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2013 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

43rd Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

November 1-10, 2013

Recognized as the oldest and most successful food festival in Hawaii, the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival celebrates Kona Coffee, the "Pride of the Pacific".

Praised for its fine, aromatic and memorable taste, Kona coffee will once again take center stage at the 43rd annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival from November 1-10, 2013.  

The annual Kona coffee harvest that has sustained Kona's agricultural community 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 additional information, including a complete listing of festival events, visit the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival website.  

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