Tropical Gardening: Hawaii to celebrate Kona coffee Nov. 4-13

Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise Coffee is now grown in many regions of the Hawaiian islands, but the best known is that grown in Kona where growing conditions are ideal.

The 51st Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival is Nov. 4-13. There will be events all during the 10-day period including farm tours, art shows, parades, educational classes like barista training and live entertainment. The grand finale will be “A Taste Of Kona” on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel. This will be an evening of culinary delights featuring local Island Chefs. Detailed information on all activities may be found at