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Kona Coffee Living History Farm

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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
+1 808-323-3222
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The $15pp entry fee was a tad steep, however the Traditional 1920's farmer house was remarkably well preserved and reinstated. The volunteers were very informative and entertaining. We enjoyed this 1hr pit stop.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem. I highly recommend a stop at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm. You learn more than how coffee is grown and harvested. You learn the history of how a Japanese family moved to the island and lived on this farm....More

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting to learn about how the Japanese came over to Hawaii and worked on the coffee farms. Got to look around the Japanese farm house, as well as the production mill. Fantastic people who work there and really informative. Coffee was amazing too, bought...More

Thank Sam l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got to try quite a few of the different flavors of coffee. I bought a lot of coffee to take home to share. Coffee was very good.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We stumbled across this and decided to take a drive. We are glad we did! Kids (11 and 13 ) really enjoyed the program-well staffed, educational, hands on activities.

Thank PeterBMississauga
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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

Thank kvdp11
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Incredibly enriching experience. The guide inside the coffee house supplied priceless knowledge and first-hand experience. All of the employees were friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Pierce B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Very short tour of farm. Don't really get to see that much. Coffee was good and nice story about the history.

Thank holidaygrl
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

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

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23 June 2018|
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Response from Avik C | Reviewed this property |
Nope no ticket necessary. Walk in and enjoy Surprisingly their gift shop has cheap merchandise and my daughter got a Hawaiian dress from there
19 January 2017|
Response from konahistorical | Property representative |
The Kona Coffee Living History Farm is on Highway 11 (also known as Mamalahoa Hwy) between milemarkers 110 and 111. Hope that helps!
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9 February 2016|
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Response from RiverCajun | Reviewed this property |
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