Hawaii Coffee Association names statewide cupping, latte art winners

A panel of five licensed Q graders judged the HCA 14th Statewide Cupping Competition using the standard Specialty Coffee Association’s cupping methodology and scoring format. (Mariah L. Standal/ courtesy of Hawaii Coffee Association)

HAWAII— Winners of the Hawaii Coffee Association’s 14th Annual Statewide Coffee Cupping Competition and the inaugural Latte Art Throwdown were announced during the 28th Hawaii Coffee Association Conference June 15-17 at the Kauai Beach Resort &Spa.