The Aloha State's oldest food festival, the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, will celebrate its 46th anniversary starting Nov. 4 on the west coast of Hawaii Island.

A terrific chance for visitors to mingle with residents, the 10-day event will feature nearly 50 scheduled events, aimed at celebrating the Kona region's cultural heritage along with its coffee pioneers, artisans and farmers.

Along with a range of coffee and food events offering tastings, the festival will also include a lantern parade, hands-on cultural events, coffee art exhibitions and coffee farm and mill tours.

Admission to all Kona Coffee Cultural Festival events requires a souvenir festival button people can purchase for $3 at a range of retail and coffee farm locations throughout the Kona area.

For a complete listing of events and more information, visit
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