Featured Events

Nov
1
Fri
2019
Lantern Parade and Bon Dance @ Historic Kailua Village
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lantern Parade and Bon Dance  @ Historic Kailua Village

The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Lantern Parade lights up Alii Drive with a glowing procession of light, music and color, culminating with a traditional Bon Dance. At 4pm Festival goers are invited to decorate Lanterns in memory of loved ones and march in the parade. Bon Dance to follow at Hale Halawai.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
The Holualoa Coffee and Art Stroll @ Mamalahoa Highway through Holualoa town
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Holualoa Coffee and Art Stroll @ Mamalahoa Highway through Holualoa town

A Stroll through historic Holualoa Village whilst tasting 37 carefully prepared brews of 100% Kona coffee served by the farmers themselves. Local gourmet food truck vendors will all be there as well. All of the fabulous Art studios will be open to wander through and enjoy. Cast your vote for your favorite brew at the “People’s Choice Award” voting booth.

UCC Hawaii Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition @ New Location! Aloha Theater
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
UCC Hawaii Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition  @ New Location! Aloha Theater  | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

An official preliminary pageant for the Miss Hawaii and Miss America Scholarship Competition. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 25. Candidates will compete in interview, onstage question, evening gown, talent, and social impact statement. The winner goes on to represent Kona at Miss Hawaii in June.

Nov
3
Sun
2019
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest @ Hawaii Community College Palamanui
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest  @ Hawaii Community College Palamanui  | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

A unique recipe contest spotlighting the use of Kona coffee. This competition is open to Professionals, Culinary Students, Amateurs and Keiki, who aspire to compete with their prized original Kona Coffee recipes for the coveted top prizes in two categories, sweet and savory.