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Sunday, February 16, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Celebrating Kona through Mele (song) and Hula (dance)

Kona Coffee Story Exhibit Series Family Activity

Featuring: Ainahau O Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club

The first of a series of monthly ohana (family) and nakeiki (children) activities organized by Ainahau O Kaleponi Hawaiian Civic Club to complement the Kona Coffee Story exhibition. Learn the dances and songs of Kona. Hear the stories of the Island of Hawai'i, the home of Pele the fire goddess who resides in the active volcanoes of Hawai'i. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road
Saturday, February 15, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Kona Coffee Culture

Kona Coffee Story Exhibit Series Lecture

Kona coffee farmer, Ed Kaneko talks about Kona coffee culture, the history of coffee growing along the Kona Coast of Hawai'i and the method by which coffee is grown and processed. Mr. Kaneko was the project coordinator for the Kona Coffee exhibit while on exhibit in Hawai'i. Sample the Museum Store's own Kona coffee. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road
Sunday, February 9, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Kona Coffee Culture

Kona Coffee Story Exhibit Series Lecture

Museum members are invited to this special lecture with Ed Kaneko. See description under February 15. Coffee sampling and light refreshments will be available immediately following the program. Free to Museum members. Reservations required. Limited seating available.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road
Thursday, February 6, 1997
7:00 PM—8:00 PM

Taste of Kona Coffee

Kona Coffee Story Exhibit Series Panel Discussion

Featuring Ed Sakamoto, Mako, and East West Players

Join award-winning playwright Ed Sakamoto (Aloha Las Vegas), director Mako (founding artistic director of East West Players), and cast members of Taste of Kona Coffee for a lively panel discussion. The play runs from January 30 through February 9, 1997 at East West Players. This comedy-drama depicts the life of Japanese Americans in Kona, Hawai‘i in 1929.

Free. Reservations required. Limited seating available.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road
Saturday, February 1, 1997
10:00 AM—10:45 AM

The Art of Woodblock Printing

Kona Coffee Story Exhibit Series Lecture and Demonstration

Kona-born fine artist, coffee farmer and exhibition designer for the Kona Coffee Story exhibition, Hiroki Morinoue, discusses and demonstrates moku-hanga, the traditional art of Japanese wood block printing. Mr. Morinoue’s woodblock prints and paintings have been featured in numerous exhibitions throughout Hawai‘i, California, and Japan.

Free with Museum admission. Reservations required. Limited seating available.

In conjunction with the exhibition The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawai'i Belt Road
Thursday, January 30, 1997
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Cold Tofu Improv: Attack of the Killer Tofus

Thursday Evening at the Museum Performance

Cold Tofu provides a monthly evening of laughs and entertainment at the Museum. This talented, energetic, multicultural improvisational group has an amazing assortment of entertainment techniques that will keep you laughing all night. This year Cold Tofu will present themed shows collaborating with guest artists and musicians. This evening, Cold Tofu parodies that high quality or quantity known as “B” movies.

Free. Reservations required. Limited seating available.

 

 

 

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