From: Ed Needham
Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 2:10 PM
To: James Falconer
Subject: Kaanapali plantation
It has been a while since I've emailed you.
I hope all is well with your business ventures
(and political one too). I was curious about
the Kaanapali coffee plantation. Do you still
have connections there? Is anything being done
with those trees? Did they get a crop last fall?
I heard that Kauai coffee may be farming 50 acres
or so of the plantation, but it was stated
more as a hunch than as a fact. If you have the time,
I would be very interested to find out.
May the best come your way,
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From: "james falconer"
To: "Ed Needham"
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 3:26 PM
Subject: Re: Kaanapali plantation
Hi Ed, the progress report is that I have a lease
on 125 acres of the original 500 (There are development
plans in the works on the remaining land). I have
purchased the equipment to farm the coffee and the
processing plant. My major focus is to get the first
harvest this fall. It is now called MauiGrown Coffee Inc.
I have all four varieties included in the new farm which
includes about 35 acres of the Moka.
Always happy to hear from you and would appreciate your word
getting out relative to Maui coffee soon to be available again.
Aloha, Kimo Falconer
Link to details of the new development
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