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Thieves steal 800 pounds of coffee parchment in Naalehu

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in a theft in Nāʻālehu. On February 11, at about 4:06 p.m., police received a call from a 53-year-old homeowner reporting that unknown suspects had removed 10 80-pound brown burlap bags of coffee parchment, a 10-foot by 10-foot instant gazebo and an […]

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1,300 pounds of coffee parchment stolen in Ka‘u

Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in locating one or more persons responsible for four thefts of coffee parchment from two companies in Kaʻū. The first three thefts were from a property on Wood Valley Road. In those incidents, unknown persons removed 1,300 pounds of coffee parchment over the past two weeks.

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HCA crowns Hawaiian coffee champions

HCA crowns Hawaiian coffee champions

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Coffee Association (HCA) crowned its ‘Grand Champions of Hawaiian Coffee’ at the 17th Annual Conference and 4th annual Cupping Competition July 21 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. Wood Valley Coffee Co. from Hawaii Island’s Ka’u district received Grand Champion honors in the Commercial Category for those entries that had […]

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KCFA continues to push to veto HB280

KCFA continues to push to veto HB280

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has included House Bill 280 in his Intent to Veto List. This bill would eliminate the state required Department of Agriculture certification of the grade and origin of wholesale quantities of green coffee. Instead it would allow companies to prepare their own “documentation” of origination without any required grade certification. […]

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Interisland coffee transport rules in effect

Interisland coffee transport rules in effect

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Agriculture has established permanent rules that require permits, treatments and inspections in order to transport unroasted coffee beans and other coffee-related materials from Hawaii Island to other islands to prevent the spread of the coffee berry borer (CBB). The rules became effective Feb. 24 and are similar to interim […]

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Ka‘u Coffee Mill dedicated on Saturday (Jan 22)

Ka‘u has a new mill for farmers but instead of sugar it’s a coffee mill thanks to an the Edmund C. Olson Trust which funded the operation.

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KCFA urging support of origin disclosure bill

KCFA urging support of origin disclosure bill

From the Kona Coffee Farmers Association Legislative Committee regarding support of SB 2097: On Jan. 19, Sen. Josh Green introduced the Coffee Origin Disclosure Bill in a form similar to that requested by KCFA. The bill has been designated as SB No. 2097 and has been referred to the Senate Commerce & Consumer Protection Committee. […]

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Big Island police are investigating the theft of coffee cherries from trees in the Kaʻū District.

One or more persons entered a property off an old cane haul road above Pāhala sometime between 5:30 p.m. December 9 and 7:30 a.m. December 11. They stripped off between 2,000 and 4,000 pounds of coffee cherries, causing damage to the trees. Estimated damages were between $3,300 and $6,600.

Police investigate theft of thousands of pounds of coffee cherry in Ka‘u

Big Island police are investigating the theft of coffee cherries from trees in the Kaʻū District. One or more persons entered a property off an old cane haul road above Pāhala sometime between 5:30 p.m. December 9 and 7:30 a.m. December 11. They stripped off between 2,000 and 4,000 pounds of coffee cherries, causing damage […]

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UH seeks coffee farmers for CBB survey

UH seeks coffee farmers for CBB survey

From Skip Bittenbender, UH Extension Specialist for Coffee, Kava and Cacao: Aloha Coffee Leaders, We need more CBB survey responses from farmers. We received 40 responses in the first 24 hours – that’s great, but only a total of 65 in the first week. Its not possible to get every farmer to respond; let’s try […]

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'Cream of the Crop' at Four Seasons (July 24)

‘Cream of the Crop’ at Four Seasons (July 24)

“Cream of the Crop” coffee tasting Saturday July 24: features select Kona coffee farms Sample coffee (and vote for your favorite) as well as coffee desserts by area chefs and learn about coffee growing. Also featuring coffee-related arts and Hawaiian music. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Four Seasons Hualalai Resort in Kona. Free. Call […]

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Chef Alan Wong to help judge Ka'u Coffee recipe contest; Kahumoku, Pahinui headline entertainment line up

Ka‘u Coffee Festival to showcase java, music, food (May 1-2)

Chef Alan Wong to help judge Ka’u Coffee recipe contest; Kahumoku, Pahinui headline entertainment line up

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State's coffee production down 13%; five-year low

State’s coffee production down 13%; five-year low

Compiled by Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor Revenue from coffee production across the state last season was a five-year low, according to a report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service Hawaii Field Office. The report indicated prices dropped 6 percent and yields dipped 8 percent last year, dragging the value of coffee production […]

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Thanks to Manila Extract, a local artist, the burlap bags with the Hilo Coffee Mill logo, can now carry a dancer’s precious hula implements. Fully lined, in an assortment of aloha prints, the Hula Bag includes a magnetic snap, interior pocket and strong carry strap. Just in time for the Merrie    Monarch festival, The Hilo Coffee Mill Hula Bag by Manila Extract   www.ManilaExtract.etsy.com) is available exclusively at Hana Hou in Hilo at 164 Kamehameha Avenue.

Hilo Coffee Mill expands via Hilo businesses

Thanks to Manila Extract, a local artist, the burlap bags with the Hilo Coffee Mill logo, can now carry a dancer’s precious hula implements. Fully lined, in an assortment of aloha prints, the Hula Bag includes a magnetic snap, interior pocket and strong carry strap. Just in time for the Merrie Monarch festival, The Hilo […]

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European coffee association visiting Big Island

European coffee association visiting Big Island

MEDIA RELEASE The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe’s (SCAE) annual coffee origin tour is coming to the Big Island Oct. 26-31. The 40-nation SCAE organization established its origin trip program in 2002 to visit coffee producing countries, learn about their industry, cultivation and processing methods, regional coffee flavour characteristics and to identify potential trade partners.  […]

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