longoria Garcia welcomes students to Pacific Coffee Research.
Eric Musil of Pacific Coffee Research talks to students about roasting.
Vincent Pōhaku of Drip Studio HNL teaches students manual brewing techniques.
Alaka'i Kapanui (Head Roaster) and Madeleine Longoria Garcia (Co-Owner) prepping a cupping session at Pacific Coffee Research for the Pono Collective group.
Tessa Ahsing of Savor Brands experiencing the aroma of different coffees.
Mehmet Sogan (owner of Memli Coffee Lab) learns about roasting at Big Island Coffee Roasters.
Andrew Coe (co-owner of Elevator Coffee) and Brandon Damitz (co-owner of Big Island Coffee Roasters) discuss roasting and milling techniques.