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"HANDS ON HISTORY" ACTIVITIES
Hawaii (Captain Cook)
Kona Coffee Living History Farm
82-6199 Mamalahoa Hwy.
Captain Cook, Hawaii 96704
01/04/2017 11:00 AM - 02/28/2018 12:00 PM
Every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m., the Kona Coffee Living History Farm hosts "Hands On History" activities on their site in Captain Cook. "Hands On History" provides visitors and with the opportunity to learn, experience and practice activities important to the daily lives of Kona’s Japanese immigrants and coffee pioneers during the 1920s. The activities include coffee roasting, medicinal herb gardening, Japanese calligraphy, Japanese pickling, lauhala weaving, mochi making, and tofu making. By necessity, Kona’s coffee pioneers reused, recycled, and practiced sustainable living. These concepts serve as a recurring theme in each of the “Hands on History” program activities. The hope is that this program will help perpetuate these cultural traditions and further preserve the history behind Kona’s coffee industry and its pioneers. Sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the County of Hawaii’s Research & Development. Free with farm admission.