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Hawai'i Coffee Association's

2021 Virtual Annual Conference and

12th Annual State of Hawai'i Cupping Competition

June 24 & 25

Aloha HCA members, sponsors, competitors, friends and supporters,

Please join us for these informative sessions in which we will share the most current information on each featured topic. The industry and the conditions in which we operate are changing rapidly. 2020 was the year of COVID and CLR. 2021 represents the year in which we have an opportunity to successfully emerge from these multilayered crises. 

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Virtual Conference Schedule

Day 1, Thursday, June 24


8 - 8:30   Message from HCA President Chris Manfredi

8:45 - 10:15   Keynote: Living with Coffee Leaf Rust — Emilio Lopez, Topeca Coffee Roasters

10:15 - 10:45   Break

10:45 - 11:30   Hawaii Department of Agriculture Update

11:45 - 12:30   University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Update

Day 2, Friday, June 25


9 - 10   US Department of Agriculture/Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center Panel Update

10:15 - 11:15   Hawaii Agriculture Research Center and Hawaii Coffee Growers Association Panel Update

11:30 - 12:15   Social Media Marketing Tips — Anthology Marketing Group

12:15 - 12:45   Break

12:45 - 1:30   Get To Know Us: The Hawaii Coffee Association Cafe Collective

1:45   HCA Board of Directors Election Results

5:00   Hawaii Coffee Association Cupping Competition Award Ceremony

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    12th HCA Statewide Cupping Competition

    The Hawaii Coffee Association invites you to enter our 12th Statewide Cupping Competition & HCA’s 1st Remote Cupping Competition.

    Submit your best samples to have them professionally evaluated and scored! Engage in friendly competition with your fellow producers to help raise the bar for Hawaii-grown coffee! For more information or to register, click here.

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    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Conference sponsorship is available at a variety of levels - suitable for all levels of budget. Please consider sponsoring the conference as a company or an individual. Click here for sponsorship info.

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    2021 Virtual Conference sponsors!

    Special thanks tthe co-sponsor of this event

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