County Government Officials Show Very Strong Presence at Our Green Meeting

3/25/17  #kihei  It  has been a very long time (maybe never?) since we had three Council members attend a general membership meeting (excepting candidate forums)  as we did Tuesday evening (3/21/17), then coupled with with three County Long-Range planners and a mayor’s executive assistant. The expectation of valued information offered by our presenters, Dr Amanda […]

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A Trio of Free events this week in S. Maui concerning items of KCA concern, climate change, bicycling and coral reefs. Seize the opportunity!

3/26/17 #kihei    In addition to our own general membership meetings open to the public for no charge – were you there on Tuesday evening? – there are often others out there, not connected to us, offering free public meetings. We try to insure our members & others are aware. Here are a few: This […]

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Honolulu Civil Beat comes to Maui on Friday 3/24

About forty guys showed up after being invited to “Conversation and Coffee” by the now non-profit on line news organization. 3/25/16 #kihei Yesterday afternoon we found ourselves sitting between old friend Nikhilananda of Huelo and newer one Tim Lara of Kihei at the Laulima building at UHMC to hear from and talk to a team […]

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Council’s LUC Committee says go to the land for “Wellness” proposed project on Wednesday afternoon

Change of zoning from residential to business request TBD #kihei 3/22/17 At the conclusion of a nearly four hour meeting, Committee chair Bob Carroll decided to follow a repeated KCA request to schedule a site visit for the proposed two story medical office building with a stated 65 stall parking lot in a long-time vacant […]

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Council’s IEM Committee Meeting Monday Afternoon

NO, it is not for KCA, but for MNMRC, addressing wastewater affect on kai in South Maui #kihei 3/17/17 With so much community focus on our ongoing scientific marine water quality study, we had some inquiries if we were the ones organizing this meeting in the Council chambers on 3/20 on the eighth floor. We […]

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Do you want to pay higher taxes or receive less services? Or maybe charge corporations for naming rights to county park facilities as in the NFL?

3/16/17 #kihei In the past few County Council Budget and Finance Committee meetings, there has been discussion (BF-129) about Concessions and Sponsorships in County Parks & Recreation Facilities. So this is not a specific South Maui concern, but county-wide, but of course the outcome affects all of our parks. As the intent is to establish […]

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Segment of NSCR sees some prep work done

  UPDATE  3/16/16.  Today was the final day of drilling across this expanse of the NSCR corridor between Kaonoulu and Waipuilani, so one segment is completed .We will be vigilant to see what is the next required to insure there are no untold delays, as the community has been waiting too long already.     […]

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KCA’S MIKE MORAN MANIFESTS AT MAUI MPO MEETING MONDAY MORNING

OK, testifies, but that spoiled the alliteration. #kihei 3/13/17 For the first time this year, we returned to the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) board meeting this morning. For those new to the concept: the MPO will assign resources for transportation independent of if a road is state-owned or county-owned. With a disappointing response from […]

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“Makena” Meeting at KCA office on Tuesday

A stellar group of Maui guys talk story with ATC Makena reps on Tuesday 3/7/17 #kihei  In a meeting arranged by Leahi Hall of ATC Makena, she was joined by Kaimi Judd of Discovery Land, welcoming several KCA guys and several others for a two part meeting addressing traffic & runoff potentials for their resort […]

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Maui County Council meeting dominated by KCA testifiers

While we might be the most active or best known, remember we are not the only KCA on this island. 3/10/16 #kihei This morning’s council meeting commenced with two “ceremonial resolutions” concerning the “Red Cross” and domestic violence, and both were well received. Then Chair Mike White opened public testimony for three KCA guys, but […]

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More documentation of source of Kihei flooding

3/11/2017 #kihei #flooding This is a video of Kulanihakoi Gulch – which is normally dry – swelling to a river on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. This is the real source of most of the flooding we suffered at that time in Kihei: uncontrolled flow of water from upcountry, not the light rain in Kihei itself […]

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It’s a GREEN General Membership Meeting

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 AT 6:30 PM KIHEI CHARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL 41 EAST LIPOA Vincent Mina HFFU President, organic farmer doing regenerative agriculture Amanda Cording green streets and rain gardens and roof gardens and more   How green is THAT?

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STATE LUC SITE VISIT MEETING FOR A-94-706 , PI’ILANI PROMENADE, aka MEGAMALL THURSDAY

Much different from the last site visit in August, 2012 with entirely new cast of commissioners and entirely new site perspective. #kihei 3/9/17  At 9:45 this morning a gathering of about 40 assembled outside the Community Center for transit up Ohukai Rd above the proposed project site to look down at the location. The group […]

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