Protect Kona Coffee – Mandatory Certification of Origin IS Necessary!

VETO HB 280 Repealing Mandatory Certification Hawaii-grown Green Coffee Please sign our Online Petiton to ask the Governor of Hawaii to REPEAL HB280 Sign the Petition Dear KCFA Members and Appreciators of 100% Kona Coffee: HB280 (Repeal of Mandatory Inspection and Certification of Green Coffee) appears almost certain to be adopted by the Hawaii Legislature…

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KCFA’s Restaurant Recognition Program

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Restaurant Honor Roll The Kona Coffee Farmers Association is pleased to recognize West Hawaii restaurants that serve 100% Kona coffee to their customers. These fine restaurants are providing the world famous taste of freshly brewed 100% Kona coffee, while supporting the more than 600 Kona coffee farms growing this premium product. KCFA encourages…

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HDOA, Board of Agriculture Hearing in Kona – February 22, 2011

Testifiers were: Colehour Bondera-KCFA, Ben Dysart-KCFA, Una Greenaway-KCFA, Dexter Washburn-KCFA, Maria da Silva-KCFA, Paul Uster-KCFA, Suzanne Shriner-KCFA, Bruce Corker-KCFA, Stefanie Delmont-KCFA (also as President of the Kona Farm Bureau), Page Trygstad-KCFA, Tom Greenwell representing the HCA,HCGA,KCC and Greenwell Farms, Gus Rouse of Kona Queen, Lily Kong-KCFA and Dr. Robert Hollingsworth-PBARC. All were in support of…

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RESOLUTION Requesting the Hawaii Legislature to Provide Emergency Funding to Mitigate Damage from Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) to Kona Coffee

WHEREAS, the recent identification of CBB on farms in the Kona coffee growing region presents new economic, management and marketing challenges for Kona coffee farmers; WHEREAS, CBB threatens to negatively impact Kona coffee production that annually brings millions of dollars (more than half of the coffee revenue for the entire State) into Hawaii in the…

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Farmers Asking For Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 30, 2010 Email: info@KonaCoffeeFarmers.org website: www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org Farmers Asking For Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has passed a Resolution (entire text may be found here: Resolution Calling for the Immediate Suspension of Green Coffee Imports Into Hawai’i) calling for an immediate suspension…

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