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HB931: One farmer's view

HB931: One farmer’s view

Editor’s Note:  House Bill 931, introduced by – among others – Big Island Reps. Denny Coffman, Cindy Evans and Faye Hanohano, deals with Hawaii-grown roasted or instant coffee and labeling requirements.   The bill begins: In addition to all other labeling requirements, the identity statement used for labeling or advertising roasted or instant coffee produced […]

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Kona Joe's Hawaii-Kenya blend to honor Obama

Kona Joe’s Hawaii-Kenya blend to honor Obama

MEDIA RELEASE Like most in Hawaii, Kona coffee farmers Joe and Deepa Tiare Alban closely followed Barack Obama’s path to the White House over the last year. Once the election was over, the couple mulled the best way to celebrate the occasion and inspiration was not long coming  – create the “Barack O Blend.” “Like […]

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