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Mahalo! and Workshop Monday on Efficient Application Rate for bassiana

Subject:  GOOD NEWS—SB111 was Deferred! Many thanks to all KCFA members who took time to submit written testimony to the House Agriculture Committee in opposition to SB111, the bill that would have given broad authority to the Board of Agriculture to re-write “Made-in-Hawaii/Labeling” laws. After Monday’s hearing, the Committee “deferred” the measure. Strong testimony from many KCFA members was critical ... Read More »

Your Action Needed, please! SB111/SD2

Testimony to the Legislature needed: Please send in by 10:40 am Sunday! We need (again) KCFA members and supporters to send email testimony in opposition to SB111/SD2.  At the last minute, the Senate Agriculture Committee inserted new language into what had been introduced as a “blank bill”. On February 26 the Senate Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Ways and Means Committees approved the ... Read More »

March 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association    March 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org        info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents President’s Message Legislative Update Mahalo to Hawaiian Airlines Important Workshops in March Coffee Farming & Ohi’a Forests The Kamehameha Butterfly Coffee for APAC Tickets Recipe – Irish Coffee Editor- Clare Wilson   President’s Message Year 2013 was ... Read More »

February 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                              February 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA     www.konacoffeefarmers.org                                              info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update Annual General Membership Meeting Coffee Talk Coming Up Planting Coffee Seedlings Coffee for APAC Tickets EXPO 2014 Wrap-up Recipe – Pot Roast with Coffee Gravy Editor- Clare Wilson Legislative ... 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 »

December 19, 2013

In case you missed it,  the article from the December “Independent Voice” concerning Hawaii Coffee Company’s new 10% Ka’u Coffee Blend is here.  If you haven’t yet done so, we encourage you to send an email message to Chef Alan Wong expressing disappointment that he is lending his name to this deceptively labeled product! Don’t miss the Santa Claus Bargain ... Read More »

January 2014 The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association      January 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA    www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents January Events! Legislative Update – Coffee Labeling Bill Annual Meeting Notice – Sunday January 12, 2014 What about Roy and Sam? Important Membership Renewal Information EXPO 2014 – January 31 State Auditor Criticizes Dept. of Ag Recipe ... Read More »