Events Calendar

The Kona Coffee Living History Farm’s Farm Fest Open House: “From Farm to Table”

Saturday, September 30, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Captain Cook, FREE

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Kona Historical Society’s Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook will be hosting their annual Farm Fest Open House on Saturday, September 30 from 10a.m.-2p.m., At this year’s annual celebration honoring Kona’s heritage, the theme is “Farm Farm to Table” and promises a day filled with family-fun activities that revolve around all the amazing sustainable foods that are made here in Kona, whether it’s baked items, cooking demonstrations from celebrity chef Sam Choy, hands-on historical “foodie” activities or traditional treats. There will also be local music; “Hands on History” activities where you can practice the art of lauhala weaving, Japanese calligraphy, gardening and pan roasting coffee, among others—keiki & grownups are encouraged to join in and learn a new craft; Kona coffee tastings; an historical photo exhibit and tours of the historic 1920’s coffee mill and farmhouse.  To make parking easier, catch the shuttle (9:30a.m.-3p.m.) from Kealakekua Ranch Center that day. Come join the fun and don’t miss out on the cultural celebration that surrounds 18 years as the only living history coffee farm in the nation! We strive to keep this event free for the community through sponsorships. If you’d like to support this event through sponsorships please call 808-323-3222. We’d love to get you involved!