Hawaii County Mayoral Candidates 2020 Q and A

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Questions to Hawaii County Mayoral Candidates   QUESTION ONE: On October 15, 2014, the Hawaii County Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 501-14 requesting the State Legislature to adopt legislation requiring the use of Hawaii geographic-origin names in the labeling or advertising of a Hawaii coffee blend only if the blend contains…

September 2020 The Independent Voice

 The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association September 2020   PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org  [email protected] Contents President Bondera’s Thoughts KFCA Brand Coffee Program CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program Reciprocal Membership with Holualoa Village Ohana Quote for the Day Does Coffee Go Bad International Odds &…

August 2020 The Independent Voice

             The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                  August 2020 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org  [email protected] Contents New CBB Study CBB Pesticide Subsidy Program KCFA 2020 Candidate Questionnaires CENSUS USDA Reimbursement…

US House of Representatives, District 2 2020

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Questions to Candidates for US House of Representatives, District 2 Question One: Counterfeiting and deceptive labeling of Kona and other Hawaii-grown coffee products occurs all too often on the Mainland–with adverse economic impact to Hawaii’s coffee growers and damage to the reputation of Hawaii-grown coffee.   The federal Food and Drug Administration has…

Hawaii County Council 2020

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Questions to West Hawaii County Council Candidates QUESTIONS: On October 15, 2014, the Hawaii County Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 501-14 requesting the State Legislature to adopt legislation requiring the use of Hawaii geographic-origin names in the labeling or advertising of a Hawaii coffee blend only if the blend contains at…

Hawaii House of Representatives 2020

Kona Coffee Farmers Association Questions to West Hawaii State House of Representatives Candidates Question One: For more than 28 years Hawaii has been the only region anywhere in the world to authorize by law the use of its origin names on packages of an agricultural product (coffee) with only 10% genuine content—HRS 486-120.6. For more…

July 2020 The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice “Best Agricultural Newsletter in Hawaii” Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association July 2020 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org                   [email protected] Contents: Candidate Colehour Bondera Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha Website Surplus Green Coffee? Farmer Relief Longtime KCFA Member Jim Hope Died Worker Travel under…