Ka'u Darkwood | 100% Ka'u Coffee


Tasting notes:  tobacco, blackberry fudge & spruce; heavy-bodied

 dark     Origin: 100% Ka'u coffee, Wood Valley and Clouds Rest


This dark roast Ka'u coffee is rich and spicy, with fudge character complemented by robust tobacco and spruce notes that round into a blackberry finish.

Ka'u Darkwood is recommended for espresso, cold brew, Aeropress, and French press because these brewing methods showcase the density and richness of Darkwood. 

Farms: various in the Clouds Rest region of Ka'u.

Varietal: typica, caturra             Processing: washed

Perfect for: lovers of rich, warming coffees; delicious with dairy or without; cold-brew, French press, espresso

Cost per cup:  $0.59 per espresso shot, $1.11 per cup, hand-harvested

Suggested brewing: Press pot. Use 16.5g of 395-400 F water to 1g coarse ground coffee. Bloom with 75g water for :30 then add remaining water and brew for an additional 3:00. 


カウ ダークウッド

100% カウコーヒー

ロースト: ダーク

ティスティングノート: ファッジ、ナツメグ、ブラックベリー、豊かでスパイシー


Orders are roasted Monday-Thursday and ship Tuesday-Friday.

Coffee orders may take 1-3 days to process based volume at the time. 

FedEx orders are prioritized, roasted immediately, and ship M-F (we cannot Fedex packages on Saturdays nor offer Saturday delivery).
When free shipping is your elected service, we may ship via USPS First Class, Priority, FedEx or UPS. 

Roast dates are applied to your order.

Shop Hawaiian Coffees


Got the wrong size? We offer exchanges on unused items. 

Shop Shirts & Merchandise


Because Espresso Bites are made without stabilizers or preservatives, they may bloom or melt when shipping temperatures exceed 80 F.  If this is a concern in your location please select FedEx shipping. 

If you notice a white color to your bar, it's perfectly safe to eat! This happens when the cocoa butter softens and migrates to the surface. It happens more often when shipping in warm weather. Learn more about blooming.

Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when shipped via FedEx are eligible for a full refund or credit.

Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when the buyer elects Free Shipping or standard USPS are eligible for a credit.

If your order is incorrect or damaged in any way, please email us at hello@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com with your order number within 5 days of receiving your order.

Shop Espresso Bites


International shipping is available to most locations. Rates will be visible at checkout, and may include customs duties and taxes. 


If your coffees arrive damaged, please send a photo of the box in the condition you received it within 5 days to aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com

If your order is wrong please contact us within 5 days of receiving and we'll gladly provide a refund or credit.

If you suspect there's an error with your order, contact us immediately. We may request you mail it back for inspection:

Big Island Coffee Roasters, PO BOX 400, Mountain View, HI 96771

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. 

Please note: Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded. 

We cannot provide refunds on 5 lb bags of roasted coffee. 


Customer Reviews

You may also like


See those bubbles? When your coffee blooms with bubbles it’s a sign that it’s been recently roasted. The fresher the coffee, the more intensity you’ll get because great flavors and aromas fade over time.

☛ Our coffees are roasted-to-order each week, then packaged and shipped immediately, and arrive with the roast dates stamped on the bag.