Question #1 – Truth-in-Labeling for Kona Coffee

DNR = Did Not Respond QUESTION: If elected, will you affirmatively work to put an end to the misuse of the Kona name on packages containing 90% foreign-grown coffee? If yes, what do you commit to do?________________________________________________ US SENATE Ed Case Mazie Hirono…………..YES Linda LingleOTHER Comments Hirono: In the US Senate, I will continue to…

Trap Effectiveness- July 16, 2012

A study released on July 11, 2012 regarding ¬†“preliminary investigation on trap response and alternate hosts” study of the Coffee Berry Borer is here: https://konacoffeefarmers.org/forums/topic/the-coffee-berry-borer-hypothenemus-hampei-invades-hawaii-preliminary-investigations-on-trap-response-and-alternate-hosts/

July 11, 2012 – KCFA Press Release

PO Box 5436, Kailua Kona, HI 96745 ‚ÄĘ www.konacoffeefarmers.org ‚ÄĘ [email protected] CONTACT PERSON ‚Äď CLARE WILSON GOVERNOR ABANDONS THE ‚ÄúHAWAII‚ÄĚ BRAND AND SMALL SCALE FARMERS KAILUA KONA, HAWAII, July 11, 2012 ¬†FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Governor Abercrombie has decided to allow HB 280 (the repeal of mandatory certification of coffee) to become law without his signature…

Governor Abercrombie and us – July 4, 2012

The Governor of Hawaii with three of us at the July 4th Democrat Political Picnic, held in Kailua Kona. Thank you to all KCFA¬†Members¬†who came to the event! ¬†Your help is¬†greatly¬†appreciated! The Governor ¬†told¬†several¬†KCFA¬†Members¬†at the Picnic, that he plans to VETO HB280. KCFA is sending 2 delegates to¬†talk¬†to the Governor, on Oahu, on Monday July…

July 2012 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†July…