July 2019 The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association July 2019 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update Starbucks has a Slave Labor Problem PBARC Report – PMSP for Coffee Hawaii on the Hill Get Involved in KCFA How the Processing Method Affects…

June 2019 The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association June 2019 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Hola from Puerto Rico Updated KCFA Website Debuts Soon KCFA History – “The Naked Truth Calendar” Climate Change and Coffee Research PBARC Research – CBB Comment Handy…

3/24/19 Letter to the Governor

March 24, 2019 To: Governor David Y. Ige c/o Cindy McMillan, Communications Director Dear Governor Ige: I am a coffee farmer in the North Kona District of Hawaii County. I have publicly supported your two campaigns for governor. I am writing to express concern that with regard to HB144 your administration’s Hawaii Department of Agriculture…

May 2019 – The Independent Voice

Tomorrow Selection Workshop 9 am The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association May 2019 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Open Letter to the Governor Coffee Leaf Rust PBARC Staffers Certified to Q-Grade Coffee Butter Kamehameha Schools Cesspool Inspections Coffee Donations Needed…

April 2019 The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association April 2019 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Editorial – the Kona Coffee Lawsuit Blockchain Based Marketplace for Coffee Time to Consider Spraying for CBB Legislative Update 2019 EXPO Wrap Up Drones for Detecting Coffee…