Preserving Kona's Stories

Educational Resources

Educational Resources

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Jean Greenwell Library & Archives

The archive consists of collections of historical photographs, unpublished diaries, journals, letters, family records and memorabilia, land documents, and selected Kona newspapers and articles.

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Kona Historical Society has several publications for sale both online and at the Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

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Digital Resources

Our digital resources section brings the richness of Kona Historical Society’s resources directly to you to inspire and facilitate unforgettable learning experiences, such as “Maile’s Meanderings,” a digital column by long-time Kona Historical Society volunteer and presenter, Maile Melrose, as well as the Digital Newspaper Project, which is a project that Kona Historical Society is working on in partnership with the Hoover Institute of Stanford University to digitize Japanese language newspapers.



Kona Historical Society hosts professional development workshops for the Hawaii Island community of museums and cultural resources professionals.