April 25, 2015
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Legislative Objectives


POINTS IN SUPPORT OF REFORMING THE HAWAII COFFEE LABELING LAW: 1—As a matter of economic theory, if supply goes down, prices go up.  Removing from the supply side what is estimated to be 5 million pounds of fake Kona coffee sold annually in Hawaii (that is, 5 million pounds in packages consisting of 90% foreign coffee with the name “Kona” ... Read More »

KCFA request to the SBRRB for “re-opening” and the attached statements of issues

Attachments to Palcovich email, below, noted in item  -2 Proposed Coffee Standards Kokubun emails <KCFA logo> May 5, 2014Dori Palcovich, Administrator Small Business Regulatory Review BoardRe: Proposed Amendments to Coffee StandardsDear Ms. Palcovich:On behalf of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA) and it’s more than 300 members and for the reasons set forth in the attached “Coffee Standards Analysis”, I am ... Read More »

Action Needed- Your Help Needed!

QUESTIONS from Members 03/26/2014 Q-<Testifying in Person>”? A-Means you will be at the Legislature.  Select <No> if you do not plan to be there and are instead sending in Testimony Q-<May we put our testimony into the comments section of page instead of uploading a doc and still be effective?> A- Yes. (For April 2014)- The Independent Voice- KCFA’s President’s Message ... Read More »

01.25.14Consumer Fraud Protection and Meeting with US REP. Gabbard Press Releases

For your information. It has been busy!  Don’t forget we also have EXPO on Friday January 31, 2014 from 10-4 at Old Airport’s Makeo Pavilion. KCFA PR of January 23, 2014 TWO BILLS ADDRESS “CONSUMER FRAUD” IN HAWAII COFFEE LABELING Kona State Representative Nicole Lowen and Hawaii County State Senator Russell Ruderman, at the urging of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association, have ... Read More »