House Agriculture Committee in support of HB 1886 (01/25/2020 email to Members)

URGENT ACTION ALERT Aloha Friends, Family, and Supporters of Hawaii Grown Coffee On All Islands Your testimony is needed now to protect brand integrity for coffee grown on all islands.  Read background on the issue HERE The battle to preserve brand integrity and another excellent article printed in Civil Beat HERE Hawaii’s coffee blend law deceives consumers (Civil…

January 26,2020 post AGM –Board Meeting Minutes

1/26/20 Minutes Kona Coffee Farmers Association Board of Directors Meeting In attendance:  Carry over Board Members—Chet Gardiner, Jim Monk, Cea Smith, [Sandra Scarr, Jeanne Kapela not present.]  Newly elected Board Members—Barbara Anderson, Colehour Bondera, Bruce Corker, Bill Dwyer, John Koontz, Tom Rayson, and John Zulkowski. Out-going President—Suzanne Shriner Following the KCFA Annual General Meeting of members, a brief meeting of…

Updated- Proposed By Law Change for 2020 AGM

Bylaw change as submitted on January 3, 2020 Section 2: Nonvoting Members 2.1. Associate Members: Individuals who support 100% Kona coffee and the objectives of the KCFA.  Associate members may be located in any state or region of the world.  Associate members may attend all meetings and may participate in events of the organization.  Associate members…

January 20,2020 BOD Meeting Minutes

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Board of Directors meeting KCFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING—MONDAY, January 20, 2020 Yano Hall, Kealakekua The Kona Coffee Farmers Association’s mission is to promote and protect Kona farmers’ economic interests in 100% Kona coffee, to protect the Kona coffee heritage, and to seek greater legal protection of the Kona coffee name.…

2019 Contributions for Legislative Efforts

Donations.KCFA.Excel Donations For Legislative Efforts   SUBMITTED as of 11/10/2019 SUB-10/31/2019 Piasecki, Sammi – Holualoa, HI- For Legislative Effort (1) – $1.00 [email protected] SUB-11/7/2019  Smith, Cea – Honaunau, HI Donation For Legislative Effort (1) – $10.00 no need SUB-11/7/2019  Childs, Colin Keola – Holualoa, HI Donation For Legislative Effort (1) – $100.00 [email protected] SUB- 11/8/2019 …

January 2020 The Independent Voice

 The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association   January 2020 PO Box 5436, Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org      [email protected] Contents HCA and KCFA Agree KCFA Annual General Membership Meeting Real Property Tax Review Report EXPO Update Legislative Update Coffee and Alzheimer’s Oxygen is the Enemy Market Development…