Mar 13, 2013
We love all our kava that people drink at our kava bar and buy online. That’s why we sell it, silly. That being said some folks like to hear what others are saying about our goods and what we do. The following are excerpts from Bula Kava House customers, from people who buy kava online, and spend time at our kava bar in Portland.
Regarding our Fu’u kava: “…it’s the lightest...
Mar 4, 2013
On March 22nd 2011 an idea based on thousands of years of South Pacific tradition came to fruition in Southeast Portland as Bula Kava House opened its doors. Over the course of the past two years we have become so happy and humbled by the little community we’ve created over thousands of coconut shells full of this muddy brew. We’ve been equally pleased by the response to our online store where...
Sep 2, 2012
I finally got around to putting down some of the happenings during my recent journey to Vanuatu. Here is part one of that story:
“What kind of kava bar owner has never been to the motherland of kava use and cultivation?” I asked myself in January of 2012. This simple question set in motion the planning for a late spring trip to Vanuatu, which was recently voted as “The Happiest Country on...
Apr 17, 2012
Wow! It has been way too long between blog entries. My web people would be very disappointed. It’s a double edged sword that with so much really amazing stuff happening with Bula Kava House there are so many things deserving of blog posts, but much less time to do them. I’ll go ahead now and do my best to cover some of the news worthy events over the last couple months.
A couple months ago our...
Jan 12, 2012
The following is an excerpt from a wildly entertaining book about life in the South Pacific called “Getting Stoned With Savages” by Maarten J. Troost.
“I was now in Vanuatu, where getting profoundly stoned every night is a venerable tradition. In the golden hour before sunset, the men of Vanuatu gather in a nakamal, typically a clearing under a banyan tree, where they consume kava, which,...