Mauna Loa
'a'a black

Our most exquisite offering is from Big Island Tea garden, grown at 2,742 feet above sea level, among an exotic cloudforest.

A Tea Like No Other

Eliah Halpenny, demonstrating her tea craftmanship

A product of

Tutu Pele's work

'a'a black tea is grown on the slopes of Mauna Loa Volcano, just east of Kilauea Caldera

25 grams of the finest tea on earth

Hawai'i Loa tea remains vibrant through multiple infusions due to its high quality.

Gift Box ● Featuring limited edition ceramic jar  ● Hawaiian Orchid greeting card

Rolled by Hand

Tea grower Eliah Halpenny rolls each and every batch of her hand-harvested tea, producing an unprecedented flavor.


Grown in a Cloudforest

Our single-garden tea is grown at 2,742 feet among a pristine cloudforest that has been regenerated by our parters, Eliah Halpenny and & Dr. Cam Muir.  


Selenium-rich Volcanic Soil

Just as Kona coffee is famous for its terroir, Hawai'i Loa single-garden teas are imparted with Tutu Pele's famous selenium-rich soil.

Pele's Path to Perfection


Ethical & Sustainable

Our friends at Big Island Tea garden harvest this small batch collection by hand and never utilize exploited labor, a common issue in the tea-growing industry.


'a'a black tea



Hawai'i Loa rare tea collection is an ideal gift for that loved one who can't get Hawai'i out of their head. The aroma, the complex flavors of the brew, and distinct terroir are what makes it a tea like no other, to be partaken on the most special occasions.

Tea born from Lava

25 grams of the finest tea on earth

You can steep Hawai'i Loa tea multiple infusions due to its high quality.

Ceramic Jar

Our tea is sealed in a biodegradable clear polybag, and kept in a limited edition ceramic jar.

Gift Box Set

Hawai'i Loa comes as a unique gift set for that special person who adores all things Aloha.

'a'a black tea


Gift box set

Hawai'i Loa comes as a unique gift set for that special person who adores all things Aloha.

Ceramic Jar

Our tea is sealed in a biodegradable clear polybag, and kept in a limited edition ceramic jar.


Hawai'i Loa rare tea collection is an ideal gift for that loved one who can't get Hawai'i out of their head. The aroma, the complex flavors of the brew, and distinct terroir are what makes it a tea like no other, to be partaken on the most special occasions.

Tutu Pele's Path to Perfection