August 21, 2018
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KCFA at the Made In Hawaii Festival August 17-19

  BUY HAWAII  FOR Hawaii Held at: Neal Blaisdell-Exhibition Hall & Arena in Honolulu Hours: Friday , August 17 from 10 am-9pm Saturday, August 18 from 10 am-9pm Sunday, August 19 from 10 am-5pm $6.00 admission Don’t miss out if you are on Oahu this weekend! Look for the Kona Coffee Farmers Association’s Booth #437! Selling our KCFA farmers’ coffee and ... Read More »

KCFA Wants to Help Evacuees

 We need a “count” of what donations of pastries/cookies and pounds of ground 100% Kona coffee that we can expect to receive from you this Wednesday for our “Pahoa Help Event” to be held on Friday. (all info below).   Would you please email us here… just click>>>  info@konaCoffeeFarmers.org to confirm your intended donation? We want to meet our goals of course. Mahalo nui. 2 ... Read More »

Honolulu Star Advertiser-7/13/2017 Dept of Agriculture report

‘Failed database’ opens isles to threat of pests, audit says  7/13/2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser By Susan Essoyan sessoyan@staradvertiser.com photo credit: DENNIS ODA / 2014 The coconut rhinoceros beetle is an invasive species that poses a threat to Hawaii’s environment.“How can you identify and mitigate today’s threats — let alone tomorrow’s — when you are using yesterday’s inspection practices?” State Auditor Les ... Read More »

Update-Roasting Workshop- Filling fast

4/5/2017 UPDATE: Now scheduling for the 1-3:30 and 4-5:30 classes on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (First two are full.) To secure a spot, please send your RSVPs to:  kenaicoffee@aol.com or davehart@ashellc.com Read More »

Immigration Enforcement on Kona Coffee farms

from your Kona Coffee Farmers Association Immigration Enforcement and You Your workers have rights too.  The large majority of our year-round workers are documented (90% by estimates from local experts in this issue), however, the effects of a raid are chilling on our workforce, regardless of status.  As employers, we should know what their rights are if ICE enters our ... Read More »

March 7 Hearing-West Hawaii Civic Center 9 am-Your Help Needed

REMINDER–EXTENSION OF CURRENT HDOA COFFEE GRADE STANDARDS: On March 7, 2017, at 9:00 am at the West Hawaii Civic Center, the Hawaii Department of Agriculture will hold a public hearing on its proposal to extend the “sunset date” for the current grade standards. If the HDOA’s proposed amendments are not adopted, the current standards will expire or “sunset” on June ... Read More »

Reminder- Free PR Offer to KCFA Members

If you have not yet taken advantage of this Free PR Offer and would like to do so, please read the notice below and email a pick up request by clicking here: Info@konacoffeefarmers.org.  Providing these items to your customers is a great way to get the “100% Kona Coffee” message to a receptive audience. This summer the KCFA PR & Marketing ... Read More »