Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
The Hawaiʻi Coffee Association hopes that verifying where a coffee batch comes from will not only help local growers with marketing but also deter counterfeiters. A new database could lead to better enforcement and possible legal action.