September 22, 2017
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September 2017 The Independent Voice

Little Fire Ant Training, Website Redesign in Process, HDOA CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program, Last Fertilizer Application, Makana o Aloha, Promote your Website on the Hawaii Ag Products Portal, Slow Food Nations Conference, Sparkle Up Your Buy Direct Listing, Legalities of Buying Cherry, What is the current Cherry Price?, Salute to Supporting Business Member: I`iwi Kona Coffee, Recipe: Coffee Float Read More »

addendum to August 2017 – The Independent Voice

August 2017 – The Independent Voice Are There Little Fire Ants on Your Property? Unfortunately, Little Fire Ant seems here to stay.  It’s been reported throughout the Kona districts, with more farms identifying it weekly.   Mayor Kim has directed the County Department of Research and Development to assess the economic and social impact of LFA.  The survey results will ... Read More »

August 2017 – The Independent Voice

Andrea’s CBB Website Wins National Award, Major Problems Found in Plant Quarantine Audit, NRCS Program Funding Information, National Coffee Month USDA Transportation Cost Reimbursement Program, Salute to Supporting Business Member: West Coast Seed Mill Supply Co., Recipe: Brown Sugar and Coffee Barbeque Sauce 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 »

July 2017 – The Independent Voice

Governor Ige Signs HDOA Subsidy Bill, Chemistry of Coffee Roasting – Part 2, Help for Honduran Farm Workers, NYT Articles on Benefits of Drinking Coffee Seats Available for Korea Trade Mission, Kona Road Construction in 1897, Preserving your Farm for the Future, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union and Recipe: Mocha Coffee Cake with Coffee Glaze Read More »

June 2017- The Independent Voice

Doing Business in China, Legislative Update, Q Trader Training and Exam, Thank You Volunteers, Growing Coffee in California, Chemistry of Coffee Roasting, Local Inventors Attack Fire Ants, Interested in Export Markets?, Hawaii Farmers Exchange, The Price of Kona Coffee on the Mainland, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Kona Decaf Coffee Co. Write to Us Read More »

May 2017 – The Independent Voice

Vertical Selection Workshop, Made in Hawaii – Really?, 10th Annual EXPO, Report from the SCAA Show, Time to Fertilize, Coffee for the Troops, Salute to Supporting Business Member: Hawaiian Soil Therapeutics, Recipe: Coffee Sauce for Ice Cream Read More »

April 2017- The Independent Voice

10th Annual EXPO, Legislative Update, Coffee Country in Colombia, OZY Reports on Truth-in-Labeling for Kona Coffee, Immigration Crackdown Concerns, Coffee Production Up in the State, House Resolution Concerning Immigration, Luis Aristizabal Video, Learn the Kona Coffee Heritage, Combine Miracle-Gro with Botanigard? Salute to Supporting Business Member – Pooki’s Mahi, Recipe: Coffee Vinaigrette 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 »