Barack O Blend

A Big Island coffee company, Kona Joe Coffee has created a special blend to honor President-elect Barack Obama. Barack O Blend is made of Hawaiian, Indonesian and Kenyan coffees, just like the man himself.

“The presidential blend honors Hawaii and Kenya, two of the great coffee-growing regions in the world,”

said deepa Alban, one of the owners of Kona Joe Coffee.

The special Barack O Blend can be purchased after Inauguration Day for USD $12.95 for a 7-ounce bag at the farm, or online at

(Source: Pacific Business News)

7-Eleven Presidential Election Coffee Cup

7-Eleven Presidential Election Coffee Cups7-Eleven is giving Americans the chance to vote earlier and more than once.

Voting starts on Wednesday and ends on Election Day, Nov. 4. Customers can cast their vote by choosing their preferred cup — blue cups for Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama or red cups for Republican nominee Sen. John McCain. However, for those abstaining or can’t decide, 7-Eleven still has the regular cups.

It is said that 7-Election past results has closely mirrored the official ones. National and state results will be posted daily on