Come celebrate with us!

Pa'ina & Open House

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, TBA, 2020, The Plantation House, corner of Maile & Pikake Streets in Pahala.
Free, Potluck, Donations accepted for Miss Ka'u Coffee Scholarship Fund

Join us in celebration of Ka‘u coffee with our Pa'ina & Open House event at the Pahala Plantation House. The event kicks off festival week and raises money for the Miss Ka‘u Coffee Scholarship fund and features a presentation of the Miss Ka‘u Court who will reign over the festival. Admission is free. Meet the coffee farmers. Taste coffee, enjoy local foods. Make donations for the pageant's scholarship fund during the event.

keokiPa'ina and Open House, is held at the Pahala Plantation House formerly the Ka'u Sugar Plantation Managers House. Attendees are welcome to tour the historic home.

This official Ka'u Coffee Festival event, offered annually since 2014, is co-sponsored by Ka‘u Coffee Growers Cooperative, Pahala Plantation Cottages, and The Ka'u Calendar newspaper.

More details regarding The Plantation House can be found at

Photos by Julia Neal from prior events. For more information about the event, contact Julia Neal at or call (808) 928-9811.

Our 2019 event:

Ka‘u Coffee farmers, friends and newcomers joined together to celebrate the beginning of the 11th Annual Ka‘u Coffee Festival during our Paʻina & Open House event at Pahala Plantation House.

Our 2018 Miss Kaʻu Coffee Court made its final public appearance before the 2019 pageant the following evening.