Kona Coffee Festival under way

The 38th annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, which began Friday and runs through Nov. 16, is the oldest product festival in Hawaii.

The festival features recipe contests for amateurs and culinary professionals; coffee picking contests; pageants; parades; self-guided coffee farm tours, and food, music, dance, and arts and crafts celebrating Kona's diverse heritage.

For the complete schedule, visit www.konacoffeefest.com/schedule.asp.

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