Kona Historical Society strives to educate members of our community in a variety of ways, including providing professional development opportunities to our colleagues in the museum and cultural resources profession. In June, we were pleased to participate or coordinate a few such events.
Preservation in Practice Seminars
Director of Interpretation Gavin Miculka giving a presentation for the Preservation in Practice Seminars: Lessons Learned from Local Case Studies hosted by the Historic Hawaii Foundation. Gavin was joined by Program Director Kuulani Auld and Architect Paul Donoho to share their experiences with preserving the roof of the Farm House located at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm.
John Troutman, the Smithsonian Curator of American Music from the National Museum of American History led a workshop Kona Historical Society hosted for museums professionals and the general public about music preservation and music making museums better.