In Hawaii, the Quest for the Greatest Cup of Coffee in the World

It’s not unusual, within a certain 24-hour period, for Ben Fitt to touch nearly every step in the complex process that allows you to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. An afternoon tending orchards in the rolling hills above Kauai’s northern beaches—where he grows tall, skinny Typica coffee plants with red berries and squat Catuai trees with yellow fruit—often gives way to an evening spent roasting beans on the island’s east side. The next morning, … Read more