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Celebrate! Abercrombie to veto HB280

Read the whole story here: http://www.cnbc.com/id/47956342 Please help insure that Governor Abercrombie knows we appreciate his efforts on our behalf, by sending a Mahalo email today, to: gov.contact@hawaii.gov  expressing your enthusiastic agreement with his VETO of HB280. It’s a happy day for 100% Kona Coffee Farmers because the integrity and reputation of 100% Kona Coffee will not be compromised by dubious ... Read More »

Voter Forum- Make your Voice Heard!

2012 State Races (click previous for all info) Hualalai Academy Auditorium Make agriculture a focus and attend these. Suggested questions below: Next Forum:  STATE SENATE Districts 3 and 4 Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Suggested questions include:  **In the almost 2 years since CBB was discovered in Kona, the Hawaii Dept of Ag ... Read More »

June 2012 Newsletter

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association June 2012 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org    info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Message from President Legislative Update Agricultural Theft Presentation Kona Coffee Does Not Stand Alone Be One – Bring One Seahorse/Lobster Tour – June 12 New Member Barbeque – August 19 EDITOR:  Clare Wilson “The Importance of ... Read More »

Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet – April 28, 2012

Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet April 28, 2012! A Successful first Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet. Thanks to everyone from Mary Lou and her Committee to Members to Supporters and to our generous community. (click thumbnails to enlarge) Read More »

May 2012 Newsletter

The Independent Voice            Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association — May 2012                    PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org info@konacoffeefarmers.org                                   Fun at the Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet! Contents Geographical Identity  Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet   Legislative Update   Kona Coffee Resolutions  Note to Supporting Business Members   CBB Forum   Seahorses & Lobsters  EDITOR:  Clare Wilson  Geographical Identity: KCFA’s ... Read More »

County Democratic Party Resolutions on Agriculture’s Fair Marketing Issues

The Hawaii County Democratic Party held its 2012 convention on May 5 in Honoka’a. Two of the resolutions adopted by the delegates are copied below:  Resolution #12HCD/2012 “Calling for Truthful Marketing of Kona Coffee” and Resolution #16HCD/2012 “Relating to Protection of ‘Origin’ Products and Their Small Farm Economies”. These and other resolutions adopted at the County Convention will be forwarded ... Read More »

oriGIn- May 2, 2012 Napa Valley Vintners

The Napa Valley Vintners joins the global alliance of geographical indications The Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network (oriGIn) is glad to announce that the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), the non-profit trade association representing 430 Napa Valley wineries, has joined its global network. Read the Press release at: http://www.origin-gi.com/images/stories/PDFs/English/OriGIn_publications/Press_releases/oriGIn_Press_Release_NVV.pdf Ida Puzone Project Manager – oriGIn 1, rue de Varembé ... Read More »

OriGIn Report April 2012

From OriGIn TO:  KCFA Dear Members, oriGIn, Insight Consulting and REDD are glad to announce that the Consortium they established has been awarded a contract by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market and Services, for a study on Geographical Indication (GI) protection for non-agricultural products in the European Union (EU): http://www.origin-gi.com/images/stories/PDFs/English/OriGIn_publications/Press_releases/Press_Release_NON_Agri_GI_EN.pdf Kind regards, Ida Read More »

Kona Coffee Blossom Banquet

We want you to  join us!  Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 5-9pm at the King Kamehameha Beach Hotel Cocktails (no-host) from 5 pm Registration/Social Time Silent Auction begins Welcome Remarks Sumptuous Hawaiian Buffet Dinner at 6:30 pm Silent Auction ends at 7 pm and Live Auction begins Tickets $45 each (inclusive) Fun for Everyone! go to our KCFA Store and get ... Read More »

OriGIn Report for March 2012

Please pay special attention to the article “USA: Creation of an association to counter oriGIn”.. click oriGIn Report_ March 2012 to read entire release Read More »