Lion Coffee Roars To Number 1 As Hawaii’s Best Coffee

HONOLULU, June 22, 2017 — Lion Coffee, Hawaii Coffee Company’s premier brand, won the hearts of Hawaii residents and was voted first place as “Hawaii’s Best” coffee by over 500,000 consumers in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s People’s Choice Awards.

“We are humbled to have won first place as “Hawaii’s Best” coffee in 2017. This grassroots award is not ours alone, but it is because of the thousands of Lion Coffee fans that we can proudly and rightfully claim this award. We put a lot of aloha, energy and expertise into Lion Coffee, and this award renews our passion for coffee and commitment to our customers,” said Hawaii Coffee Company president, Daniel Dinell.

One of America’s oldest major coffee companies, Lion Coffee originated in 1864, in Toledo, Ohio, then moved to Hawaii in 1979. Today, hand-selected Arabica coffee beans are carefully roasted and freshly packed under the most meticulous and exacting standards. Every batch of Lion Coffee is cupped to deliver freshness and the finest taste. This care and quality control throughout the process sets Lion Coffee apart from the rest of the pack. Lion Coffee’s offering includes tropical flavors such as the popular vanilla macadamia nut and toasted coconut, gourmet blends, antioxidant and decaffeinated coffees.

Lion Coffee is available online at, at Pavilions stores in Southern California and Safeway stores in Northern California.  For store locations, please visit

For travelers to Hawaii, the Lion Café at 1555 Kalani Street near the Honolulu International Airport, is a favorite local hangout.  Freshly brewed coffees and coffee drinks, and a large selection of packaged Lion Coffee are available at the café.  Free roastery tours are offered at the facility. The half-hour tour starts at 10:30 am and 12:30pm, Monday through Friday. Video at

About Hawaii Coffee Company
The largest roaster of Kona Coffee in the world and Hawaii’s leading supplier of coffee to island hotels, restaurants and retail stores, Hawaii Coffee Company’s leading brands are Lion Coffee, Royal Kona Coffee, Royal Hawaiian Coffee, and the Hawaiian Islands Tea Company.


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