Another legal win for Kona coffee

In another win for Kona Coffee Farmers, a Washington federal judge Thursday approved convenience store chain MNS Ltd.’s (ABC Stores) $12 million settlement over claims that the chain sold products that were falsely advertised as authentic Kona coffee.

HCFCU and Ka‘analike partner to raise over $12K for Maui wildfire victims

In response to the wildfires that swept through Maui on Aug. 8, two organizations on Hawaii Island partnered to answer the call for help. Nalani Freitas, chair of nonprofit organization Ka‘analike, and Nellie Medeiros, corporate development and marketing manager of Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU), quickly mobilized their resources and kicked off the “Maui Strong” fundraiser on Aug. 11.