PAHALA: Joan Obra and Miguel Meza of Isla Custom Coffees share a detailed economic and risk assessment for the Moa’ula coffee farms in Ka’u. The farms are under pressure from the invasive coffee berry borer, mandated minimum wage increases, and possible farm lease rate increases.
UPDATE – Civil defense reports that telephone service has been restored. UPDATE – Hawaii County Civil Defense says the phone outage continues for Ka’u and South Kona today. Hawaiian Telcom Company reports that due to a break in the fiber system, telephone services in the Pahala, Naalehu, Ocean View and parts of the South Kona […]
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Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar PAHALA, Hawaii: A big moment for the community in Pahala on Wednesday. A ground breaking and blessing for the long awaited Ka‘ū District Gym & Shelter. About 150 people – including the students, teachers and administrators of Ka’u High – were on hand for the groundbreaking. So […]
PAHALA, Hawaii: There could be a new controversy brewing in Pahala over trees that were recently knocked over and removed by the county. Julia Neal of the Ka’u Calendar has the story: SOURCE: Julia Neal, Ka’u Calendar News Briefs A shade tree crashed to the ground early this morning at Pahala Community Center as the […]