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Ka'u Cloud Natural | 100% Kau Coffee

5 reviews
  • Tasting notes: cherry cordial, stewed red apple, tropical fruit, sandalwood, leather, lavender; earth, fruit, and flowers.
  • Origin: Ka’u District, Big Island
  • Process: Natural
  • Roast: medium


Natural processed coffees are harvested and then dried fully intact as a whole fruit. What results is a deeply fruited, full-bodied, exotic coffee experience that often has a fuller body than its counterparts. 

We recommend this natural process as an espresso with steamed milk or french press. With the addition of a little steamed milk, it's strawberry and chocolate milk for days!

Specialty-grade natural coffees are uncommon in Hawaii because they demand long term care and attention to detail. If the weather is cool or the coffee cherry takes too long to dry, the fruit sugars might ferment and taint the coffee;  yet if it's dried too quickly, the brewed coffee may taste woody and the green coffee has a reduced shelf life. In dry countries like Africa, natural processed coffees are more common and less risky. But in Hawaii's moist climate they're costly, risky, and difficult to produce. Hence the relative rarity.

Meet the farmer who produced this beautiful natural Hawaiian Ka'u coffee: Miles. Like many of us, Miles was called to coffee. His poetic love for what coffee represents goes back to his childhood and may be stronger than the awards his coffees bring... 

"Coffee is a part of who I am. It runs through my veins. I was born into a marginal farming family but always dreamt of a brighter future. The future was inspired by my father’s small coffee and cardamom estate in the Western Ghats of India, where every morning as a child I awoke to the aroma of coffee...
Farming as a career was discouraged as there was just no money to be made in farming.  When I retired, I knew it was time to go back to my first passion – coffee brings my heart home."



Please note: Orders may require 2-4 business days to fulfill based on order volume at the time. You may upgrade to priority shipping for faster fulfillment times.

Domestic USA

  • U.S.P.S. Flat Rate is $5 and arrives within 5- 10 business days.
  • FedEx 2Day delivery is free on orders over $49. 
  • Upgraded FedEx shipping may be purchased at the time of checkout. This prioritizes your shipment in the queue. 

  • International Shipping

    International shipping is available to most locations via USPS, FedEx or UPS. Listed rates do not customs duties and taxes.

    Up to 1 lb: $12.95
    1.1- 2 lb $15.95
    2.1-3 lb: $19.95
    3.1-4 lb: $26.95
    Over 4 lb: Please see quotes at checkout

    Everywhere else:
    Up to 1 lb: $17.95
    1.1- 2 lb $19.95
    2.1-3 lb: $24.95
    3.1-4 lb: $35.95
    Over 4 lb: Please see quotes at checkout


    Orders are roasted Sunday-Thursday and shipped Monday-Friday. Roast dates are applied to your order.

    We cannot ship Fedex packages on Friday, Saturdays nor Sunday. 


    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 with your order number within 7 days of receiving your order.


    We stand behind the quality of all our coffees and want nothing more than for you to love them.

    Please consider your preferences and ensure the coffee(s) you order align with those preferences. For example, if you love dark roasts, we strongly advise you only order dark roasts.

    If you're dissatisfied with any of our coffees, please reach out to us at within 7 days of receipt and we'll do our best to find the right coffee for you. Please note that we do not provide refunds or returns for perishable products.

    If your coffees arrive damaged, please send a photo of the box in the condition you received it within 7 days to We'll send a replacement.

    If you receive the wrong items, please contact us within 7 days of receipt and we'll gladly provide a replacement or credit. We may request you mail it back for inspection and assessment.

    COVID UPDATE: We are not responsible for the tracking or delivery of packages once they leave our facility and are in the hands of the carrier. Carriers are experiencing record volumes and transit times may change based on conditions at the time. We are not responsible for packages that are delayed or changes in transit time due to Acts of God. However, if your package fails to arrive or disappears en route, please contact our team.


    We offer a 5% discount on auto-renew products. In order to be eligible for the discount, we require two shipments. You may swap to a second product if you are not satisfied with the first. This policy is to deter individuals from purchasing a subscription for a single shipment solely for discounts.


    All merchandise and non-perishable, non-coffee items may be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt. Please reach out to us at and our team will be happy to facilitate. To be eligible for a full refund, items must be in original packaging and in new condition. Please include your full name and order number with the return.

    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. Sale items cannot be refunded.

    Roasted coffees are not eligible for refund. If you choose not to


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    • How did you brew this coffee? Auto drip
    My new favorite

    Very happy with this variety. Love the fruit forward taste. Has a subtle raspberry flavor.

    Jason V.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? aeropress
    Excellent Cup

    Brewed with an aeropress. With this method, I mainly notice the butter and raspberry notes. Ultimately, the taste profile resembles a raspberry cheesecake in a cup.

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    • How did you brew this coffee? European style drip coffee maker.
    Rich full-body coffee

    Ka’u Cloud is one of the most delicious coffees I have ever had. If you like a dark roast with a rich and luxurious flavor this coffee is it. From the moment you open the package you can smell the wonderful chocolate and cherry aromas! I cannot say enough good about how wonderful this coffee is, a true delight!

    Kenneth P.
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    • How did you brew this coffee? Pour over
    Ka’U Cloud Natural

    Delighted 10/10. Liked it enough to buy 3 more bags. I recommend to all.

    Joe B.
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    • How did you brew this coffee? Pour Over
    Aloha to your tastebuds!

    I've been working in the coffee industry for so many years and until today I've never had a Hawaiian coffee that I've actually enjoyed. I've been searching actively for one this entire time truth be told. The Ka'u Cloud natural coffee from Big Island Coffee Roasters is legit the best coffee I've ever had from Hawaii. The coffee is smooth, clean, and tastes of pineapple, chocolate, and berries. I drink my coffee black via pour over or chemex so I really appreciate that this coffee was roasted lighter so I can taste these lovely natural notes. It's not every day you see a natural coffee from Hawaii so this really made my day. I'm hopeful I can find more amazing tasting coffees from Hawaii but this one will always be the very first one that I truly and genuinely loved.

    Josh K.
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