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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

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 21 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

1  Thank raphrosa90
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Really makes you appreciate how much work goes into every cup of coffee! If you love that black drink, you'll love this farm!

Thank tmzak
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly folks - and knowledgeable! Recreation of a home was great. I had never seen coffee beans before

Thank annetteshel
Reviewed 16 June 2018

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

Thank TheBlitz
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This was absolutely worth the time. The farm is great and the docents were very informative and made it a great day!!

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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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24 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
20 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