Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi Island Bar 70%

Regular price
$ 12.00
Regular price
Sale price
$ 12.00
vegan, gluten-free, non-gmo, soy free, single origin, direct trade, hawaiian grown

About the Bar: Located on the west side of Hawaiʻi Island (the Big Island), Kealakekua is hot and dry. Normally, cacao trees would be unable to survive the harsh lava field conditions, but with irrigation they thrive. The cacao of this chocolate bar is farmed, fermented and dried by the Hard Rock Gardens Estate in Kealakekua. 

tasting notes of strawberry, macademia nut and vanilla. pairs with gamay, islay scotch and brown ale

Details: 70% dark chocolate. Ingredients: cacao, organic cane sugar, and cocoa butter. 2.1oz (60g) bar. Dairy free. For maximum flavor, store and eat chocolate at 65-70° F.


• Ingredients: cacao, organic cane sugar, cocoa butter

• Gluten Free and Dairy Free

• For maximum flavor, store and eat chocolate at a dry 70° F (21° C)


2.1oz (60g)

melt-free guarantee

We ship all orders via two-day FedEx and treat your order with the utmost care so that it arrives in perfect condition.

Image of Kealakekua chocolate bar in brown, natural-looking packaging, with Hawaii island landscape in the background Image of a chocolate bar standing among cacao seeds Image indicating tasting notes of strawberry, macadamia nuts and vanilla Image of chocolate bar with a triangle piece broken off

made in hawai'i

All of our chocolate is crafted from bean-to-bar at our chocolate factory in Kailua, O'ahu.

direct trade cacao

We're buying cacao direct from the farmer. This allows us to establish long lasting relationships based on trust and quality. By cutting out intermediaries we can also pay our farmers higher prices for their crop.

sustainably packaged

Each chocolate bar is packaged using recycled paper and wrapped in a biodegradable plant-based fiber

melt-free guarantee

We ship all orders via two-day FedEx and treat your order with the utmost care so that it arrives in perfect condition.

simple ingredients

70% single origin dark chocolate [60% cacao nibs, 10% cacao butter, 30% organic cane sugar].

"70%" represents the amount of cacao present in the recipe. Because cacao (aka cocoa) butter is technically cacao, its 10% is added to the 60% nibs, making this bar a 70% dark chocolate. Why 70% you say? This recipe has become the craft chocolate industry's standard for a single origin dark chocolate. The ratio of 70% cacao to 30% sugar has been identified as an ideal balance to taste the inherent flavor present in the cacao.

"Single origin" signifies that all the cacao beans for a particular batch of chocolate were sourced from the same region and or country.

Image of five single origin chocolate bars displayed in a fan next to gift box

make HAWAI'I CHOCOLATE an experience

This chocolate treasure box allows you to taste our Hawai'i grown bars side-by-side. Like coffee or wine, these chocolate bars sing of the land where they were grown. These cacao farms have scaled and improved with us year after year and we can't wait for you to taste the unique flavors in each bar. Our company was founded upon an inspiration to develop a cacao industry here in Hawai'i. When you taste this locally grown chocolate you are tasting the fruition of our core mission.

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