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HOT TOPIC MAKES ATTENTIVE MEETING TO CLOSE 2014

The rapt attention of most every one of the over eighty attendees at the final general membership meeting of the year was focused on each of the four presenters discussing electric smart meters on Tuesday (11/18/14) evening. Whether it was either of two advocates or two opponents including John Cole , Assistant Specialist, Hawaii Natural […]

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SOME POSITIVE NEWS ABOUT THE N-S COLLECTOR ROAD

In response to several community inquiries, KCA reached out to Department of Public Works (DPW) Director David Goode to ascertain authoritative information about proposed construction of a segment of the North- South Collector Road in the area between Keonakai and Alanui Ke Ali’i. KCA offers our sincere appreciation to the Director for a prompt offering […]

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KCA offers congratulations to the Wastewater Division of EM

UPDATE: 11/14/14 While the project “began” on 11/9/14, today (Friday) we saw a lot of activity, as the pipes that will transport the R-1  recycled water were delivered for storage near the beginning, as the line will extend from the existing location near the intersection of Waipuilani and Eleu Place makai to Waipuilani Park, north through […]

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KCA General Membership Community Meeting Fills the House- Update*

UPDATE 11/7/14    Sometimes you can make a difference. At this forum, a question was posed to the Mayoral candidates: Maui seems to be the only county not participating in this hazmat control action.. What plan will you institute for Maui in 2015 to have a hazardous waste disposal method for individuals?.  Left over pesticides, […]

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

UPDATE 11/7/14     A power point presentation prepared by Chris Hart and Partners (CHP) for a public community meeting at the Community Center last evening (11/6/14) for this Kenolio Apartments proposed project. As it commenced, the three presenters were almost constantly peppered with interjected questions from a small but very vocal group of concerned neighbor […]

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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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Congratulations to Chief Tivoli S Faaumu, MPD New Chief

While KCA has had an outstanding relationship with him as he headed up the Kihei division for several years, we are very pleased to relinquish “Tivo” as “our” Chief to the entire county, so they can experience his extraordinary skills and manner as we have. This morning (11/3/14) at the new Kihei police station,  KCA […]

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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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Environment topic of free Nov. 21 event

Even though the event is not in South Maui & seems directed to Central Maui, the topic is a favorite of KCA, and it is what we have been championing for over a decade. How can we make our area a walkable/bikeable community? A free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents […]

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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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KCA Offers Kudos to WDNA for Community Presentation

The Waimahaihai District Neighborhood Association (WDNA) offered a powerful public presentation examining many of the potential aspects of how a major flood might affect Kihei. As we know, and many remember when we have the last “mud flood”, it does not even need to be raining in South Maui to see potential devastation if a […]

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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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LAST 2014 COMMUNITY MEETING EXPLORES ELECTRIC SMART METERS IN KIHEI AND BEYOND SOON

On Tuesday (11/18), at 6:30 PM  at the Kihei Charter Middle School (41 E Lipoa), located behind the Kihei Car Wash at rear of plaza, our general membership  forum closes out the year (NO meeting in December) with a unique topic. Doors open at 6:00 PM for pupu and social time, and a 6:30 prompt […]

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