Monday, August 25, 2014

Kona Coffee - Summer Kama`aina Special!

Just a short two hour drive from Ohia House Bed and Breakfast over Saddle Rd. Free Admission to the Kona Coffee Living History Farm for kama`aina 17 years old and under when you show your Hawaii ID/Hawaii driver’s license/Hawaii school ID between June 2 and August 29. Learn about the lifestyle of Kona’s coffee pioneers and stop the summer brain drain!* The Kona Coffee Living History Farm is a 5.5 acre historic coffee farm first homesteaded in 1900 and is the only living history coffee farm in the nation. It brings the coffee pioneer’s story to life by depicting the daily lives of early Japanese immigrants during the period of 1920-1945. Visitors may walk through the coffee and macadamia nut orchards, tour the historic farmhouse, talk story with the interpreters and visit with the donkey and chickens. A “living history” program tells their story through the use of historic buildings, artifacts, and authentic landscapes. Living history gives students and visitors an opportunity to experience history “brought to life” by costumed interpreters who demonstrate traditional crafts, agricultural activities, and the everyday tasks of people from the past. The Farm is open for tours and 100% Kona coffee sales Monday—Friday, with the gate opening at 10:00am and closing at 2:00pm. Be sure to be there by 1:00pm so that you have enough time for a full tour.

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