The Kona Coffee Culture Festival is back this weekend

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The opening weekend of the Kona Coffee Culture Festival is underway on the Big Island.

This festival is known for featuring Hawaii’s iconic and world-famous coffee as well as family-friendly festivities.

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It’s the first year since the pandemic that the Kona Coffee Culture Festival has returned and organizers are anticipating a strong turnout throughout the event.

Starting at 2 p.m. on November 4, people can stop by Hale Halawai in historic Kailua Village to see craft vendors, a variety of food trucks, and family-friendly activities.

Later in the evening, the lantern parade will take place along the Alii Drive parade route. The organizers recommend arriving early and settling along the seawall.

For more information on the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival and to see the list of events, go to their website.

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During the festival, Kona’s coffee farms will be in full harvest. You may have the chance to visit a Kona coffee farm and see why this coffee is so special.

Darcy J. Skinner