Hawaii’s Oldest Food Festival Celebrates the Culture Behind Kona’s World Famous Cup of Coffee! Throughout the 10-day Festival, celebrate the harvest as Kona coffee farms offer a firsthand look at growing this world-famous crop, the coffee art scene fills with inspiration, and music and dance enrich cultural exchanges. Kona coffee and food events offer tastings, and hands-on cultural events help tell the story of Kona’s rich coffee history.
Schedule of Events:
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Quilt Show
Coffee-themed works of art from local quilters on display express exceptional interpretations of Kona’s coffee heritage. Cast your vote for Viewers Choice awards.
Cost: $5 Festival Admission Button. Kids under 5 free
Location: Quilt Passions Quilt and Needlework Shop, 75-5706 Kuakini Hwy., Suite 112, Kailua Kona
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Kona Coffee Barista Training
Training will be conducted by seasoned coffee educators, trainers and professionals both local and abroad. They will guide a robust coffee education experience in manual brewing techniques, espresso techniques, milk steaming, and latte art. The Competition will be a chance to take those skills and apply them in a fun, high energy environment.
Cost: $10 registration fee and$5 Festival Admission Button. Kids under 5 free
Location: Kona Coffee & Tea Co, 74-5588 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona HI 96740