The Kona Historical Society practices the traditional art of baking Portuguese bread in a large wood-fired forno, come and watch as staff and people from the community get together to talk story, roll dough, and bake it.
Every year communities come together to honor the spirits of their ancestors. Various local hongwanjis invite everyone to come join this tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have come before.
Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kīlauea Volcano. Dressed in period costume, Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life. At 10 a.m., 12 noon and 2 p.m. Each performance is about an hour.