Kona Historical Society hosts 'Hands on History," allowing visitors to engage in activities important to the lives of Kona's Japanese immigrants during the 1920s to 1940s. The 5.5 acre Farm tells the story of coffee pioneers, emphasizing family values, resourcefulness, and sustainable living. Visitors may walk through coffee and macadamia nut orchards, tour the farmhouse, talk story with costumed interpreters, and visit the donkey and chickens. Visitors are invited to participate in rotating activities such as Pan Roasting Coffee, Sustainability in the Kitchen Garden, Japanese Calligraphy, Pickling, Traditional Medicinal Herb Gardening, Lauhala Weaving, Mochi & Tofu Making. This program is sponsored by the Hawai'i Tourism Authority, the County of Hawai'i's Research & Development Department, and supported by West Hawai'i Today. Participation is included in the admission price. For a schedule of upcoming 'Hands on History" activities, visit www.konahistorical.org or call (808) 323-3222.