HB186 Testimony Example

Dear Chair Gabbard and Members of the Senate AEN Committee: I am a Kona coffee farmer in the North Kona District of Hawaii Island and am a member of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association.  I strongly support the passage of HB186. The threat of Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) creates a danger that Hawaii-grown coffee will…

February 13, 2017 – Board Meeting Minutes

These Minutes below are subject to corrections at the March 2017 Meeting Kona Coffee Farmers Association Board of Directors meeting- MONDAY, February 13, 2017- CTAHR Conference Room, Kainaliu Call to order 3:00 CALL TO ORDER— Suzanne Shriner, president Chris Coleman x, Kay Dixon (not present), Allan Frank x, Chet Gardiner x, Mike McMullen X, Jim Monk   x, Cecelia…

KCFA Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics/Standards of Conduct For the Board of Directors Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA) Our mission is to promote and protect Kona coffee farmers economic interests in 100% Kona coffee, to protect the Kona coffee heritage, and to seek greater legal protection of the Kona coffee name. KCFA Board Members have certain rights and…

Pruning Workshop 2017

WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2017 WHERE: Bob Nelson’s Farm (turn makai at the Kona Joe’s sign in Kainaliu. Drive down and park in big empty lot on right. Farm is just across.) WHY: Proper Pruning Techniques,Soil Sampling etc. KCFA will be hosting the annual pruning workshop on Saturday 2/11.  Kona farmers Bob Nelson and Bob…