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Kona Historical Society's Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook is a "must see" Hawaii attraction and the only living history coffee farm in the nation. Stroll through this Smithsonian-affiliated, outdoor museum that tells the story of...more
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82-6199 Mamalahoa Hwy, Hwy 11, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8203
This place is a little off the beaten path, but such a worthy visit for anyone even slightly interested in the history of Kona. The experts who acted out the life of the early Japanese family who built up the farm was stellar. We could...More
It's a very interesting story about the people who used to live here and their day-to-day life. The story is told in a very personal way... you can almost feel and smell it. It takes you back almost a century.
The Japanese lady doing the...More
My fiancee and I stopped in here on a whim and ended up spending over two hours walking around the farm. Everyone there was super friendly and passionate about the history of not only their farm, but the entire coffee industry of Hawaii. We also...More
The coffee farm is run by a local historical society that clearly has its act together. The orientation on arrival is informative, and there's lots of coffee to taste. The docents clearly and carefully, with great attention to detail, explain what life was like for...More
Kona coffee enjoys a worldwide reputation as some of the finest coffee available. Though not a coffee drinker myself I though that this would be a great opportunity to learn more about coffee as well as the local history. We started off with a special...More
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Can be fun. Involves a bit of walking and if the sun is out on a day the trades aren't blowing a bit, can be very warm. Moves at a good pace and there are things kids can do along the way. If the 7 year old gets bored... More
Can be fun. Involves a bit of walking and if the sun is out on a day the trades aren't blowing a bit, can be very warm. Moves at a good pace and there are things kids can do along the way. If the 7 year old gets bored easily, may just do that. The 10 year old will have a ball.