Kauai County Farm Bureau - local produce

Welcome to Kauai County Farm Bureau's website.

Affiliated with the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation and the American Farm Bureau, Kauai County Farm Bureau is a grassroots member based non-profit organization of farming families and friends of farmers united for the purpose of analyzing problems and formulating action to ensure the future of agriculture, promoting the well-being of farming and enhancing the local economy. Please contact us to find out more about Kauai County Farm Bureau and to join us in supporting Kauai farmers.

PRESS RELEASE - March 20th, 2020


October 30 2019, Royal Lahaina Resort, Hawaii Farm Bureau (HFB) recognized Valerie Kaneshiro of Kanashiro Farms as Outstanding Active Member. Valerie Kaneshiro has been a strong supporter of the Hawaii Pork Industry and through her research and development providing swine breeding stock suited for Hawaii's climate and conditions. Kaneshiro Farms has provided high quality pork products to the residents of the State of Hawaii for many many years.

Left to right: KCFB President, Johnny Gordines, HFB Executive Director, Brian Miyamoto, KCFB Treasurer Laurie Ho, HFB Honoree Valerie Kaneshiro, and HFB President Randy Cabral

Left to right - Brad Seymour (Director), Will Lydgate (Secretaty), Ryan Oyama (Director), Joey Silva (Director), Johnny Gordines (President), Randy Yokoyama (Director), Sandi Kato-Klutke (Director), Laurie Ho (Treasurer).

Missing - Rodney Haraguchi (Vice President), Jerry Ornellas (Director), and Roy Oyama (Director)

Click to view the Garden Fair Tabloid

Scholarship Recipients for 2019
2019 KCFB Scholarship Recipients (left to right):

Johnny Gordines (KCFB President), Joni Its (KCFB Education Committee Chair), Ryan Oyama (KCFB Board member), Rebekah Magers (Agricultual College Undergraduate Scholarship), Braeden Yokoyama (Farm Family Scholarship), Joey Silva (KCFB Board member), Emma Harris (High School Graduate studying Agriculture), Lael Bukoski (Agricultural College Undergraduate Scholarship), Phyllis Shimabukuro-Geiser (Chair Hawaii State Department of Agriculture), missing - Gabiella Duran (High School Graduate studying Agriculture).
Kauai Grown - logo

Kauai Grown In cooperation with the County of Kauai, Kauai Grown is our latest program to brand and market Kauai agricultural products, and recognizes those retailers and restaurants that support our farmers. For more information, visit kauaigrown.org

Support us weekly at these farmers markets:
Kauai Community Market's Annual Holiday Fair!

Purchase Kauai Grown products at our two weekly farmers markets. More Info »
  » Kauai Community Market, Saturdays in Lihue
  » Kauai Culinary Market, Wednesdays in Poipu

Annual Programs Kauai County Farm Bureau organizes several programs and events each year to share agriculture with our community and support area farmers:

KCFB Members Meeting & Elections Annual Members Meeting & Board of Directors' Elections August 2020 at the Kaua`i War Memorial Convention Center Exhibit Hall Held every summer for fellowship and information exchange. New members and guests welcome!
Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair Kauai County Farm Bureau Fair The largest family event on Kauai August 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2020. For more information, applications and schedule please visit kauaifarmfair.org
Ag & Environmental Awareness Day 23rd Annual Agriculture & Environmental Awareness Day An annual "Ag in the Classroom" program for Kauai 5th graders held each May, in partnership with University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources (CTAHR).
May 2020, date to be determined - Kauai's 5th Graders are coming to visit the UH Wailua Research Station.
Ag Scholarship Program Six scholarships available to support students of agriculture and farm families.
KCFB scholarships
Deadline: April 3, 2020

Farmers Markets Kauai County Farm Bureau currently hosts two value added farmers markets in conjunction with our island partners. Support our Kauai farmers and the small businesses that support them at these weekly Markets featuring Kauai Grown products.
Kauai Community Market - farmers market Kauai Community Market, a cooperation with Kauai Community College, is a weekly Saturday farmers market in central Lihue featuring Kauai Grown items from Hanalei to Kekaha - fresh flowers, produce, tropical fruits, plants, seeds and starts, and a wide range of value added products fresh from the farm – honeys, goat cheese, local coffees, variety of baked goods, chocolate covered bananas, kim chee, spices, treats and more.

Sample local foods and ono plate lunches and breakfast items weekly. Plus find out more about growing your own with KCC sustainable agriculture programs.

For featured vendors, special programs and market application, visit kauaicommunitymarket.org.
Kauai Culinary Market - farmers market Kauai Culinary Market, a cooperation with Shops at Kukui'ula, is a weekly afternoon farmers market offering fresh tropical fruits, flowers, value added farm products like goat cheese, honey, coffee, plus variety of local treats inside the beautiful landscaped Shops at Kukui'ula shopping destination.

Held Wednesday afternoons with a "pau hana" atmosphere, the market features Hawaiian music, a weekly cooking demonstration, baked goods by Living Foods market, and a beer and wine garden by Merriman's.

  » Download market application
  » Visit kauaicommunitymarket.or for information.

Learn more about Kauai County Farm Bureau programs:
Kauai County Farm Bureau Kauai Grown Kauai Farm Fair Kauai Community Market