2018 Festival Schedule of Events

10 Days of Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Fun!

Nov
10
Sat
2018
UCC Hawaii Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Pageant @ New Location! Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm
UCC Hawaii Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Pageant @ New Location! Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel  | 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
11
Sun
2018
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest @ New Location! HCC Palamanui
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
KTA Super Stores Kona Coffee Recipe Contest  @ New Location! HCC Palamanui  | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

A unique recipe contest spot lighting 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.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho’olaule’a @ Makaeo County Pavilion
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho'olaule'a @ Makaeo County Pavilion | Kailua-Kona | Hawaii | United States

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).