Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho‘olaule‘a draws hundreds

  • Visitors learn how to make a ti leaf lei at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. Hundreds of locals and visitors enjoyed entertainment, demonstrations, food and, of course, Kona coffee at the event at Makaeo Pavilion in Kailua-Kona. The 10-day festival wrapped up Sunday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A model of an old coffee mill is on display at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • An entry in the lei contest is on display at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Bob Nelson demonstrates roasting coffee in an iron skillet at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Hiroko is all smiles as she makes an orchid lei at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Chantal Chung demonstrates Hawaiian stamping at the Kona Coffee Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Hundreds of locals and visitors enjoyed entertainment, demonstrations, food and, of course, Kona coffee at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Ho‘olaule‘a on Saturday at Makaeo Pavilion. The 10-day festival wrapped up Sunday.