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March 26, 2017

KHS Presenting Award-Winning Kona History Exhibit

Kona Historical Society will display the award-winning exhibit, “The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawaiʻi Belt Road” in Kealakekua beginning March 27, 2017.
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March 18, 2017

Kona Historical Society Selected as ‘Charity of Choice’

The West Hawaiʻi Association of Realtors (WHAR) has selected Kona Historical Society (KHS) as their “Charity of Choice for 2017.” The Association announced the selection during a member luncheon featuring an engaging talk by Howard Dicus of Hawaiʻi News Radio and Hawaiʻi News Now. WHAR is a nonprofit corporation and was established in 1969. Members... Read more »
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March 06, 2017

KHS Offering ‘Yoga On The Farm’

Kona Historical Society invites the public to start off their Fridays with Yoga On The Farm at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook. This weekly outdoor hatha yoga class is accessible to all experience and age levels, and participants can expect many familiar poses like sun salutations, the warrior series, cat, cow,... Read more »
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March 02, 2017

Fundraiser Earns Baby Donkey a Name

Kona Historical Society’s (KHS) new baby donkey has a name: Mele. The announcement came after a three-week voting contest calling for public votes on its website which also served as a fundraiser for the nonprofit’s Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook where Mele lives. The name was selected by 640 voters, and was... Read more »
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February 27, 2017

‘Hands On History’ Activities in March

Kona Historical Society is holding its Hands On History program at Kona Coffee Living History Farm every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m. in March.
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February 27, 2017

Celebrate Girls’ Day with Dolls, Mochi Making

Kona Historical Society will offer fun and festive Japanese traditions at its Kona Coffee Living History Farm to celebrate Girls’ Day on Friday, March 3. Visitors will have the opportunity to make paper dolls in honor of the Japanese tradition of Hina Matsuri, or the Girls’ Day Doll Festival, a holiday still observed in Hawaiʻi among... Read more »
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February 22, 2017

Makahiki Traditions Lecture at Kona Historical Society

Cultural practitioner Shane Akoni Nelson will discuss the various functions of the Makahiki season and its importance to society prior to 1820...
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February 20, 2017

‘Fat Tuesday’ Bread Bake on Feb. 28

Kona Historical Society invites the public for a special bake event on Tuesday, Feb. 28 featuring its Portuguese cinnamon bread in celebration of Shrove Tuesday, also known as “Fat Tuesday.”   The bake will take place at KHS’s stone oven in the pasture below the main office and general store museum in Kealakekua from 10... Read more »
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February 16, 2017

State Honors Kona Historical Society

Kona Historical Society was presented with a certificate of honor on its 40th anniversary for efforts to preserve local history and share Kona’s culture with residents and visitors. The Hawaiʻi State House of Representatives presented the prestigious certificate, including Nicole Lowen, Cindy Evans, Richard Creagan, Clift Tsuji, Richard Onishi, Joy San Buenaventura and Mark Nakashima,... Read more »
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February 07, 2017

Voting Open to Name KHS Baby Donkey

Kona Coffee Living History Farm recently added a 6-month-old female donkey to their animal family and the public is being asked to help decide on a name for her. Starting Feb. 7, anyone can vote for their favorite name by making a $1 donation at the farm or online at Kona Historical Society’s website. Donations will... Read more »
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February 05, 2017

Hands On History Program in February

The Kona Historical Society will be hosting “Hands On History” at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m. in February. This program allows visitors and community members to learn and experience activities that were central to daily life for Kona’s Japanese immigrants and coffee pioneers in the... Read more »
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January 30, 2017

‘Yoga on the Farm’ Offered in February

Kona Historical Society will be offering a barefoot, outdoor yoga class called ‘Yoga on the Farm’ in February at its Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook. Yoga instructor Elizabeth “Liz” Aschenbrenner, a certified instructor who has taught for over 20 years, will guide guests through stretches, toning poses and meditations during this drop-in... Read more »
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January 28, 2017

Kona Historical Society Gets $28K for History Program

The community-based nonprofit and Smithsonian Museum partner Kona Historical Society (KHS) has received a $28,000 grant from the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority (HTA) to expand its Hands On History program at Kona Coffee Living History Farm in Captain Cook.   KHS’s Hands On History engages visitors and residents with traditional Hawaiian crafts, trades, practices and foods... Read more »
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December 30, 2016

Hands-On Programs at Kona Coffee Farm

The Kona Historical Society hosts "Hands On History at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm" in Captain Cook every Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m.
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November 12, 2016

Kona Historical Society Begins Membership Drive

Kona Historical Society is hosting its first-ever month-long Online New Membership Drive via Facebook. Starting Nov. 10 and ending Dec. 9...
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