Perpetual flooding at section of South Kihei Road causes deterioration

ROAD FRONTING MAUI LU RESORT FINALLY GIVES OUT  DUE TO NEAR CONSTANT FLOODING CONDITION AS KULANIHAKOI RIVER CONDITION WORSENS ANNUALLY  2/20/2018 #kihei After years of reporting flooding near the intersection of South Kihei Road and Kaonoulu after even minimal rainfall, we ceased, as it was apparent the condition of the Kulanihakoi river worsening year after year […]

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KCA Travels to the State Capitol to Testify

UPDATE 2/17/18  Postponed now until WED 2/21. The measure , now SB3095 SD1 was weakened when approved on 2/14. Our new testimony  asks that the community alerts are  reinstated. What does yours say? UPDATE 2/16/18 THE BILL WILL BE AT THE NEXT SENATE JOINT COMMITTEE, .EDU/WAM, ON TUESDAY 2/20 AT 10:00 AM. You can submit […]

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COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPROVES TRULY AFFORDABLE RENTAL PROJECT IN NORTH KIHEI

Council’s Land Use Committee votes 7-2 for project atop Kaiwahine expected to start construction this year 2/14/18 #kihei Imagine a brand new 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment in Kihei for less than $400 per month. How long ago would that have occurred? 1990? How about this year? This afternoon the Land Use Committee voted to move […]

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COUNTY COMMITTEE APPROVES PURCHASE OF NORTH KIHEI SHORELINE PROPERTY

UPDATE  2/13/18. COMMITTEE APPROVED THE PURCHASE AT THE EXPECTED REDUCED PRICE NEGOTIATED. Next step in what is done with the land. Stay tuned. Council’s Budget Committee just wants to negotiate purchase price, but agrees on buying land 1/30/18 #kihei This morning when this item on the agenda was discussed by the members, no one spoke against […]

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Maui MPO Comes to Kihei with News For Our Transportation Needs

South Maui better vote at MPO for our needs or we can be forgotten. February 23 is the cut-off. Click here for the survey and complete. 2/8/18 #kihei KCA was on the scene at 6:00 PM this evening at the Community Center when the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) offered a survey for the community’s input on […]

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So this WAS a drill today, right? Part of the joint “emergency preparedness” exercise announced last week

2/5/18 #kihei When a signalized intersection along our Pi’ilani Hwy has an outage, we are used to seeing MPD out controlling that intersection, but this morning at Ohukai Rd, that scenario of the blinking light had at least ten guys there. This announcement was released last week: Joint Exercise with the Hawaii National Guard Taking […]

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WHAT MAY BE NEXT FOR THE “MEGA MALL” SITE IN NORTH KIHEI?

      Meeting this afternoon with “new players” looks for direction for the future of the huge plot mauka of highway 2/2/18 #kihei KCA was invited, along with South Maui Citizens For Responsible Growth, (SMCRG) Maui Tomorrow (MT) and the Kula Makai Aha Moku to meet with representatives of Koa Partners of Dallas, Texas.  […]

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Universal Healthcare – Meeting in Kihei March 1

A local organization – Indivisible Kihei – inspired by the nationwide Indivisible movement was created last year. One of the top priorities of this new organization is to push for Hawaii to do what can be done to provide health care to all of its residents rather than waiting for the federal government to get […]

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First 2018 Alliance Meeting Was Packed

Packed with presentations, information and representatives from numerous associations 1/23/18 #kihei Last evening the Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) kicked off the new year with three varied topical presentations, all of which were briefer updates of presentations from previous meetings. Lauren Armstrong, Executive Director of the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO),  Pam Eaton, Planning Administrator, Long-Range Division, […]

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Bicycle Ride in South Maui Saturday, February 10

2/1/18 #kihei This is not a KCA event, but as a very long term supporter of bicycling in our region, we offer this information as a community service. Triangle Ride  Arrive by 7:45 a.m. Ride begins at 8 a.m. Meet at the Target Parking Lot – the parking area closer to Maui Veteran’s Hwy (Mokulele).Pace: 12 […]

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THAT HERO IS STILL IN OUR MIDST IN KIHEI

1/19/18 #kihei Almost three years ago we posted a report of a presentation offered at the MOC we titled, “A hero in our midst.” That hero is Ed Lyman. Do you know him or know what he does? Just last week right off our coast he was “doing it,” disentangling a Humpback Whale from a […]

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First 2018 Membership Meeting addresses three issues

  Cultural Signage, Progress at New Charter School, and County Governance at this week’s KCA meeting 1/17/18 #kihei While the turnout of about 55 at the Charter School last evening was lower than we had expected, the guys who could not make it missed a great meeting. We understand one factor was State Ledge opening […]

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Kawaihine Village Apartment Project

100% Affordable Rental Project in N. Kihei set to break ground this year 1/12/18 #kihei This morning at the KCA office, several KCA directors met with Thomas “Tom” Fisher concerning this proposed project set to be built at the mauka end of this North Kihei road this year. Several years ago we did a site […]

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