2017 Festival Schedule of Events

10 Days of Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Fun! – more events coming soon

Nov
3
Fri
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Nov
4
Sat
2017
Holualoa Village Coffee & Art Stroll @ Historic Holualoa Village
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holualoa Village Coffee & Art Stroll @ Historic Holualoa Village  | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through the art district of quaint Holualoa Village and visit galleries exhibiting an extensive collection of local artists. Over 30 Kona coffee farms join the festivities offering tastings and product for purchase.

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

UCC Kona Coffee Picking & Farm Experience @ UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
UCC Kona Coffee Picking & Farm Experience  @ UCC Hawaii Kona Coffee Estate

Picking•Roasting•Tasting•Savoring
2 Tours available: 10 a.m. – Noon & 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Tour this majestic coffee farm, try your hand at picking ripe coffee cherry and witness how the harvest transforms to coffee in your cup. As a special bonus, take home a 2 oz. bag of fresh roasted 100% Kona Coffee.

No reservations required.

UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd. Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Pageant @ Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa – Kaleiopapa Convention Center
Nov 4 @ 5:30 pm
UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd. Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Pageant  @ Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa – Kaleiopapa Convention Center | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

Hawaii Island’s talented contestants compete for the coveted Miss Kona Coffee and Miss Aloha Hawaii titles. Tickets $30 plus Festival button.

Nov
5
Sun
2017
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest & Big Island Showcase @ Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa – Kaleiopapa Convention Center
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest & Big Island Showcase @ Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa – Kaleiopapa Convention Center | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

Big Island Showcase opens first at 10 a.m. and features Hawaii Island products, gifts, and an opportunity to buy farmer-direct Kona coffee. Amateurs, culinary students and professional chefs present their favorite sweet and savory recipes featuring 100% Kona Coffee. Keiki (children) showcase sweet or savory snacks. Recipe contest doors open at 11 a.m. with cooking demonstrations, judging & award presentations. Public tasting to follow.

Nov
6
Mon
2017
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Nov
7
Tue
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Nov
8
Wed
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Nov
10
Fri
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.

Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm
Kona Historical Society – Kona Coffee Living History Farm Tour @ Kona Coffee Living History Farm  | Captain Cook | Hawaii | United States

Stroll through this historic farm on a self-guided tour that reveals the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the early 20th century. Walk among the coffee trees, meet a “Kona Nightingale,” and watch how farmers used the kuriba and hoshidana to mill and dry their world-famous coffee. Special $10 rate with Festival button, available for purchase on-site.

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Lantern Parade @ Historic Kailua Village
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Lantern Parade @ Historic Kailua Village

Presented by Alaska Airlines

The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Lantern Parade winds its way through Historic Kailua Village with its glowing procession of light, music and color that culminates with an evening of song and dance at Hale Halawai.

Nov
11
Sat
2017
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho’olaule’a @ Makaeo County Pavilion
Nov 11 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho'olaule'a @ Makaeo County Pavilion | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

Ethnic Food Booths
Festival of Arts & Crafts
Entertainment
9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lei Contest
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

A multi-generational, multi-cultural celebration of all things Kona coffee. Hands-on cultural demonstrations, popular Ethnic Food Market, the Festival of Arts & Crafts and all-day live entertainment, one of Hawaii’s most popular entertainers. Enjoy the beautiful lei contest, participate in traditional Hawaiian poi making, ikebana, traditional Japanese calligraphy and visit the heritage display. All day fun for the entire ohana (family).

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit @ Donkey Mill Art Center
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Art Exhibit  @ Donkey Mill Art Center | Hōlualoa | Hawaii | United States

Adult and youth art work celebrates Kona coffee culture are on display at this restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center providing art education and experiences to people of all ages and abilities.