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…

Bilingual Dengue Meeting Friday at 6 pm

Espanol Reunión informativa en relación del dengue En la isla grande de Hawaii Comunidad Latina de Hawaii junto con el departamento de salud, llevaremos a cabo una reunión comunitaria en Español y Inges, con el fin de alcanzar a nuestra comunidad de trabajadores acricolas que son mas expuesta al dengue. La información y el reunion…

November 17, 2015 – Board Meeting Minutes

KONA COFFEE FARMERS ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, November 17, 2015 CTAHR Conference Room, Kainaliu Board Members Present:  Tom Butler, Anita Kelleher, Bruce Corker, Kurt Schweickhard, Colehour Bondera, Chris Coleman, Judy Schuman, Suzanne Shriner, Cea Smith, Allan Wang. 100% Kona Coffee provided by Tom Butler.  Thank you, Tom. Coffee next month:  Bruce Corker Call to Order…

Aloha Coffee Service-Monthly

   ALOHA Coffee Service for MONTHLY Board Meetings          1 Pump Pot Brewed Coffee and Cups, please   February____________________________________________________________________ March______________________________________________________________________ April________________________________________________________________________ May________________________________________________________________________ June________________________________________________________________________ July________________________________________________________________________ August______________________________________________________________________ September__________________________________________________________________ October_____________________________________________________________________ November___________________________________________________________________ December___________________________________________________________________ Mahalo

A Brief History of (KCFA) Time

A Brief History of (KCFA) Time Respectfully submitted by Louise Hanna, founding member KCFA There are two business models for farmers.  One model is the grower wholesaler i.e. (Cherry Seller).  That is the farmer simply grows and sells the wholesale product to someone else who will process and distribute the final product to the consumer. …