SAVE THE DATE: November 3rd-12th, 2023!
This year’s signature artist was Linda “Lin” Huff, a freelance graphic designer and illustrator who enjoys combining her three great loves: coffee, color, and Hawaii Island into art.
PROCEEDS SUPPORT THE FESTIVAL AND ITS MISSION TO PRESERVE, PERPETUATE AND PROMOTE KONA’S NEARLY 200-YEAR OLD COFFEE HERITAGE!
The first Kona Coffee Festival was held in 1970, making it the longest-running food festival in the Aloha State. “It all started with a group of businesspeople on the island, from the hotels, airlines and the industry, to put together a festival to honor Kona coffee during the slower November tourism season,” festival president Valerie Corcoran said. “It also corresponds with coffee harvest time.”