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KCA responds to Pi’ilani Promenade owners’ invitation this week

This Monday (10/27/14) seven (7) of your elected volunteer board members sat around the table in the Goodfellow Brothers conference Room at the Maui R & T Park for two hours with an invited group arranged by owners’ representative Charlie Jencks. The invitation was in reaction to our Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) comment letter, […]

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KCA loses a very good long term friend this week.

This week your Association lost our long term media friend and supporter, as the Maui Weekly closed its doors, and the final edition is this week. KCA President Mike Moran mentioned none of us can remember when the Maui Weekly did not have a writer in attendance at each and every general membership community meeting. […]

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Why is KCA testifying in support of Cental Maui Master Plan?

This afternoon, (10/27/14) KCA President Mike Moran, speaking for the Organization, joined about 30 public testifiers in Council Chambers in favor of the Central Maui Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan before the County Council’s IEM Committee. http://www.co.maui.hi.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/19560 While our bylaws dictate our kuleana is South Maui, we felt is was worthy to support a resolution […]

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KCA General Membership Community Meeting Fills the House

Your Association’s General Membership meeting last evening (10/21/14) welcomed over 100 members & guests for a candidate forum with mayor Alan Arakawa & challenger Ocean Safety Officer Tamara Paltin; S. Maui council-member Don Couch and challenge UHMC College Professor Jon “Fitz” Fitzpatrick; and Kahului Council-member Don Guzman and former (termed out) Council-member Joe Pontinella. Each […]

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Kenolio Apartments project schedule Public Meeting on 11/6/14

Your Association’s Design Review Committee (DRC) reviewed and scored this project (see http://gokihei.org/environment/kca-drc-scores-the-kenolio-apartment-project ) last month. Now there will be a public meeting at KCC next month presented jointly by the mainland land owner and the local planning company. We encourage interested members of the community to attend.

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State DOT working along Maui County Street

So what were the State Department of Transportation (HDOT) workers doing along Kailoa Place in North Kihei today (10/14/14)? Well, since the strip of land on the mauka side of the street is part of the State’s Pi’ilani Highway Right of Way, it is their kuleana to maintain it, and several of the existing Kiawe […]

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Who is doing what at Kulanihakoi Gulch?

You know the Kulanihakoi Gulch, or at least then very end of it where it runs below the Pi’ilani Hwy between Kaonoulu and Kulanihakoi Streets across the N-S Collector Rd corridor continuing makai to SKR and the Kai. Well this morning, (1016/14) just makai of the NSCR trail, we see someone has been working with heavy […]

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Outdoor Cat Management on Maui- Possibilities and Practicalities

Last evening  (10/14/15) at the Community Center a presentation by Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) with the Maui Humane Society (MHS) offered an explanation and analysis concerning area outdoor cats in two specif regions of central Maui. While the cavernous room contained about fifty people, almost half on them were members of these two organization, as well as several smaller […]

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State Department of Health Maui Meeting on Cesspools

UPDATE 10/15/14 Your Association submitted testimony that we agreed for a need to remove and replace these devices with something more modern & efficient in our area to help preserve the quality of out near shore waters & protect the coral reef system in Maalaea bay. However we asked the Department to offer a reasonable […]

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South Maui Event presented by Maui Business Brainstormers

Renowned though the neighbor islands and beyond for his environmental actions, particularity concerning preserving and strengthening the coral reef system, Robert Winter, aka Snorkel Bob, will be giving a presentation later this month in Wailea at the Fairmont Kea Lani resort  http://www.fairmont.com/kea-lani-maui/. Robert has participated in KCA events as part our concern with the continuing […]

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Meeting this Tuesday on Impact of FEMA on S. Maui

Long  time friend to KCA Lucienne De Naie for the MNMRC will lead panel discussion on learning the impact of FEMA’s revised floodplain map for South Maui to ascertain” the impact on nearby businesses and infrastructure and how it now effects <sic> Kihei’s residences, shorelines and reefs.,” according to the host, Waimahaihai District Neighborhood Association […]

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Mayor’s Office Regional Budget Meeting in Kihei 10/6/14

  UPDATE 10/7/14 While we were unable to be present for the 500 PM commencement, upon arriving at 5:30, the Administration’s team outnumbered those attending at last evening’s (10/6/14) 2015 budget meeting presented by Mayor Arakawa. The announced new format of testifiers meeting directly one on one with specific department representatives seemed well received.   […]

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Tuesday’s Community Meeting Focuses on General Election

On Tuesday (10/21/14) at the Kihei Charter Middle School (41 E Lipoa) at 6:30 PM, KCA welcomes six Maui County Candidates for three offices in a forum for those who are registered, and do vote. For County Council, we have Kahului’s incumbent Don Guzman & returning “termed out” former Councilmen Joe Pontinella; South Maui incumbent […]

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