Kona’s Stories

Below is a sampling of videos and publications that document Kona’s history
These videos (and pictures and manuscripts) are an invaluable piece of Kona’s history.  Please help us to preserve and share them by donating to KHS’ Friends of the Archives Fund
To make a research appointment at the KHS’ Jean Greenwell Archives call us at 808-323-3222.


A History of the Kona Districts, Hawaii (E Pili Ana No Kona “Regarding Kona”)


Ranching in Kona, Hawaii 1949 to 1951


The History of Konawaena School, Hawaii 1883-1993, Part 1


Oral History Interview with Hana Masuhara


Oral History Interview with Sherwood Greenwell, Part 1


Oral History Interview with Willie Thompson, Part 2


Kona Coffee History Day with Minoru Inaba and Mikio Izu