Kihei High School to open in 2018? It sure looks like this one will.

Name debate continues, but one is under construction and one is not 12/9/17 #kihei “I’m the Kihei High School.” “NO! I’m the real Kihei High School.” Will the real Kihei High School please stand up? Are you old enough to remember the old TV game panel show, To Tell The Truth? Well we only have […]

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Kihei Wellness back here Wednesday! Council’s LUC meeting continues day after site visit, but no conclusion

Extensive public input at site supplemented in chambers with none in favor of zoning change 12/8/17  UPDATE  This Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 this project is back seeking Change of Zoning in Council chambers. You chance to voice (or write) you opinion 11/15/17 #kihei In chambers, the Council’s Land Use Committee was called back into session just […]

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Council Member Kelly King’s 4th quarter meeting with KCA BoD this morning

Most of the 2018 Directors also participated 12/7/17 #kihei At the KCA office at 10 o’clock the BOD welcomed Councilor Kelly King to receive her update in exchange for our offered input and concerns in the final quarterly meeting for 2017. Some of the topics: Kulanihakoi River Bridge Replacement We presented our proposal for a […]

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False Alarm on Maui Lu Makai This Morning

Coconut wireless fake news squelched 12/10/17 #kihei Another bit of misinformation and alarm in Kihei (seems to be a lot of that around recently) was investigated by KCA before 10 o’clock this morning. Apparently instigated by some loud “crushing” sounds emanating at the lone remaining makai building of the long closed resort early Sunday, we […]

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County Council decides to not decide today on some of the major community concerns

Oxybenzone in sunscreen; employment control of Councilor’s staff; firing Director Taylor and sand mining moratorium all for another day 12/4/17 #kihei We ask understanding that our volunteer time is limited, but we do our best to keep the community informed, so this is what we understand transpired today. Public testimony took ALL day until 7:00 […]

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Council’s Agenda 12/2/2017 Creates Perfect Storm for Community Concern

NUMEROUS “HOT BUTTON” ITEMS INDUCED NEARLY 100 TO TESTIFY 12/2/17 #kihei Occasionally we note a large turn out at a government meeting because of an issue of much community concern. But when an agenda of over 50 items has perhaps a half dozen such items for a single meeting, you might incur a massive response, […]

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Council’s Planning Committee addresses two of three items Thursday morning

Ironic situation as far as reliable meeting participation 11/30/17 #kihei Contained in the first item, PC-5, was a proposal concerning absences by an unpaid volunteer CPAC member from future advisory committee meetings. We expect most agree that reliable participation is necessary for efficient process. Ironically, the County Council Planning Committee composed of seven paid officials […]

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Badly needed: South Maui Watershed Plan

Watershed Coordinator Michael Reyes addressed the November KCA membership meeting with a detailed slide presentation on the status of the South Maui Watershed Plan. We have reported in the past about the disastrous proposed Drainage Plan which would divert and combine streams into massive concrete culverts. Instead of allowing water from Upcountry to be absorbed […]

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Another Quality Informative Website Focused on Our Area

11/28/17 #kihei We are very proud of our website, and we receive countless complements about it. We commend our all volunteer team members  who make it happen. We continuously encourage  anyone to check it often if they want to be aware of what is happening in South Maui. But today we want you to look […]

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SKR CLOSED FROM OHUKAI TO KAONOULU FOR TWO WATER METERS THIS MORNING

11/29/17 #kihei It seems there was no other choice for the County Administration’s Water Department but to close all traffic in both directions this morning to dig a trench across the entire roadway for installation of two water meters just South of Ohukai Rd. All traffic was detoured onto both Kenolio and Alulike from South […]

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NOT TOO LATE **DLNR hearing in Kihei Monday concerns number of Endangered Species killed by wind turbines

UPDATE 11/28/17 NO, IT IS NOT TOO LATE! Sure you missed the meeting, but you can still email in testimony until 12/7/17. After THAT, it will too late to give your input. UPDATE  11/27/17 With the public meeting tonight seeming to coincide with storm warning , many guys may not attend. But as shown at […]

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Maui Lu Boo Hoo: Vandals strike the last remaining structure on shoreline

11/26/17 #kihei One of the most frequent requests for updates we receive concerns the long closed Maui Lu Resort in North Kihei (SEE: http://gokihei.org/news/whats-new-maui-lu). For some history, see http://gokihei.org/development-project-review/whats-new-maui-lu-kca-has-some-answers-in-2015. Sadly, our latest news is to report on vandalism occurring sometime late last evening at the only remaining old building. In a way leaving a boarded […]

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Roundabouts do not stop functioning even there is no electricity

11/26/17 #kihei  This morning when traffic signals stopped functioning, MPD stepped up for traffic control, here in North Kihei at the corner of Ohukai Road and Pi’ilani (no name change for this one yet, right?). If this had to happen, Sunday morning may an advantageous time for traffic volume and good visibility. The next time […]

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