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Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho’olaule’a

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A day-long celebration of Kona Coffee and its cultural heritage:

Cultural Demonstrations – Hands-on crafts including flower and ti leaf lei making, lauhala weaving, pan roasting coffee, poi pounding, ohe kapala (bamboo stamping), and more. The Kona Hongwanji Saga Soryu group will display a number of ikebana arrangements.

Entertainment – Entertainment throughout the day with multi-cultural performances honoring Kona’s multi-heritage coffee history. Hawaiian, Samoan, Japanese, Filipino, and Korean groups will be on stage.

Food Booths and Trucks – Variety of ethnic foods

Kona Coffee – Kona farmers will be on hand with freshly brewed coffee available for taste and purchase.

Arts and Crafts – Shop for unique made-in Hawaii products and gifts that showcase local Hawaii artists.

Historical and Educational Displays – A replica of a coffee hoshidana, a traditional method of drying Kona coffee, along with a history of Kona coffee will be showcased. Educational displays and information on the Kona coffee industry will be presented by the University of Hawaii.


November 14
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Makaeo County Pavilion
75-5500 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua-Kona, HI United States
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