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August 2014 – The Independent Voice

Coincidentally sending this on the day the hurricane is forecast to hit Hawaii Island about 4 pm and continue through the night.  Take good care! The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association        August 2014 PO Box 5436, Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org      info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update Beauvaria Bassiana vs the Black Twig Borer B. Bassiana is ... Read More »

July 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                              July 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                              www.konacoffeefarmers.org         info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update KCFA Beauvaria Bassiana Grant Update U.S. Supreme Court – POM Wonderful Wins Beware of Scammers Kona Coffee – $79.99/lb.!!! What’s in Your Soil? Coffee and the Civil War ... Read More »

B. bassiana Update: KCFA Email of June 20, 2014

Re: the KCFA’S B.bassiana HDOA Grant This morning (6/20/14) we were told that we have one final document to sign and have notarized for the Grant. Though the project is not yet able to move forward, it looks like we will have go ahead by about June 25 (the legal deadline is next week).      Despite the added delays, please bear ... Read More »

June 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                        June 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                               www.konacoffeefarmers.org   info@konacoffeefarmers.org  Contents US Supreme Court and Deceptive Labeling Coffee Standards Amendments – more pilikia Fertilize Your Coffee Trees ... 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 »

Grant Awarded to Kona Coffee Farmer’s Association

UPDATE: we are working out the details right now and will post the procedures asap!- May 25,2014 May 12, 2014 Press Release from the KCFA The Grant proposal With the title “Effective CBB Containment Tools into the Hands of Effective Users” has been selected by the HDOA (Hawaii Department of Agriculture) for funding this year. (ed.note: We have given the Grant ... Read More »

May 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association        May 2014 P O Box  5436, Kailua-Kona, Hi 96704                                                          www.konacoffeefarmers.org       info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update 100% Kona Coffee Video Makana ... Read More »

April 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                         April 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua-Kona Hawaii 96745 USA        www.konacoffeefarmers.org             info@konacoffeefarmers.org  Contents President’s Message Legislative Update Beauveria Bassiana for Farmers Summer Soiree in June Coffee Talk CBB – April 9 Makana O ... 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 »

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 »