Hawaii Farm Bureau 68th Annual Meeting Agenda

68th ANNUAL MEETING

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Sheraton Kona Resort October 21 & 22, 2015

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Convention Registration/Trade Show

 8:45 a.m.

Welcome: Chris Manfredi, President

9:00 a.m.

Business Meeting Called to Order: Chris Manfredi

Pledge of Allegiance: Kona County Farm Bureau Credentials – Roll Call: Mae Nakahata

9:05 a.m.

Government Affairs Report to House Finance Committee

10:15 a.m.

2014 Minutes: Mae Nakahata

Treasurer’s Report: Larry Jefts President’s Report: Chris Manfredi

Executive Director Report: Brian Miyamoto County Reports

Committee Reports

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.

Business Meeting Reconvened

DOA Report

CTAHR Report

 2:00 p.m. Veronica Nigh, American Farm Bureau Federation

Waters of the U.S.

2:30 p.m. Steve Bess, Hawaii Island Coordinator

Hawaii Agricultural Mediation Program

3:00 p.m.

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA)

 4:00 p.m.

Jeff Melrose, UHH Special Data Analysis and Visualization Lab Hawaii Statewide Agricultural Baseline

4:45 p.m.

Business Meeting Recessed

5:00 p.m.

Fellowship night

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015

8:30 a.m.

Registration/Trade Show

9:00 a.m.

Pono Chong, Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii

Business Advocacy in Hawaii

 9:30 a.m.

Heather Forrester, Hawaii Ant Lab

Little Fire Ant Update

10:00 a.m.

Awards Presentation

Outstanding Farm Family, Outstanding Active member

Outstanding Friend of Farmer Legislators of the Year Award

10:30 a.m.

Reconvene Business Meeting

Proposed Revised Bylaws Discussion, Myrone Murakami

10:45 a.m.

Representative Clift Tsuji, House Ag Committee Chair Legislative Update

11:00 a.m.

Reconvene Business Meeting

Proposed Policy Changes, Randy Cabral

12:00 p.m.

Lunch
 1:15 p.m.

Government Affairs Presentation of 2016 Legislative Package

2:15 p.m.

Reconvene Business Meeting

Old Business New Business

2:30 p.m.

Election of Officers Oath of Officers

3:00 p.m.

Adjournment