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Upcoming events

    • 13 Jul 2022
    • 14 Jun 2023
    • 12 sessions
    • Virtual via Zoom

    HCA Board of Directors Meetings are virtual meetings and attendance is limited to members of the HCA. Meetings can be attended via Zoom web- or app-based conferencing.

    Please send e-mail to contact@hawaiicoffeeassoc.org if you'd like to receive the agenda (typically available one or two days in advance) including the virtual meeting access instructions.

    • 19 Aug 2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 21 Aug 2022
    • 10:00 PM
    • Tradition Coffee Roasters, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
    • 8
    Registration is closed

    Aloha and thank you for your interest in competing in the 2023 USCC Hawai'i Brewers Cup Competition

    Please take a few minutes to review the information below about the competitions and conditions of entry.

    When & Where
    This year’s competition will be held on August 19-21, 2022 at:

    Tradition Coffee Roasters
    905 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, #3201
    Kailua, HI 96734
    808-207-7022

    Rules & Regulations
    Click here for the complete rules and regulations

    Code of Conduct
    We here do not support discrimination of any kind and expect that same level of conduct at our event. By participating you agree to respect your host and all your fellow competitors. We as Host reserve the right to ask anyone not adhering to our standards of conduct to forfeit their place in our Preliminary event and leave the premises if asked.

    Click here for the complete SCA Code of Conduct.

    Who can compete
    We welcome and encourage all people aged 18 years or older to participate, regardless of their color, cultural background, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion or spirituality, or any other identity

    Competitors do not need to be residents of Hawai`i to participate, but they must hold a valid U.S. Passport or have 24-months of documented employment or scholastic curriculum in the United States of America

    Registration & Fees
    The fee for each Competitor registration is $40. There is a limit of sixteen (16) competitors. Registration is first-come, first-served.

    Equipment, Wares, & Coffee
    As an event Host, we are providing all coffee, wares and equipment! Competitors may bring their own wares and grinder, if you would like. However, these will be provided by the Host and available for you to use. Below, you will find lists of equipment provided for each competition.

    • The Host will provide competitors with a choice of 2 or more coffees for Service.

    • Competitors will select 1 of these coffees to brew and present to the judges during Service or competitors may select 2 or more coffees to blend together.

    • Coffee for use in the competition will be provided by 2 or more different companies.

    *Competitors may not select a coffee from their own roaster/wholesaler. If a Competitor’s current employer is one of the coffee providers for the event, then that Competitor must select one of the other provided coffees*

    • Prior to the start of competition, the Host will conduct a blind coffee selection tasting for Competitors to choose coffee(s) for Service. Basic information about the coffees (origin, processing method) will be provided to the Competitors after they have selected their coffee(s)

    • Competitors must use one of the 2 or more provided compulsory coffees

    • Competition wares and brewing devices will be provided, but Competitors may utilize any set of brewing devices or wares of their choosing, as long as they qualify according to the rules.

    Brewers Cup Competition Equipment
    1 x Mahlkonig Guatemala Grinder
    1 x Hot water tower
    Service vessels
    2 x CJ Scales
    2 x Bonavita Kettles
    2 x Kalita Drippers & filters
    2 x Chemex & filters
    2 x French Press
    2 x Hario Servers

    • 19 Aug 2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 21 Aug 2022
    • 10:00 PM
    • Tradition Coffee Roasters, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
    • 6
    Registration is closed

    Aloha and thank you for your interest in competing in the 2023 USCC Hawai'i Roasters Competition

    Please take a few minutes to review the information below about the competitions and conditions of entry.

    When & Where
    This year’s competition will be held on August 19-21, 2022 at:

    Tradition Coffee Roasters
    905 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, #3201
    Kailua, HI 96734
    808-207-7022

    Rules & Regulations
    Click here for the complete rules and regulations

    Code of Conduct
    We here do not support discrimination of any kind and expect that same level of conduct at our event. By participating you agree to respect your host and all your fellow competitors. We as Host reserve the right to ask anyone not adhering to our standards of conduct to forfeit their place in our Preliminary event and leave the premises if asked.

    Click here for the complete SCA Code of Conduct.

    Who can compete
    We welcome and encourage all people aged 18 years or older to participate, regardless of their color, cultural background, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion or spirituality, or any other identity

    Competitors do not need to be residents of Hawai`i to participate, but they must hold a valid U.S. Passport or have 24-months of documented employment or scholastic curriculum in the United States of America

    Registration & Fees
    The fee for each Competitor registration is $40. There is a limit of twelve (12) competitors. Registration is first-come, first-served.

    Supplied Coffee and Timeline
    The Host will provide competitors with twenty (20) pounds of green compulsory coffee.

    The Host will share the following details about the coffee:

    • green coffee supplier
    • origin
    • elevation
    • farm details
    • wash process.

    Two-to-three weeks prior to the Preliminaries, competitors will pick up or be shipped 20 pounds of green compulsory coffee from The Host. Competitors must submit two pounds of the compulsory coffee roasted by the competitor from the 20 pounds green compulsory coffee provided by The Host prior to the event. No substitutions are permitted.

    Coffees cannot be mailed to the event space nor to the Host. All coffees must be hand delivered by the competitor. Before the start of the competition, the competitor’s roasted coffee must be physically submitted to the Host or Stage Manager. Exact submission day/time will be shared by the Host.

    • 19 Aug 2022
    • 7:00 AM
    • 21 Aug 2022
    • 10:00 PM
    • Tradition Coffee Roasters, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
    Register

    Aloha and thank you for your interest in Sponsoring the 2023 US Coffee Champs Hawai'i Event

    Please take a few minutes to review the information below about the event and sponsorship opportunities.

    When & Where
    This year’s competition will be held on August 19-21, 2022 at:

    Tradition Coffee Roasters
    905 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, #3201
    Kailua, HI 96734
    808-207-7022

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    Partner sponsors ($1000)  will receive full logo recognition on the printed poster, postcards, and digital version for social media sharing; a special emcee shout out on all days of the event; a company-specific thank post on HCA's social media accounts; one event poster (seeking two Partner Sponsors)

    Full sponsors ($500)  will receive small/icon logo recognition on the printed poster, postcards, and digital version for social media sharing; a special emcee shout out on all days of the event; one event poster (seeking six Full Sponsors)

    Basic sponsors ($100)  will receive a special emcee shout out on all days of the event (seeking an unlimited number!).

    Additional Levels of Sponsorship:
    If you prefer to sponsor at a level other than those listed above, please send an e-mail to contact@hawaiicoffeeassoc.org with your preference and we will work with you to make it so.


Past events

21 May 2022 2022 Conference Silent Auction Donations
20 May 2022 SigBev Barista Competition
20 May 2022 2022 Coffee Break Sponsorship
19 May 2022 HCA 27th Annual Conference
19 May 2022 2022 Conference Exhibitor
19 May 2022 2022 Conference Sponsorship
01 Apr 2022 2022 HCA Cupping Competition Registration
18 Nov 2021 HCA Virtual Talk Story
09 Jun 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
12 May 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
20 Apr 2021 2021 HCA Cupping Competition Registration
14 Apr 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
23 Mar 2021 2021 Virtual Conference Sponsorship - June 24 & 25
10 Mar 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
10 Feb 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
13 Jan 2021 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
09 Dec 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
25 Nov 2020 HCA Coffee Leaf Rust Multi Agency Meeting
19 Nov 2020 Coffee Leaf Rust Webinar
24 Jun 2020 2020 Webinar Sponsorship
10 Jun 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
13 May 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
30 Apr 2020 Talk story with CBB Researchers
08 Apr 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
11 Mar 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
12 Feb 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
08 Jan 2020 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
11 Dec 2019 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
13 Nov 2019 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
06 Nov 2019 Benefit Dinner & Kona Coffee Cupping Awards Presentation
16 Oct 2019 HCA Board of Directors Meeting
25 Jul 2019 HCA 24th Annual Conference & 11th Annual State of Hawaii Cupping Competition
19 Jun 2019 2019 USCC Competition Sponsorship
13 Jun 2019 HCA Board of Directors' Meeting
16 May 2019 HCA Board of Directors' Meeting
11 Apr 2019 HCA Board of Directors' Meeting
06 Apr 2019 Barista & Brewers Cup Competitor Registration
05 Apr 2019 2019 Conference Silent Auction Donations
04 Apr 2019 2019 Conference Exhibitor
03 Apr 2019 2019 Conference Sponsorship
02 Apr 2019 HCA Cupping Competition Registration 2019
14 Mar 2019 HCA Board of Directors' Meeting
14 Feb 2019 HCA Board of Directors' Meeting
27 Jul 2018 23rd Annual HCA Conference & Cupping Competition
19 Jul 2017 Exhibitor at the HCA Conference
19 Jul 2017 22nd Annual HCA Conference, Cupping Competition & Seed to Cup Festival
19 Jul 2017 HCA 2017 Conference Sponsorship
13 Feb 2017 HCA Cupping Competition Registration 2017
01 Feb 2017 HCA Board of Director's Meeting in Maui
16 Nov 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
12 Oct 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
14 Sep 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
13 Jul 2016 Annual Conference for the Hawaii Coffee Association
13 Jul 2016 HCA 2016 Conference Sponsorship
08 Jun 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
11 May 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
13 Apr 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
09 Mar 2016 HCA Board of Director's Meeting - Second Wednesday
24 Feb 2016 2016 HCA Cupping Competition Registration
16 Jul 2015 HCA 20th Annual Conference, Trade Show, and Cupping Competition
16 Jul 2015 HCA 2015 Conference Sponsorship
01 Apr 2015 HCA Cupping Competition Registration
10 Dec 2014 December 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
09 Oct 2014 October 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
13 Aug 2014 August 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
19 Jul 2014 Roast & Roots Community Event
18 Jul 2014 HCA Conference Cupping Workshop
11 Jun 2014 June 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
14 May 2014 May 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
10 Apr 2014 April 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
20 Mar 2014 HCA Cupping Competition Registration
12 Mar 2014 March 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
28 Feb 2014 Hawaii Coffee Industry - Strategic Planning Session
05 Feb 2014 February 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
15 Jan 2014 January 2014 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
11 Dec 2013 December 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
13 Nov 2013 November 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
10 Oct 2013 HDOA Rules for Standards for Coffee Public Hearing - Kau
10 Oct 2013 HDOA Rules for Standards for Coffee Public Hearing - Kona
09 Oct 2013 October 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
09 Oct 2013 HDOA Rules for Standards for Coffee Public Hearing - Maui
08 Oct 2013 HDOA Rules for Standards for Coffee Public Hearing - Oahu
07 Oct 2013 HDOA Rules for Standards for Coffee Public Hearing - Kauai
11 Sep 2013 September 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
14 Aug 2013 August 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
19 Jun 2013 June 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
15 May 2013 May 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
24 Apr 2013 April 2013 HCA Board of Director's Meeting
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