State Land Use Commission (LUC) Travels to Kihei for a Site Visit of the Location of the Proposed New High School Mauka of Highway this Afternoon

This afternoon’s meeting was preceded by a gathering at the Kihei Community Center for preparation             6/14/18 #kihei This afternoon the LUC assembled at the Community Center to organize and then proceed to the bare land dedicated for the very long awaited High School. The Commissioners and staff were escorted by […]

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TRUE Affordable housing starting construction in Kihei THIS year

Rent for a new 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit for about $400 per month?  Now that’s affordable. UPDATE 6/15/18 We jumped the gun on Kenolio Apartments, as the street markings at the intersection (see below) which show GBI (Goodfellow Bros. Inc.) do not verify they are set do do any physical work yet, as they […]

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Dual Film event at the MACC on June 30 at 7:00 PM for concerned ocean environmentalists

  6/7/18 #kihei Part of our mission and vision is a healthy coral reef system thriving in Maalaea Bay.  A complex series of misguided actions and missteps have to be reversed to achieve such a vision, but it can be accomplished by an educated and involved community leading government and commercial entities. We do what […]

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Deer at Lipoa Street Farmers’ Market this Morning

6/16/18 #kihei  NO, this was NOT one of those stupid misguided publicity stunts. Somehow this poor frightened creature came into the location before the market opened at 8:30 AM, leaped a perimeter fence, and became trapped in a long narrow strip of land between two buildings.  Market management immediately called 24 hour hotline to rectify […]

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MPO hele mai maui transportation plan

6/12/18 #kihei.  At 1:00 PM this afternoon five  invited concerned community members (including KCA) were welcomed by Jennifer Wieland, Principal of Nelson Nygaard of Seattle, WA,   http://nelsonnygaard.com/     apparently  contracted by Maui  Metropolitan Planning  Organization (MPO)  for the hele mai maui long range transportation plan 2040. We were targeted for a segment on bicycling and pedestrian […]

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One time free assorted medical care to be offered again this summer in Kihei

After five years, military action team Tropicare will be back at St Teresa’s in central Kihei 6/16/2018 #kihei While specific details are not yet available, it looks as if August will mark the return of “Tropicare” to Kihei, to offer a wide variety of free health care services to those in need by a U S […]

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STATE LAND USE COMMISSION IN KIHEI THURSDAY FOR DOE HIGH SCHOOL SITE VISIT

Assembly at the Kihei Community Center  on Lipoa at 1:00 PM before  heading over to high school construction site mauka the Pi’ilani Highway at Kulanihakoi Street UPDATE 6/12/18 OK, holiday weekend ended, so we looked into WHY?  It is our understanding after pleasant conversation with LUC, they are anticipating a possible attempt  by a state […]

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Walking Safely Along and Crossing South Kihei Road

6/5/18 #kihei  UPDATE  KCA testified for our requested crosswalk on SKR this afternoon at Chair Cochran’s IEM committee, and it was passed unanimously 6/2/18 #kihei. So we are walking along that short pleasant area of SKR makai  shaded by the long challenged grove of Monkey Pod trees; you know the ones the mayor is always trying to […]

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Second Quarter, 2018 KCA BOD meeting with Kelly King

6/4/18 #kihei  This morning once again our South Maui County Legislator for our region, Kelly King sat down with a group of KCA directors to discuss a number of community issues. Commencing at 10:00 AM, as the topics grew, the planned one hour meeting extended through a second hour, wrapping just before the clock swung […]

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Oneloa Coaltion Monthly Meeting Fills the Room with members

This evening’s meeting was preceded by the first subcommittee gathering to address the Paniaka Pond             5/31/18 # kihei This evening, we participated at the monthly meeting at PWF’s classroom in Maalaea at 6:00 PM, as the revitalized Coalition is running regular monthly meetings, coordinated by Albert Perez. KCA is […]

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More to the Kulanihakoi traffic signal light than just motor vehicles

Underpass; Roundabouts; Crosswalks; Bikepaths; Sidewalks; Bikelanes; Mass Transportation and More 5/29/2018 #kihei The 1998 Kihei Makena Community Plan has countless references to “alternative” transportation, but for the most part during the twenty years that have lapsed, ten more than the expected term of the plan, little has been accomplished in South Maui. (BTW, should the […]

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UPDATE BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?  UPDATE  5/31/18  The DOH-CWB issued the following statement today: ” The Water Quality Alert Notification for Cove Park, Maui has been cancelled. Water sample testing results show that the enterococci levels no longer exceed advisory levels. “ Does this mean it is now […]

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Update on Ocean Water Quality Study

Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i: Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD. May 28, 2016 #kihei #maui #ocean #waterquality We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) – cesspools and septic tanks […]

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