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Three Hawaiian coffee farmers claim the market is flooded with fake Kona coffee and they are going to court to stop it. Read more

Coffee Report

After 20 years of development, a new coffee hybrid has been created on the Hawaiian island of Kona. Read more

Coffee Report

Magana Ortiz, a well-known Hawaiian coffee farmer, was deported by the United States government in July after 28 years living in the country. Ortiz, 43, had fought deportation since 2011. Read more

Coffee Report

A quarantine triggered by an infestation of the coffee berry borer has expanded to include the Hawaiian island of Maui, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture announced in March. The quarantine took effect May 1. Read more

Coffee Report

A quarantine triggered by an infestation of the coffee berry borer (CBB) expands to include the Hawaiin island of Maui, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture announced in March. The quarantine takes effect May 1. Read more

Coffee Report

The damaging beetle was discovered on a Hawaiian coffee farm in December, according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. Read more

Coffee Report

Hawaii tea growers have been working with the state government to establish true origin geographic indicators for the Hawaii tea industry. Read more

Tea Report

Legislation to discourage unscrupulous coffee blenders who exploit a loophole in the legal description of Hawaiian coffee was introduced in the state’s senate in February. Read more

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​The first tea competition exclusively for US growers established Hawaii as the state most noted for its tea. Winners included a tea garden in Mississippi that took first place in three non-commercial categories. Read more

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