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Kona Coffee Living History Farm

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Address: Hwy 11, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-323-2006
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Stroll through the award-winning Kona Coffee Living History Farm that tells...

Stroll through the award-winning Kona Coffee Living History Farm that tells the story of Kona’s coffee pioneers during the 1920’s. It is America’s only living history coffee farm where you may “talk story” with costumed historians and discover the history behind Kona’s gourmet crop. As an added treat you may sample and buy our 100% Kona Coffee grown here on our farm.Come join us! You won’t leave this place without feeling you have experienced a rare glimpse into Hawai`i’s colorful past.

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Take a Break from the Beach and Don't Miss This Slice of Hawaiian History

Compelling and poignant look into the pastoral and challenging life of kona coffee farmers in the early part of the 20th century. The house and grounds are beautiful. Three tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Compelling and poignant look into the pastoral and challenging life of kona coffee farmers in the early part of the 20th century. The house and grounds are beautiful. Three tour guides there were all excellent, and engaged the children as well as telling us great stories. Cracking our own mac nuts freshly fallen from the trees was a fun little... More 

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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

NOt only a slice of old Hawaii you can tour a working Kona coffee farm for free! TOur takes about 45 mins and is very informative.

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yboogie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in search of a typical coffee farm factory tour and we found so much more! Through interpretative talks brought by people well either lived the experience or were very passionate about communicating the story, we found ourselves living back in the early 20th century as Japanese immigrants, former "indentured servants" trying to survive producing a new crop in... More 

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review! More 

Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am from Kona and this was the first time I have visited this place. It was a bit strange for me personally because this is my family's heritage. But our lives today are so different from how is was on Kona coffee farms in the 1930s or so, and it builds perspective and perhaps empathy, to catch a glimpse... More 

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Diane, so glad you were able to come visit us! Many residents tell us that they passed by the Farm for years before finally coming. We tend to take for granted the things that are nearby. Thank you for "spreading the word". More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was informative and very enjoyable. It is self guided with people at the different areas working the farm. The volunteers were excited and passionate to explain how coffee is grown and processed as well as the history of the people who farmed there.

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

It's nice to hear that you liked the farm and learned a little something about Hawaii's history. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The guides here were great and informative. Well worth the admission to lean how coffee was farmed in kona for decades.

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Glad you enjoyed your visit. :) More 

Lenexa, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

You are going to get a real history lesson from volunteers who know their stuff and its not a tourist trap or a money making operation. No push or sell. Learned a lot about coffee and the early Japanese families in the Big Island who contributed to much. Hats off to a great staff and a wonderful learning experience. And,... More 

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Mahalo for such a glowing review! Our staff & volunteers will love the positive feedback. More 

San Deigo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We have been here before, but came again for the delicious coffee. The tour was fun and we always learn something new about coffee.

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Glad you liked our coffee and the farm. It's nice to have repeat customers! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Not only was the coffee great, but the guided tour yielded interesting information and an insight into "Kona history."

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We think many people are surprised at how interesting and varied Kona's history is. More 

La Jolla, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for the history. It was well maintained and there were people to assist us in answering questions about the farm and its rich history. My wife loved going into the home of the previous owners. Their was a wonderful Japanese woman in the house, to explain what life was like living on the farm.

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konahistorical, Public Relations Manager at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We're glad you were able to get a sample of Hawaii's rich history. More 

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