Chocolate and espresso bar

Yup, our chocolate and espresso bar is finally open. Come by and let our friendly barista concoct a delicious hot or cold beverage for you.

July 15, 2015 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii
Tags: Coffee

3 years and 500 batches later

June 2015 marks the third anniversary of the launch of Manoa Chocolate Hawaii. Celebrate our new products and website with us.

July 03, 2015 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii

Bourbon & chocolate pairing

Check out our great pairings from our September event.

September 28, 2013 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii

Wine & chocolate pairing

View pairing suggestions from our June event.

July 08, 2013 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii

A year sure passes quickly


Here we are a year later, buying cacao beans from ex-child soldiers in Liberia.

June 06, 2013 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii
Tags: Liberia

Impacting agriculture in Hawaii

Our business relies on a constant supply of Hawaii-grown cacao beans. The Hawaiian cacao farmers' success is ours. 

April 20, 2012 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii

I am a chocolate maker

My name is Dylan Butterbaugh. I was born and raised in Kailua, Oahu. I first noticed cacao when I was 19, during an Indonesian surfing trip.

April 20, 2012 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii

Adventures in South America

We are building a chocolate factory in Kailua above Cinnamons. But, before we get to this, let's rewind a little.

April 12, 2012 — Manoa Chocolate Hawaii
Tags: Travel