MEET & EAT ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER – KONA


The Kona Task Force on Feeding the Hungry announces the 22nd Annual Meet and Eat Thanksgiving Dinner. The public is invited to a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Kealakehe Intermediate School Cafeteria on Onipa`a Street from 5:15-7pm. It is free, but if you can, please bring a bag of rice for the rice bag pyramid to help the Food Basket, as rice is normally at a minimum during this period of the year. The task force is made up of community organizations, churches and businesses joining together to feed the needy in West Hawai`i. Those wishing to volunteer or contribute can contact Ardie Ikeda at 987-1664.

 

45th ANNUAL KONA COFFEE CULTURAL FESTIVAL

The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival returns for its 45th annual celebration of Kona’s world famous coffee. Hawai`i’s oldest food festival combines a modern-day infatuation with coffee with Kona’s old-world history as visitors, residents, artisans and farmers gather together to salute Hawai`i’s preeminent coffee. Kona coffee farm tours, Native Hawaiian arts and culture events, keiki (child) friendly activities, and a celebration of cultural diversity all blended together in ten event-filled days honoring nearly 200 years of Kona coffee history. Cost: Festival Button for entry to most events. For more information, call 808-326-7820 or visit or visit www.konacoffeefest.com.