Hands On History
Every Wednesday & Friday at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, 11a.m.
Kona Historical Society’s Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook will be having “Hands On History” activities every Wednesday & Friday at 11 a.m. that help visitors explore Kona’s history in a deeper and more sensory way. Participation is free with the purchase of admission to the farm. The schedule for upcoming activities is as follows:
- 4/21 - Art & Language: Learning Japanese with Calligraphy
- 4/26 - Weaving Tools & Treasures: Lauhala on a Kona Coffee Farm
- 4/28 - Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home
- 5/3 - Balanced Bento: Pickling as a Mainstay of the Japanese Table
- 5/5 - A Japanese Boy’s Day Tradition: Mochi Making!
- 5/10 - Fresh Off the Press: Making Tofu in the Family Kitchen
- 5/12 - Backyard Groceries: Sustainability in the Kitchen Garden
- 5/17 - Home Grown Remedies: Kona’s Tradition of Medicinal Gardening
- 5/19 - Art & Language: Learning Japanese with Calligraphy
- 5/24 - Weaving Tools & Treasures: Lauhala on a Kona Coffee Farm
- 5/26 - Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home
The Society hopes this program will help perpetuate these cultural traditions and further preserve the history behind Kona’s coffee industry and its pioneers. This unique program is supported through a grant from Hawaii Tourism Authority and the County of Hawaii’s Research and Development Department.
Come and experience Kona’s Stories!