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February 2016- The Independent Voice

President’s Message,Mycotrol is Back!, Coffee Talk – Pruning Workshop, The Next Coffee Talk – February 18, Legislative Update, Aulani Disney Resort – Follow Up, Coffee and Food Safety, Cool Tools – Life after Click-n-Ship, CBB Research, What, Exactly, is Coffee Flour?, Is Caffeinated Coffee Better for You than Coffee?, Eco-Friendly Solution to Coffee Rust, Rapid Ohia Death,Legislators Target Rapid Ohia Death, More on the Spread of Rapid Ohia Death, Recipe: Coffee Caramel Crunch Popcorn Write to Us Read More »

Timely Payments for your Cherry

FYI- A KCFA Member sent in this notice which was published in the West Hawaii Today on 12/30/2015. http://hi.mypublicnotices.com/PublicNotice.asp?Page=PublicNotice&AdId=3991522 The same KCFA member has advised that the auction date has since been postponed and was not held and a new date has not been set. It’s the end of the picking season for most, and if you have not been ... Read More »

January 8 2016- Annual General Membership Meeting Minutes

KONA COFFEE FARMERS ASSOCIATION MINUTES–ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING January 8, 2016 Kahalu’u Beach Park Pavilion The meeting was called to order at 12:23 pm by President Tom Butler. Tom announced that a quorum of voting members was present. The minutes of the January 11, 2015, Annual General Membership Meeting were submitted for approval. Karen Zulkowski moved, with a second from ... Read More »

January 2016- The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, Annual General Meeting, Charlie Needs a Bestie, Barrel-Aged Coffee Combines Caffeine with Alcohol, Heart-Healthy Coffee, Legislative Update, Five Star 100% Kona Coffee Chef’s Awards, “Hawaiian Kona Blend” for $4.695/lb, Coffee Farms and Carbon Offsets, Coffee, Critters, and Crisis, New Actions and Rules for Food & Pesticides, Startup cuts out the Middleman, Kona Coffee Makes Your Brain Speedier than Others, Recipe: Dirty Chai Read More »

2016 Annual General Membership Meeting of the KCFA

Notice To KCFA Members From: Bruce Corker, Secretary Re: 1/8/16 Annual General Meeting KCFA’s Annual General Meeting: The Kona Coffee Farmers Association’s 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be Friday, January 8 at the Kahalu’u Beach Park Pavilion, beginning at 11:00 am.  This will be a potluck luncheon followed by our AGM business meeting.  All KCFA members are encouraged to ... Read More »

Proposed By Law Amendments for 2016 Annual Membership Meeting

Proposed By-law Amendments The following amendments to the KCFA by-laws are recommended to the Membership by the Board of Directors.  Article XI of the by-laws provides for the adoption of amendments by a two-thirds (2/3) vote cast by the members present at a General Meeting. 1—Email Votes— the proposal is to add the following sentence to Article VI.6.2: “Adoption of ... Read More »

2015 Annual General Membership Meeting Minutes-January 11, 2015

2015 KCFA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MINUTES KAHALUU BEACH PAVILLION JAN. 11, 2015 Present Board Members: C. Bondera, C. Coleman, S. Shriner, A. Kelleher, T. Butler, B. Corker, K. Schweickhard, ML Moss, C. Smith an K. Goschke A quorum of 51 members were present. A motion to accept the 2014 AGM minutes was made by ML Moss and seconded by Jim ... Read More »

December 2015- The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, The Heritage Committee Report,Dealing with Dengue Fever, Legislative Update, “Why Should I Join The KCFA?”, Unlicensed Farm Contractor Barred, Agritourism for Small Farm Operations, Coffee Fixes Liver Damage, CBB Research Update, Hawaiian Airlines serving “Kona Coffee”?, How Coffee became a Carcinogen... Read More »

Lee Sugai’s FSA Advisory Committee Candidacy

To: KCFA Members From:  KCFA Board of Directors   Re: USDA/Farm Service Agency Advisory Committee Election   At the KCFA Board meeting on November 17, Lee Sugai (Kona coffee farmer and KCFA member) requested our support for his candidacy for the USDA’s Hawaii County Farm Service Agency’s advisory committee. This committee provides producer input on USDA money and resources for ... Read More »