Hands on History at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm

Every Wednesday & Friday

Kona Historical Society's Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook will be having "Hands On History" activities every Wednesday & Friday 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 and the County of Hawaii's Research and Development Department.

The schedule for upcoming activities is as follows:

Wednesday, July 5 Utility Meets Beauty: The Tradition of Sashiko Stitching

Friday, July 7 Backyard Groceries: Sustainability in the Kitchen Garden

Wednesday, July 12 Balanced Bento: Pickling as a Mainstay of the Japanese Table

Friday, July 14 Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home

Wednesday, July 19 Home Grown Remedies: Kona's Tradition of Medicinal Gardening

Friday, July 21 Art & Language: Learning Japanese with Calligraphy

Wednesday, July 26 Weaving Tools & Treasures: Lauhala on a Kona Coffee Farm

Friday, July 28 Beans in the Skillet: Coffee Roasting at Home

Kona Historical Society


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