Noble Kava Freshly Harvested on 9/20/2017. Nene is a great ‘Awa, it is mild tasting and has good effects. It is spoken of in Hawaiian history and it was widely used. The Kavalactone content can range from 7%-11% total kavalactones. The chemotype tested at 463251 and, 463251 and,463251 and the 4th sample was 246513.