Hawaii’s oldest food festival will celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary November 6-15, 2020...with 10 days of coffee tastings, farm tours, contests and entertainment. We look forward to seeing you there!

Schedule of Events

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, events and activities may be subject to change. Please check back for current updates.

This exhibition, housed in a restored coffee mill, now a vibrant regional art center, showcases authentic works by local artists in various mediums exploring Kona’s coffee culture. Stop by to view the exhibition, taste some local coffee and browse handmade coffee-themed work by great artists.

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.

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.

Purchasing quality coffee is the first step to brewing and enjoying the perfect cup of coffee. However, there are choices along the way that a consumer can unknowingly make thereby ruining a perfectly good cup and creating an unpleasant experience. The goal of this tasting workshop is to bring awareness to consumers of the basic methods of storing, roasting, and brewing 100% Kona Coffee.

Morning and afternoon sessions on both days; 4 sessions available total – 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Purchasing quality coffee is the first step to brewing and enjoying the perfect cup of coffee. However, there are choices along the way that a consumer can unknowingly make thereby ruining a perfectly good cup and creating an unpleasant experience. The goal of this tasting workshop is to bring awareness to consumers of the basic methods of storing, roasting, and brewing 100% Kona Coffee.

Morning and afternoon sessions on both days; 4 sessions available total – 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Purchasing quality coffee is the first step to brewing and enjoying the perfect cup of coffee. However, there are choices along the way that a consumer can unknowingly make thereby ruining a perfectly good cup and creating an unpleasant experience. The goal of this tasting workshop is to bring awareness to consumers of the basic methods of storing, roasting, and brewing 100% Kona Coffee.

Morning and afternoon sessions on both days; 4 sessions available total – 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Purchasing quality coffee is the first step to brewing and enjoying the perfect cup of coffee. However, there are choices along the way that a consumer can unknowingly make thereby ruining a perfectly good cup and creating an unpleasant experience. The goal of this tasting workshop is to bring awareness to consumers of the basic methods of storing, roasting, and brewing 100% Kona Coffee.

Morning and afternoon sessions on both days; 4 sessions available total – 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Training will be conducted by seasoned coffee educators, trainers and professionals both local and abroad. They will guide a robust coffee education experience in manual brewing techniques, espresso techniques, milk steaming, and latte art. The Competition will be a chance to take those skills and apply them in a fun, high energy environment.

These two women are coffee culture lovers!  Seed to cup is constant, tedious, hard work. Come learn about collaborating on ideas for quality improvement, cupping classes, experimental processing methods, and more.

Network with Hawaii’s coffee industry as they celebrate the harvest and announce the cupping results. Live and silent auctions. Dinner $65.00 with a Festival button.

Purchase tickets here: https://hawaiicoffeeassoc.org/event-3593017

Performance by Kaze No Ne (Electric Organists and Singers). Okonomiyaki and other Japanese snack and garnishment items.

Coffee expert discussion with a focus on Kona’s coffee industry.

This year, Kona Historical Society celebrates two decades of museum programs that bring Kona’s history to life. Event features entertainment, food, cultural presentations, special exhibits and hands-on activities. Park and catch the free shuttle at Kealakekua Ranch Center.

Bowl and celebrate with your favorite “Little Miss” contestant while raising much-needed scholarships. Bowling prize giveaways and pageant award recognitions. $10 per bowler, 6 per team limit, shoes not included.

Two reserved time slots
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

For lane reservations or team, registration, visit KBXtreme Front Desk or email [email protected].