Events Calendar

Hands On History

Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, 11a.m.

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Kona Historical Society’s Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook will be having “Hands On History” activities every Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 11a.m. - 1p.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 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.
Come and experience Kona’s Stories!
The schedule for upcoming activities is as follows:


Wednesday, August 1 - Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home

Friday, August 3 - Utility Meets Beauty: The Tradition of Sashiko Stitching

Monday, August 6 - Weaving Tools & Treasures: Lauhala on a Kona Coffee Farm

Wednesday, August 8 - Balanced Bento: Pickles as a Mainstay of the Japanese Table

Friday, August 10 - Backyard Groceries: Sustainability in the Kitchen Garden

Monday, August 13 - Art & Language: Learning Japanese with Calligraphy

Wednesday, August 15 - Observing Obon: Make a Floating Lantern

Friday, August 17 - Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home

Monday, August 20 - Fresh Off the Press: Making Tofu in the Family Kitchen

Wednesday, August 22 - Home Grown Remedies: Kona’s Traditions of Medicinal Gardening

Friday, August 24 - Floral Philosophy: The Art and Harmony of Ikebana

Monday, August 27 - Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home

Wednesday, August 29 - Balanced Bento: Pickles as a Mainstay of the Japanese Table

Friday, August 31 - Backyard Groceries: Sustainability in the Kitchen Garden