7th Annual Ho'olaule'a
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 2, Pahala Community Center
Join us for a fun-filled Ho‘olaule‘a on at Pahala Community Center between Punalu‘u Black Sand Beach and Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Enjoy free music and hula all day long as Ka‘u coffee farmers provide you the special opportunity to taste and purchase their beans. Meet Miss Ka‘u Coffee and her court. Take guided tours of Ka‘u coffee farms. Discover what the many vendors have to offer in local crafts, food, games and of course, more Ka‘u coffee.
Meet award-winning growers and their families as you taste an astounding variety of their Ka‘u coffees. Take some home to share! Discover locally made arts and crafts. Support local community organizations by treating yourself to food, drinks and desserts. Stop by informational booths and learn more about the natural and cultural resources of Ka‘u.
Enjoy a guided tour of Ka‘u coffee farms and the Ka‘u Coffee Mill as you head up the slope of the Mauna Loa volcano. Learn how famous Ka‘u coffees are hand cultivated and carefully processed. $20 per person.
Taste Ka‘u Coffee prepared with a variety of methods by professionals. Learn their secrets to a perfect cup. $5 per person.