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Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho’olaule’a @ Makaeo County Pavilion
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho'olaule'a @ Makaeo County Pavilion | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

Sponsored by Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union      

A day-long celebration of Kona coffee and its cultural heritage.


Featuring Na Hoku Hanohano award winner, Mark Yamanaka. Entertainment throughout the day with Kona Daifukuji Taiko, hula with Halau Hula Na Pua o Kumamoto and multi-cultural performances honoring the Kona’s multi-heritage coffee history.

Lei Contest

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. One-of-a-kind beautiful lei with Kona coffee beans, blossoms and leaves as the center of attention are on display.

Food Booths & Trucks

Variety of different ethnic foods and treats for everyone’s tastes

Arts & Crafts

Unique Made in Hawaii items

Kona Coffee

Kona farmers will be on hand with fresh brewed coffee available to taste and purchase.

Cultural Demonstrations

Hands-on crafts including lei making, lauhala weaving, pan roasting coffee, ohe kapala (bamboo stamping), Japanese calligraphy and more.

Historical Displays

Featuring a replica of a coffee hoshidana, a traditional method of drying Kona coffee and a photo display Kona coffee history.