Origins of Kava Kava

Mythological Origins of Kava There is one mythological tale regarding the origin of Kava that I liked the most. I found it in an article in the Journal of the Polynesian Society entitled; “Kava in Vanuatu: A Study of the Cultural Significance of a Plant in a Traditional Society” by K. E. Palmer: According to […]

Chewing the Roots – Ancient Kava Preparation

The tradition of chewing kava roots to prepare for drinking is an ancient practice that has been used by many Polynesian and Melanesian cultures for thousands of years. The process of chewing kava roots is known as “tudei” in some languages, and it is considered to be a traditional and sacred method of preparing the […]

A Brief History of Kava

A Brief History of Kava Kava I. Introduction A. Definition of Kava Kava B. Historical significance of Kava Kava C. Purpose of the term paper II. Pre-Colonial History of Kava Kava A. Origin and spread of Kava Kava B. Traditional uses of Kava Kava C. Cultural and religious significance of Kava Kava   III. Kava […]

America vs Hawaii and Appropriated Kava Culture

Many people mistakenly believe that the strongest Kava is the best Kava. This is a fallacy and can lead to unpleasant experiences when looking for good drinking Kava. Smooth Kava with a blend of the right lactones is key.

The Rise of Kava Bars in the USA

INTERACTIVE MAP OF KAVA BARS WORLDWIDE ON KAVA.GURU Kava bars, which serve a beverage made from the roots of the kava plant, have become increasingly popular in the United States in recent years. Kava has a long history of use in the Pacific Islands as a traditional social beverage and has been growing in popularity […]