Hawaiian Grown Tea

What we do


The Hawaii Medicinal Tea & Herb Cooperative (HTC) is a Consumer Cooperative established in 2016 on the Big Island of Hawaii.  The organization was formed in an attempt to redefine the role of commercial agriculture in the state by using a model that promotes participation, inclusivity, and equitable distribution of revenue to all participating members.  This is achieved through the consumer cooperative structure and strategic development of commercially sustainable, high-value agriculture products.  HTC intends to fill the void left by the discriminatory, failed plantations with an environmentally and socially-responsible program that bridges the gap between resources (finance, real estate) and capabilities to revitalize Hawaiian agriculture and our local communities.

What's happening?

HTC is on BigIslandNow!  See our announcement HERE !

We're pleased to announce our first Media Day, scheduled November 8 at 9:00AM (HST) at the Akatsuka Orchid Gardens.  We're inviting all our neighbors, family, and news outlets to join us for field tours and Q&A with our distinguished consultants and board members!  Check out the Facebook event:   HTC Media Day

And check out our first official press release HERE !

HTC has planted neaarly 20,000 Camellia Sinensis bushes in 4 months and is on schedule to deliver over 30,000 more in the coming months!

Follow all the action on FaceBook:   #HawaiiTeaCoop

Become a member!

Whether you’re a member landowner who wishes to develop your own specialty tea farm with the HTC’s services, a member landowner who wishes to develop your own specialty tea farm with a cooperative group of member investors, or just a member investor who wants to own a specialty tea farm without owning land or getting your hands dirty, HTC has a model for you to explore.  If you want to begin your journey toward owning your own tea farm, contact HTC today!

Need more detail?  Check out our Hawaii Tea FAQ,  Landowner & Investor FAQ,  HTC Member Opportunity Exchange, and currently available Investment Opportunities!


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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.


11-3051 Volcano Road, Volcano, HI 96785

(808) 796-0515