The Independent Voice – December 2021

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association December 2021 Contents Board Nominations for 2022 County Council Asks Legislature for 51% Minimum Blend Holualoa Coffee & Art Stroll International Coffee Crises – Climate Change & CLR Illegal Fireworks Can You Freeze Green Coffee Beans? Coffee & Tea Linked…

The Independent Voice – November 2021

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association November 2021 Contents Aloha Oe – Sandra Scarr Hawaii Legislators’ Farm Tour KCFA Gathering $600,000,000 Grant for CLR Research 300,000 to Help Battle Coffee Leaf Rust CLR Subsidy Update Amend Minimum Percentage to 51% Hawaii-Grown Coffee Mapping of the Typica…

County Of Hawaii Resolution 223 21

COUNTY OF HAWAII – STATE OF HawaiiRESOLUTION NO. 223 21 . A RESOLUTION URGING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO AMENDCOFFEE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR BLENDS OF GEOGRAPHICALLYNAMED HAWAII-GROWN COFFEE. WHEREAS, Hawaii- grown coffee is known throughout the world as a premier,specialty coffee that is recognized for its unique aroma and rich flavor; and WHEREAS, coffee has…

Hawaii County Council Hearing Agenda

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS,RELATIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT16′ h SessionORDER OF BUSINESSWest Hawaii Civic Center74- 5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building AKailua- Kona, HawaiiOctober 19, 202110: 30 a. m.Pursuant to Governor Ige’ s most recent proclamation, in order to minimizephysical contact and maximize social distancing, this meeting willnot be open to the public. Oral Public Testimony: The…

The Independent Voice – October 2021

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association October 2021 Contents Pandemic Response & Safety Grant program Turmeric And Coffee? Olena USDA Pandemic Relief Program KCFA Burlap Bags Available Climate Change & Coffee El Coqui Coffee High Priced Coffee Does Coffee Make You Tired? Coffee Lowers Risk of…

The Independent Voice – September 2021

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association September 2021 Contents Kona Coffee Class Action Lawsuit Video: Why Not to buy 10% Blends USDA Funds for Organic Certification CBB & CLR Pesticide Subsidies 2021 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Coffee & Art Stroll – November 6 Sneakers from Coffee…

Kona Coffee Settlement

Kona Coffee Farmers Settlement If you farmed Kona coffee in the Kona District and then sold that coffee, you may be able to get benefits in a class action settlement. What is the lawsuit about? Settlements have been reached with certain Defendants, known as the Settling Defendants, in a class action lawsuit. In the lawsuit,…

The Independent Voice – August 2021

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association August 2021   PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org      [email protected] Contents Kona Coffee Labeling Lawsuit Settlement Legislative Report Drinking Coffee May Reduce Risk of Covid-19 Coffee Leaf Rust on Kaua’i and Molokai Fungi ID: CLR vs. Cercospora…