March 26, 2019
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Author Archives: Cecelia B. Smith

EXPO is coming!

HDOA CBB Subsidy information, Talk to a Farmer, KCFA current Legislation, KCFA Merchandise, 100% Kona Coffee being sold by our Farmer members etc. etc. and these organizations, Hawaii Community Fed Credit Union, Big Island Invasive Species Committee, West Hawaii Community Health Center, Tallus Capital Advisors, UH-CTHAR Extension Cooperative, West Hawaii Small Business Development Center, Hawaii State Dept of Health, West Hawaii Master Gardener Association, USDA Natural Resources Conversation Services, Norwex, Pacific Blue Catchment, USDA Farm Services Agency, ASHE Industries LLC (coffee roasters), Complete Art Service Hawaii, The Ant Lab, The Kohala Center, Pacific Coffee Research, Kona Soil & Water Conservation District, Nutrien Ag Solutions ,etc. Read More »

March 2019 – The Independent Voice

Kona Coffee Lawsuit Filed, Membership Dues, Legislative Update, 2019 EXPO, Come to the KCFA Board Meetings, Evolution of Kona Coffee, Boki’s Beans, Marketing Class for Web Commerce, Salute to Business Member, Ashe Industries, LLC, Girls Day -March 3, RECIPE: Kona Coffee Bars Read More »

February 2019 – The Independent Voice

2019 KCFA Board of Directors, 2018 Treasurer’s Report, Coffee Berry Borer Workshop, Researchers Warn of Coffee Fraud, T-Shirt Design Contest, CBB Subsidy Program, Kona Coffee at Women’s March, Protecting & Promoting Kona Coffee Nationally,All About Coffee Freshness, RECIPE: Banana Coffee Muffins with Cacao Nibs Read More »

By Law Amendment Vote- Annual Meeting 2019

Bylaw change 2019. This is a key decision for our membership. The amendment was accepted by the majority of Board Members and we are taking the step of providing you with the pro vs con discussion in order to vote on Sunday , January 27, 2019.  The current Bylaws (login first to view here) state: Article V.3.  Board members shall not hold ... Read More »

January 2019 The Independent Voice

President’s Message, Pruning Workshop, Concerns Over 10% Ka`u Blends, Call for KCFA Volunteers, KCFA Annual Meeting – January 27, Kā pili ‘Oihana Internship Program, HiSTEP 2019 Seminar – Exporting, Coffee Fights Parkinson’s Disease, 5 Reasons to Try Turkish Coffee, Recipe- Puna Walker's Mango Chutney Read More »

2019 Annual General Membership Meeting

2019 Annual Membership Meeting Event Details Date: January 27, 2019 11:00 am –  2:00 pm Venue: Kahaluu Beach Pavilion Categories: Annual Membership Meeting Join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting at  Kahaluu Beach Pavilion Come to the KCFA Annual General Meeting and hear what your 100% Kona Coffee Farmers Association has done over the last accomplishing year. Hang out with your fellow farmers and cast your ... Read More »

December 2018 The Independent Voice

CBB Subsidy Program, Kona Coffee Wins Paris Award, Single-Origin Saint Helena Coffee Selling 160$/lb, KCFA Board Nominations Sought for 2019-2020, How To Export Overseas, Kona Coffee Art for Sale, Why Specialty Coffee Costs So Much, Greenwell Debuts New Coffee Variety, Recipe: Christmas Coffee, Recipes Wanted, Write to Us Read More »

November 2018 The Independent Voice

Hybrid Varietals Losing Rust Resistance, World’s Coffee Supply Dwindling?, Canadian Coffee Roaster Pays Double for Beans, Don’t Prune Yet, Little Fire Ants (LFA) Spreading, Volunteers & Coffee Needed “Coffee & Art Stroll”, Easy Herbicide Sticker, Kona Coffee Art Posters for Sale, Harvest Fiesta 2018, Recipe: Mexican Vegan Mushroom Read More »