Experience The Best of Kona

April 10th, 2021

 

Kona Inn Shopping Village from 12 – 6 pm.

The 2020 Best of Kona Festival Schedule

 

We are currently working on the 2021 schedule of events so check back to see what we have planned for our April 10th Festival. Meanwhile, below is the 2020 schedule to give you an idea of all the fun we had at the last festival. 

12 PM – 12:10 PM

The festival kicks off at noon with a blessing of the event. Pule by Kumu Keala Ching.

12:10 PM

Food and vendor booths and the beer garden open.

12:10 PM – 4 PM

Pony Rides in the Keiki Zone.

12:15 PM

Dance performances on the main stage by Titleholders of the 2020 Little Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Program.

12:30 PM

Rebecca Villegas – County Council Member Speaks.

12:30 PM – 5 PM

Home Ownership Center – Educational Talks – See Full Schedule

12:45 PM

Dance Performance by Kona Dance & Performing Arts on the Main Stage.

1:10 PM 

Fashion Show on the Main Stage

1:30 PM 

Kealakehe Elementary Ukulele Ensemble

1:45 PM

Music by Big Island Music Academy on the Main Stage

2:15 PM

Music by Blue Jade – Featuring Ann Hoku Lyn, with special guest Binti Bailey on the Main Stage

3:00 PM

Music by Shina Romero on the Main Stage

3:30 PM

Music by Ms Demeanor & the Felons on the Main Stage

5 PM

Music by Pacific Roots on the Main Stage

Talk Story/Hawaiian Culture Education in Heritage Museum 

6 PM

The 2020 Inaugural Best of Kona Festival ends, thank you for coming and see you next year!

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Festival Events

The event includes a wide range of fun events, entertainment and presentations celebrating the Kona lifestyle, the culture of Hawaii, and the share ideas that connect us all. Dozens of local businesses, restaurants, food trucks, non-profits, activity providers, entertainers and clubs will be on hand to showcase a life well-lived in Kona.

  • Food Vendors
  • Food Demonstrations
  • High School Culinary Vendor
  • Agricultural Presentations
  • Homeownership Education
  • Live Entertainment All Day
  • Hula & Dance
  • Live Music – 3 Bands
  • Fashion Show
  • Art Demonstrations
  • Face Painting
  • Cirque performance & class
  • Miniature Pony Rides
  • Keiki Arts & Crafts
  • Keiki Play Area
  • Pet Services & Adoption
  • Coral Reef Education
  • Non Profit Presentations
  • Healthcare Education

Now that you know more, do you want to Volunteer?

From promotion and outreach to helping the day of the Festival, we need hands to help make this first of its kind lifestyle festival a success! Volunteers are part of what makes Kona the community we all love and we appreciate the skills, time and energy you can bring to the festival!
Fill out our contact form below for more information about what we need and join us for the fun!

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