From Salt Farm to Table

Our salt is harvested from our very own Salt Farm in Kona on Hawaii Island and also from a small salt farm on the island of Molokai. On our Kona Salt Farm, we use Deep Ocean Water that is mineral rich, full of nutrients and makes a mild and well balanced tasting salt that is prized by chefs around the world for its purity, beauty and delicate flavor.

Salt Making Process at Our Kona Salt Farm

Kona Hawaiian Sea Salt Deep Water Pipe

Sourced from 2,200 Feet Deep

From depths exceeding 2,200 feet, we use a pipeline 6,284 feet long and 40 inches in diameter to bring water onshore. The uniquely clear surface waters above our seawater source are rated Class AA.

Sea Salt Harvest Solar Evaporation Tunnels

Solar Evaporated

Once onshore, the salt water is put into our enclosed solar evaporation system. This unique system is designed to dry our salt naturally using the year-round Kona sunshine.

Sea Salt Crystals Begin to Form

Sea Salt Crystals

Over the course of 4 weeks, our Salt Master carefully watches as the Hawaiian sun naturally evaporates the seawater. Conditions change seasonally and our master ensures that our salt is harvested at exactly the right time for optimal flavor and texture in every batch.

Pure Kona Sea Salt Crystals

Finishing Touches

The crystals are gently scooped by hand and placed into covered wooden hoppers for their final drying step. While in the hoppers, the remaining moisture is drained from the salt.

Nigari Tofu Coagulant

OCEAN WATER - SALT = NIGARI

This concentrated brine called nigari, or bitterns, is most commonly known for its use in traditional tofu making, making ricotta cheese, as well as a nutritional supplement, added to drinking water and mineral baths.

Sea Salts of Hawaii Flavor Infusion

Flavor Infusion

Chef Norman Berg created a number of delicious and creative salt flavors in our Honolulu Kitchen with fresh herbs, locally grown chili, seaweed, lemon zest for a wide range of dishes.

1% to the Ocean

Every purchase benefits the ocean. 1% of all sales are donated to the Papahānaumokuākea Marine Debris Project.

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