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Address: 27-604 Alakahi Pl, Papaikou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96781-7718
Phone Number:
+1 808-964-3283
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Onomea Tea Company is a tea estate, growing and processing organic tea...

Onomea Tea Company is a tea estate, growing and processing organic tea grown in one of the most scenic places in Hawaii. Contact us by phone or email to make a reservation for one of our unique tour/tasting events. This 2 hour educational and enjoyable experience is available exclusively by reservation. See our web site for more information. Our farm is located near the Hawaii Botanical Gardens along the Onomea Scenic route on Hawaii Island but is not open for drop in traffic, please contact us at least 24 hours before you'd like a tour. Aloha!

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A great experience!

I learned about the Onomea Tea Company while searching on Trip Advisor for things to do on Hawaii Island. The tour and tea tasting made for a remarkable, memorable experience... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bijou-G
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I learned about the Onomea Tea Company while searching on Trip Advisor for things to do on Hawaii Island. The tour and tea tasting made for a remarkable, memorable experience. There were four of us for the very interesting and informative tour led by Rob, during which we learned so much about how tea is grown and processed. The grounds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This tour and tasting is enjoyable regardless of your familiarity with tea. We had very little knowledge going in, and learned so much. The other couple on our tour was very familiar with tea and said it was the best tea experience they had ever had. Mike and Rob are so kind, knowledgeable, and love what they do. The property... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The 4 of us vacationing together were the only guests for tea, but Rob and Mike took no shortcuts! Rob was our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide and tutor about growing and processing tea. Mike was the tea master, explaining everything as he brewed 4 kinds of teas, all of them OUTSTANDING!! Then came the to-die-for fresh scones that Rob... More 

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Santa Clara, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The tour was a great introduction to gongfu-style tea tasting and sustainable, organic tea production. Rob and Mike are very knowledgeable and gracious hosts. The tea plants and their culture was very interesting to a couple of former UC Davis Aggies. Lovely setting overlooking Onomea Bay. It was an awesome opportunity to learn more about tea production on the island... More 

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Oswego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were visiting Hawaii and we're looking for something special to visit. We both love tea and found this written up in a travel magazine. Finding it was a little bit of a challenge but texting and emails were answered quickly. It was a beautiful day, grounds and home, spectacular in fact. The view was unbelievable. Learned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I took a group of five (including myself) to visit the Onomea Tea Plantation during a week trip to the big island. One person was a tea enthusiast, one didn't like tea at all, but everyone said afterwards how great the time spent there was. The plantation has spectacular views of Onomea bay, and we got some great pics. But... More 

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Rob N, Owner at Onomea Tea Company, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to review our tour. I enjoyed meeting you all and hope your experience at Onomea Tea will be remembered each time you have tea in the future. Aloha nui. More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Rob and Mike do an excellent job showing/explaining the tea making process. The tasting was delightful and educational. What a great pair of gentlemen. Thanks for sharing your little piece of heaven with us. We'll be back on our next visit to the Big Island.

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Easton. MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

The location is spectacular! We had a an informative tour of the property. The tea tasting was a fabulous experience. Whales could be heard and seen breaching while we listened to more on tea and tried several kinds with absolutely delicious homemade scones and spread. Felt very welcomed!

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Bay Area, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a very special, personalized experience for a tea-lover (not sure it would work for someone who wasn't a somewhat aware tea drinker). The setting is spectacular; not only will you learn about tea plants and processing, but you will be guests for a leisurely tasting of the teas produced on site. Allow at least a couple hours for... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Mom and stopped for an afternoon of a Tea Plantation after reading an article in the paper. We enjoyed ourselves so much. The owners gave a walking tour of the plantation which explained the growth of complete making of tea. We both have enjoyed teas from around the world. We had no clue of the making/process of the actual tea... More 

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