Kona Festival Receives Gift.
Norman Sakata, chairman of the Kona Coffee Kona coffee is the market name for a variety of coffee (Coffea arabica) cultivated on the slopes of Mount Hualalai and Mauna Loa in the North and South Kona Districts of the Big Island of Hawaii. Only coffee from the Kona Districts should be described as "Kona. Cultural Festival recently received an astounding a·stound
tr.v. a·stound·ed, a·stound·ing, a·stounds
To astonish and bewilder. See Synonyms at surprise.
[From Middle English astoned, past participle of astonen, gift - $53,130.72 - in support of Hawaii's oldest food festival, the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.
Kona coffee farmer Skip Dahlen, one of several recipients in a Kona coffee litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. lawsuit, gifted his entire settlement check to the festival. Dahlen is hoping that other recipients will be motivated to follow suit and donate their proceeds to the festival to promote Kona coffee. The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival is planning to use the proceeds to promote Kona coffee through national and international media to regain consumer confidence.
Skip Dahlen, owner of Mauka Meadows Coffee Grounds coffee grounds
a term used to describe vomited blood. See hematemesis. operates one of Kona's largest coffee plantations. Mauka Meadows Coffee Grounds carefully hand picks their harvest to ensure the highest quality and the latest technology for coffee processing
Processing of coffee is the method converting the raw fruit of the coffee plant (cherry) into the commodity green coffee. The cherry has the fruit or pulp removed leaving the seed or bean which is then dried. .
The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival celebrates its 31st anniversary with over 30 events planned from November 3-11, 2001. The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival brings the local community together to celebrate Kona's famous harvest while attracting hundreds of visitors to a variety of events including art exhibits, tastings, a cupping competition, and farm tours, sporting events, contests, and parades. The mission of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival is to promote Kona coffee and to celebrate more than 170 years of Kona coffee heritage.