News from the Farm
Sharwil Avocados - Abundant 2021 Harvest! 🥑 👍
In mid-June Rancho Aloha finished its 2021 harvest season of Sharwil Avocados. During the 5 and ½ month season a reco...
Coffee Leaf Rust Threatens Hawaii Coffee
In 2020 the pest Coffee Leaf Rust (CLR) was discovered first on Maui, then on Hawaii Island, and then on Oahu. This i...
Vaccinated in Hawaii – Hooray!
On January 27 at 3:00 pm, I arrived at Kaiser-Permanente’s Kona Clinic for a scheduled Dose #1 of the COVID vaccine. ...
Thanksgiving Day Flood at Rancho Aloha
On Thanksgiving Day at about 3:30 pm as Zoom Thanksgiving toasts were being exchanged, it began to rain in Holualoa. ...
Farm Recipe: Affogato
An Italian coffee-based dessert, the affogato is the simplest of recipes yet incredibly delicious!
Hawaii Sharwil Avocados in Seattle
Hawaii Sharwil, aka the "world's best avocado", now available at select Seattle area grocers!
Rancho Aloha Coffee Flower Honey
Honey is again being harvested at Rancho Aloha. About 3 years ago the farm’s honeybee hives were wiped out by a recen...
Sharwil Avocado Update
A new packing operation in Kona has shipped more than 70,000 lbs of Sharwil avocados to the mainland this year.
Rancho Aloha’s Chilled Hawaii Sharwil Avocado Soup
For a wonderful addition to a summer dinner menu, we pass along this recipe for Rancho Aloha’s “Chilled Hawaii Sharwil Avocado Soup.”
Madam Pele, the Hawaiian Volcano Goddess, continues to be restless and is sending lava down the slopes into the ocean...