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Kona Coffee Museum and Farm

For a taste of the coffee industry that flourished in the early 20th century on the Big Island visitors can tour the Uchida Coffee Farm, south of Kealakekua town on the Kona Coast. Tour guides in period costumes show off the original farmhouse, bathhouse, coffee mill and drying platforms. Only a few miles away is the Kona Historical Society Museum, housed in the old Greenwell family store, where photographs, ranching and coffee farming exhibits are on display. The store was built by Henry Greenwell in 1875.

Website: www.konahistorical.org

Telephone: (808) 323 3222

Opening times: Living History Farm Tours operate from Monday to Thursday, on the hour, between 10am and 2pm. The farm's kiosk is also open between these times.

Admission: $15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12.