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KCA TESTIFIED IN SUPPORT OF THE MPQ AND WAS HEARD BY COUNCIL

UPDATE County Council Votes in Favor!! (12/19/14) This morning the last County Council of 2014 saw the eight members present unanimously vote in support of the MPQ, or Monkey Pod Quartet, the southernmost four ones in the grove of 14 along SKR , nominated as “exceptional trees,” in this latest step in the long history […]

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Is KCA the Kihei Community Action? Safe walking to school?

This week we had some community contact concerning the failure of all  the pedestrian crossing signals at our roundabout. The first report was on Tuesday (12/16) that all were dormant, so we contacted the Public Works Department. The next day we had more reports that none were working, & reports of “close calls” with keiki […]

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IS THIS AN IMPROVEMENT? CHECK IT OUT, THEN VOTE

Over the years, KCA had advocated for a series of roundabouts along SKR where we have the three traffic signals spanning Pi’ikea to Lipoa. While we still believe this is the way to go, without the political way to make this progressive step, we commend DPW Director David Goode for an attempted improvement by synchronizing […]

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Kihei’s La’ie wetlands environmental project in February

  UPDATE for your LONG term environmental planning and your 2015 calendar . This time KCA is not an organized participating partner, but individuals sure can join in February see http://gokihei.org/news/laie-wetland-volunteers-needed http://gokihei.org/environment/fowl-at-laie-wetland-restoration-project Save the Date! Saturday, Feb 21st from 8:30am-11am. Maui Nui Marine Resource Council is happy to announce a volunteer opportunity at La’ie Wetlands […]

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Announcement is not related to KCA, but may be of interest to our bicycling community

While we are in no way affiliated  with this, but in our continuing effort to achieve a walkable/bikeable community in South Maui, we offer the following announcement. Maui Bicycling League Established, New Membership Meeting December 19, 2014  by mauibicyclealliance Maui Bicycling League Established To Help Make Maui Friendlier and Safer for Bicyclists and Pedestrians New Membership […]

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Maui News Viewpoint on December 2, 2014

  Changes needed to make South Maui a walkable and bikeable community VIEWPOINT December 2, 2014 The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             As far as I can determine, the initial concept of the north-south collector road across Kihei was first proposed over 30 years ago when […]

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HOT TOPIC MAKES ATTENTIVE MEETING TO CLOSE 2014

UPDATE  11/25/14     Meeting shown in its entirety  several times  on Akaku, Maui Community TV channels 53, 54 or 55 NOW. To get exact show times, go to  http://akaku.org/akaku-program-guides/  Check each of the 3 channels for various viewing times on your TV or computer. The rapt attention of most every one of the over eighty […]

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Will THIS plan yield a more pedestrian friendly Maui?

We attended this free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents, “You Can Help Make a Better Maui,” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. last Friday (11/21/14) in Wailuku. The event was hosted by Sandy McGuinness of Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, (NPAC) and Marivil Fabregas of AARP Hawai’i.    […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

When we have the time and opportunity, we try to explore important events beyond South Maui. Sometimes we can offer support as what happens in other areas can at potentially affect our area, or make us aware of what could possibly happen in ours . This week we traveled to the MACC for an State […]

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Is Walgreens coming to Kïhei?

While there is no definitive answer to this question at this time, they are certainly considering it. For the second time, representatives of the firm met with our Design Review Committee (DRC), most recently on Tuesday morning November 18, 2014, with a scheduled meeting with the County Planning Department that afternoon. The prior meeting last […]

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KCA lost a good friend

UPDATE:  11/17/14    As a simple tribute to her memory, this plaque is affixed to a KCA  Kalama Park bench at the oceanfront in the central part of the park fronting the parking lot between the ball fields and the playground area.                             […]

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Why No Sidewalks Again? Seems All Talk and No Walk

Your Association’s observed construction beginning the “Traffic Operating Improvements” this morning (11/3/14)at this busy intersection, as reported by announcement in Maui News for three days in late October by Goodfellow Brothers (GFB.) Since the Maui County Planning Commission added a condition “ ‘That the applicant shall include the addition of pedestrian friendly access sidewalks for […]

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PAR CAME TO KIHEI ON DECEMBER 10 AT 6:00 PM

Every December, Public Access Room (PAR) comes to Kihei and numerous other locations throughout the neighbor islands to educate the community about the workings of our State Legislature. KCA has attended a few times over the past several years, as we are still baffled at some of the occurrences happening at the “Ledge.”. PAR is […]

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