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Festival events


Pa'ina & Open House

Pahala Plantation House


2020 Date TBD


Free. Potluck. Donations Accepted


This event kicks off the festival week. Meet coffee farmers, taste coffee and enjoy local foods in a casual friendly atmosphere.

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Coffee Farm Harvest Dinner

Ka'u Mountain Coffee Farm in Wood Valley


2020 Date TBD

Come enjoy a bountiful dinner and live music on a small specialty coffee farm located in the misty, enchanting Wood Valley. Each course will feature estate coffee, with the main course cooked in a traditional imu (earth oven).

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Ka'u Mountain Hike & Lunch

Ka'u Coffee Mill

2020 Date TBD


Explore flume systems from the sugarcane era and the following development of hydroelectric power as you hike through the native Hawaiian rainforest.

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Ka'u Valley Farms Tour & Lunch

Ka'u Valley Farms Nursery


2020 Date TBD


Go to a local farm and explore their nursery, pastures, forest and water system.


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Ka'u Coffee & Cattle Day

Aikane Plantation Coffee Farm

2020 Date TBD

Take a tour through the Aikane Plantation Coffee Farm, where descendants of the first coffee farmer in Ka‘u explain how coffee is integrated into cattle ranching and other agriculture. BBQ buffet & hayrides are included.

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Ka'u Star Gazing

Ka'u Coffee Mill

2020 Date TBD

Watch the sunset and observe the night sky with laser beams accompanied by a brief astronomy lesson.


Ho'olaule'a — Main Event

Pahala Community Center


2020 Date TBD


Enjoy music and hula all day long as Ka‘u coffee farmers provide you the special opportunity to taste and purchase their beans.


Take guided tours of Ka‘u coffee farms and the Ka'u Coffee Mill. Discover what many vendors have to offer in local crafts, food, games and of course, more Ka‘u coffee.

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Ka'u Coffee College

Pahala Community Center

2020 Date TBD

Listen to informative talks given by visiting coffee experts.

2020 speakers are to be announced soon.

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