The History of Kava in the US

Pinning down the history of kava is no easy feat, and the path to booming kava bars and exports to the US has been tumultuous. One thing we know for sure, though, is that kava has been important in the … Learn More

Piper Methysticum, or Kava’s Name and History

Yaqona, ‘awa, ava, sakau, malogu are just a few of the names that island nations call what we know as, “Kava.”  Kava however, is the Tongan word for the scientific name of the plant, “Piper Methysticum.”  Piper is the genus … Learn More

Cyclones Zazu and Yasa

In mid-December of 2020, the Pacific Islands got hit hard by cyclones Zazu and Yasa. The effect of the cyclones has been massive and has hit close to home for us at Kalm With Kava as we work with local … Learn More

How a kava drink makes you more social

Enjoy a Kava Root Drink A kava root drink is great for relaxing in social situations. Socializing comes easy to some and not to others. Some people are natural extroverts who find it easy to talk to strangers. Other people … Learn More

Kava Time: 10 Fun Facts About Kava

It’s kava time. Time to prepare a batch of kava, sit down and relax for a while. As you enjoy downing a shell of kava and mellowing out for the evening, alone or with friends, share and enjoy these ten … Learn More

What is Green Kava?

And why Green Kava is special. Green kava is kava made from a freshly harvested kava plant. The roots are juiced and diluted with water, resulting in a strong kava juice beverage. A pure kava drink. Most kava drinks are … Learn More

Kalm with Kava Stocking Stuffer Giveaway 2019

To spread some holiday Cheer and Relaxation we are running our 5th annual Stocking Stuffer Giveaway competition. Five lucky winners will receive a Kalm with Kava bundle of gifts including (1) 8oz bag of Traditional Kava & strainer or (1) … Learn More

Guava Kava Colada Recipe

This kava recipe, Guava Kava Colada, is designed to bring you a taste of island life. Our goal is to take you on a mini-vacation from the comfort of your house or backyard lounger. When you start to dream of … Learn More

Four Ways to Calm Your Mind

Below we share four ways to calm your mind. The benefits of a calm and relaxed mental state are well known. Achieving it is the challenge. Today, we flit between digital channels driven by constant notifications and FOMO, (fear of … Learn More

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