County Department of Planning Reports to Council on Plan Implementation

The County of Maui Department of Planning is required to report annually to the Maui County Council on progress in implementation of the Maui County Community Plans, the Countywide Policy Plan, and the Maui Island Plan. Collectively these plans are called the General Plan. Despite this requirement, no such report was submitted prior to 2016. […]

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Which Maui Candidates Should KCA Include on October 18- YOU DECIDE!

UPDATE! 8/15/15 Yes there was a Menehune induced typo in both this and the newsletter of our email address. The creator  was given a severe reduction in compensation. www.gokihei.org Mahalo 8/15/15 Our next community meeting is not until Oct 18- we delayed the September one to October to allow more time after the August primary […]

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What is killing our coral reef system around South Maui? How is our marine water quality?Are you a part of the problem? Why is this disaster allowed to continue?

Are You willing to direct a volunteer team to test marine water quality in So Maui once a month?* 8/11/16 We are not marine biologists nor environmental scientists, but we have listened to them over the years as we have sadly observed this devastation to the system, & in some places, poor water quality occurrence. […]

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KCA COMMUNITY INQUIRIES ANSWERED IN VARIETY OF WAYS

UPDATE 8/11/16 Today it seems the work is done, and ironically,. seems the last remnant of the black dust fence was removed. Years back KCA and several individual residents asked for this but were denied. Than tradewinds refused to take no for an answer, and shredded most of it yet again, & it was not replaced. Now this. Go figure   […]

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County Council Gives Unanimous Go Ahead to R & T Park To Proceed at FINAL Reading Friday (8/5/16 9 AM) Morning

UPDATE 8/5/16 Another day, a second hearing, same answer: unanimous approval. Lots of member chatter about process, understanding our community’s concern about traffic, other area development in the area, reservations, but at vote all present voted it a go, 8-0. We still feel it is a worthy project, although all the permitted allowances will drastically […]

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Council’s Planning Committee induces Kihei resident testimony this morning

8/4/16; Committee Chair South Maui resident Councilman Don Couch and his committee got an earful from some North Kihei residents concerning development along Kaiwahine and the effects on a long term (30 year) neighborhood resident. KCA also testified in support of the residents present & those who communicated with us prior to the meeting, but […]

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Maui County’s Community Plan Updates. What About Kihei Makena Community Plan?

        The current (1998) KMCP is on the website at – http://www.co.maui.hi.us/documentcenter/view/1712    Our expectation is it will be updated after it is twenty years old, (or more) in spite of law that requires update every ten years. “A community plan should be an expression of the community’s will, its goals and priorities […]

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Bike Path Blessing & Grand Opening is a Festive Monday Afternoon event at the Park

Staring at 3:00 PM a well organized festive event commenced with an assortment of oral presentation from County officials, Maui Bicycle League, Goodfellow Brothers, as well as your Community Association. DPW Director David Goode and Deputy Director Rowena Dagdag Andaya, who monitored the event, briefly addressed a small gathering seated under a tent about this […]

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YOU don’t have to wait to August 13 to vote in Maui!!

NOW YOU DO. Thursday WAS LAST DAY FOR WALK IN   You do not even need a mail-in absentee ballot, although we love this option and have used it for years.       OHHH, you forgot to register, so can’t vote this time, right? WRONG! Go to County Building , room 708, Monday Through […]

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HFUU County Council Forum seemingly winds up live opportunities to hear from candidates Wednesday.

A gathering of residents made it to Baldwin H.S. Wednesday (7/27/16) as an assembling of numerous county Council candidates for various resident locations came to answer a serious of AG related queries from the Farmers’ Union. Observers numbers ebbed & flowed between 50 to 100 during the presentations. Grouped by their location, starting with a […]

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DLNR- DOFAW PUBLIC HEARING ON HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN ON MAJOR KIHEI PROJECT

Most guys still refer to it as Wailea 670, the original name before apparently the Wailea Association said it is not part of Wailea, so you can’t use that name. Now it is Honua’ula, but regardless of the name, it remains a controversial project for a number of reasons, including preserving the environment, including effect […]

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Young Dems score again for the third time with the “triple W” residency seat for Council

As the implications, if not the actual effects, of Tropical Storm Darby made a go or or no go decision a few hours before the event, it was no surprise that this one had the smallest turnout of about 50 guys. There is really no way to know if a 4:00 PM announced start on […]

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