We are stubborn. Not just about how we source premium Hawaiʻi-grown coffee and how we treat one another, but in how we give back and care for our four-legged friends that inspired our name. Being a badass for good means giving an extra hoof and doing what you can to help others.
Our Give A Hoof program pays tribute to the generations of donkeys in Kona, Hawaiʻi that for generations carried loads of coffee beans down the steep volcanic mountain sides. The early farmers of Kona named these hard-working donkeys the “Bad Ass Ones” because of their reliably strong, but stubborn nature. Through sponsorships with various non-profits focused on caring for donkeys and providing them safe spaces, Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii is proud to give back and help raise funds for hard-working donkeys in need.
In the care of Leilani Farm Sanctuary
Lehua is in the care of Leilani Farm Sanctuary in Haiku, Hawai’i. Prior to arriving at the sanctuary, Lehua was living under the dark crawl space of a house with no other sunlight or animals. Lehua now resides at an island paradise for rescued animals whose focus is not only providing a thoughtful sanctuary for her, but also educates the community on the humane treatment of animals. Their mission is to provide hope and education, one life at a time.
In the care of Longhopes Donkey Shelter
Sandee has found her forever home with Longhopes Donkey Shelter in Bennett, Colorado. After being rehabilitated by the team, she was placed at a great home but later returned once the adopters aged out of being able to care for Sandee The compassionate team at Longhopes cares for Sandee through their mission to be the voice, hands and home for domestic and feral donkeys in the United States and to ensure that every donkey lives a healthy life.
Our “Give a Hoof” program proudly celebrates the hard-working donkeys that inspired our name. Your purchase of this merchandise contributes to supporting donkeys that find themselves in rescue situations at shelters in both Hawai’i and Colorado. The much-needed funds help to rescue wild and abandoned donkeys under threat of destruction and help to create the safe environments that they deserve. Buy online or find a participating location near you.