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2016 Events

Come to Ka‘u coffee country for ten days of visiting farms and roasters, coffee tasting and enjoying local cuisine. Enjoy hiking in rainforest to stargazing on a flat-topped mountain. Details subject to change.

Join Ka‘u coffee farmers and our community for our seventh annual Ho‘olaule‘a at Pahala Community Center with more coffee tasting, music, dance, arts, crafts and food. Learn about our industry during Ka‘u Coffee College.

Date Time Event Location Price/person
May 13-22 N/A Explore Ka'u Ka'u District, Big Island of Hawai'i N/A
Fri., May 13 6pm Pa'ina & Open House Pahala Plantation House Free, donations accepted
Sat., May 14 11am

Ka'u Coffee Recipe Contest

Ka'u Coffee Mill Free
Sat., May 14 6pm

Miss Ka'u Coffee Pageant

Ka'u Coffee Mill $10
Sun., May 15 2pm - 6pm

Ka'u Coffee Lobsterpalooza

Punalu'u Black Sand Beach $75

Wed., May 18 & Thurs., May 19

9am - 2pm Ka'u Mountain Water Systems Hike Wood Valley (meet at Ka'u Coffee Mill)


Fri., May 20 10am Coffee & Cattle Aikane Plantation Coffee Farms


Fri., May 20 5:30pm - 10pm Ka'u Star Gazing

Makanau (meet at Ka'u Coffee Mill)

Sat., May 21 9am - 5pm Ho'olaule'a Pahala Community Center


Sat., May 21

9:30am - noon, 1pm - 3:30pm

Ka'u Coffee Experience Pahala Community Center


Sat., May 21 9:30am, 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm Farm & Mill Tours Pahala Community Center $20
Sun., May 22 9am - noon Ka'u Coffee College Pahala Community Center Free, donations appreciated