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September 13 General Membership meeting is a PARTY!

UPDATE 7/28/15  So what is next? KCA    If you are already a member in good standing, by now you should have received your evite, so jump on it and RSVP.  STILL not a member? Get going by clicking on that red   button on the homepage. Be sure to RSVP, as we need to […]

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FACEBOOK revitalized by KCA NOW!

The following in a overhear conversion (simcon*) recently at Kamaole Park III in Kihei. My friend told me I should check out this KCA, what’s it, Kihei Community Association?, so I went Facebook an it is way out of date. Whoa, you better check it out again, dude; they are all over it NO way […]

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STATE REQUESTS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CANE BURNING

  UPDATE  7/6/15  Newspaper poll on cane burning  http://www.staradvertiser.com/  UPDATE 7/2/15     The Maui News caught up with KCA this morning with a front page professionally  written article on this topic.. The article contained first mention we have seen in our local newspaper concerning the Kihei meeting this past Tuesday.  See   http://gokihei.org/environment/wow-talk-about-drawing-a-large-crowd . In the article the […]

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KCA back at Planning Commission to speak on DownTown Kihei

We were in the minority on choice of agenda item Tuesday morning   As the room literally overflowed out the door on 7/28/15,, KCA was the first and one of few to testify here. We continued our pitch for safe bicycling and pedestrian access inside and outside around this proposed project, on both sides of […]

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Maui County road repairs this week in Kihei

  So now it is our turn for several repairs, scheduled to commence Monday 7/27/15 at 8:00 AM: 1. Long discussed Kanani Street has just one section at this time between Kanakanui and Auhana Roads  (It’s a start) 2. Kaiola Pl from Ohukai  Rd. to Koki Pl. . Ironic as the very poor roadway section […]

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MAKING BIODIESEL, STARTING IN KIHEI

Many of you know biodiesel fuel utilizes used cooking oil and grease as the basis of its composition. Pacifc Biodiesel , http://www.biodiesel.com/ which earlier this month acquired Big Island Biodiesel, began operation twenty years ago on Maui, and has consistently grown. But we see they continue with one their earliest endeavors, collecting cooking residue from […]

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ALLIANCE OF MAUI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MEETING

In what may be the greatest attended meeting since inception over the three years ago, about 30 attendees filled the Kaunoa Senior Center meeting room to hear about a “Water Use and Development Plan” (WUDP) with invited guests State Water Commissioner Jonathan Starr (also a Kaupo Community Association Board Member) and Council Member, and Chair […]

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Community questions answered at July 21 General Membership; many beyond original meeting scope

Parks and Recreation proved popular topic At his first KCA Membership meeting, Ka’ala Buenconsejo, the newest Parks & Rec Director, was a pleasant guest. He opened the meeting with a presentation highlighting the proposed Kihei gym and and some general comments about S Maui Parks, and answered a wide variety of audience questions. What seemed […]

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KCA recommends you attend FEMA meeting at KCC on Thursday

JULY  30, STARTING AT 2:00 PM       Many of you are aware there has been much community discussion about the validity of South Maui’s FEMA flood maps. It is our understanding that FEMA does not create their own maps, but accepts the local government ones, in our case, that is Maui County maps. […]

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Unfortunate news for our Community

We have learned that while she will remain with MPD, our very well appreciated & respected Community Police Officer Emily Kibby will no longer fill that duty. She has served us for a few years in that position, and was joined just over a year ago by a fellow officer, John Akana. As officer Akana […]

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I’M HERE FOR KARL!

UPDATE 7/2/15  More of the same. Defendant asked judge for new public lawyer, but was denied. Indications are he may choose to refuse any agreement, and go to trial. Next hearing is set for July 13 at 8:30 AM UPDATE 7/1/15 Once again more delays, with yet another hearing scheduled tomorrow 7/2/15 at 9:00 AM. […]

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WOW! Talk about Drawing a Large Crowd

Several hundred show up for “Cane Burning; You have a right to Clear Air.”. The community center big room was choke, the parking lot overflowing and after waiting about 15 minutes to commence, still having guys pouring in, Terez Amato kicked of the meeting, wisely deciding there was no point in any more delay.   […]

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MECO Advises, “Be Prepared.” Are you?

Are you prepared when the power goes out? MECO has prepared two “fliers” that offers practical advice for when that occurs- See below.   They also have a very credible handbook offered free to you to down load at mauielectruic.com/prepare   You know a large segment of the July 21 KCA General Membership meeting is […]

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