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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
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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82-6199 Mamalahoa Hwy, Hwy 11, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8203
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This is an off the radar visiting centre. Small but big enough car park. Very informal. Met with a very pleasant guy who offers you the best coffee I've ever had. You get to wander round the small garden and a look round an old...More
During our 1.5-hour visit, we learned all about the early Japanese family farmers who developed Kona coffee. A woman in the Japanese-style home explained what it was like to live in the home throughout the 20th century. A gentleman then explained the history of the...More
This informal tour has you stroll at your own pace and interact with the people working on the farm. They have years of experience and are more than welcome to share their knowledge and answer any question. We had a chance to get to know...More
All the staff were very friendly and were very knowledgeable. At first we thought the entry fee was a bit high but it was very informative. Worth every penny. Truly enjoyed every part of it. You learn a lot. It makes sense that coffee is...More
While this historic farm was not included in any of the material we received from our cruise ship (NCL Spirit of America). Or our car rental service, I am so glad we stumbled onto it. The visit made the trip whole and very memorable. The...More
This historical farm is worth a visit in spite of the rather high $15.00 charge per person. The buildings are very interesting and there are volunteers who describe the history and the experience which is both educational and very interesting.
Recommend that you spend an...More
Even though the entry fee was very high ($15 per adult), the old Coffee plantation was enjoyable. The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The talk about the Coffee mill and its history took about 30 minutes. The old house in which the former owner...More
I want to start off saying that this review is NOT a reflection of the staff. The staff was very friendly.
I was really looking forward to going. The looking forward to it was probably the most exciting part for me. I was extremely disappointed...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.