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2012 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

42nd Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

November 3rd - 11th, 2012

Recognized as the oldest and most successful food festival in Hawaii, the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival was also listed as one of Forbes Magazine's Best Fall Food and Wine Festivals.

Praised for its fine, aromatic and memorable taste, Kona coffee will once again take center stage at the 42nd annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival from November 3-11, 2012.  

The annual Kona coffee harvest that has sustained Kona's agricultural community for more than 185 years is celebrated every November. The award-winning Kona Coffee Cultural Festival honors Kona's cultural heritage and recognizes the accomplishments of Kona coffee pioneers, farmers and artisans.

Each year the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival hosts over forty special event. Visitors, residents and veteran Kona coffee pickers compete in the Festival's Kona Coffee Picking Contest, or gather in Historic Kailua Village to watch colorful lanterns light the evening sky as Kona's heritage is celebrated with community groups in colorful ethnic costumes. Festival fun continues with a recipe contest, Kona coffee tastings, a scholarship pageant, two-days of Kona coffee cupping competition, farm tours, cultural workshops, art exhibits, an outdoor concert and much more!

For a complete schedule, visit the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival events page.   

Reader Comments (3)

Its amazing to learn all out Kona Coffee Tours that is definitely something that everyone should have an opportunity to experience in a lifetime.

November 14, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMary

After reading your post I think that one can enjoy and learn all about kona coffee through this Kona coffee cultural festival. Please let us know at when the next kona coffee cultural festival will organize, really a great help, surely love to visit.

April 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKona Coffee Tours

The 2013 Kona Coffee Festival is scheduled for November 1 - 10, 2013.

April 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterEnergy Dude

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