What did Councilman Couch tell KCA this week?

KCA Directors travel to eighth floor to ask several questions concerning South Maui Community issues. Don Couch responded positively to another meeting request to meet with our board-members this morning (5/26/15) at the Council’s conference room. This was our second meeting in 2016, and we look forward to scheduling another in the fall. The majority […]

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Bike path Construction along Liloa nearing conclusion next month

UPDATE 5/26/16  While the start remains consistent, Tues 5/31 at 7:00 AM more recent projections offer the closure may extend until Tuesday June 7. Of course the start date is easier to predict than the completion one, and the best guide is watch the signage in the area toward the end of next week   […]

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KCA CONDUCTS CANDIDATES’ FORUM ON TUESDAY EVENING AT KCMS FOR MULTIPLE RACES.

  Yes, THIS one is ours. And it is not until July 19. as always the third Tuesday of the month starting at 6:30 PM; so what is up now? We want to hear from numerous members offering proposed questions for candidates participating in both South Maui races, State and County for the primary election […]

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KCA PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETS WITH DPW DIRECTOR DAVID GOODE

Transportation plays a large part in planning, so it fits that a KCA committee focused on community planning would want communication with the county department leader that focuses on this. A bonus: flooding is another concern, and Public Works (DPW) plays a big part in this as well. So we were most pleased when Director […]

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KCA CONDUCTS CANDIDATES’ FORUM ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AT KCC FOR MULTIPLE RACES.

What, you missed it? For us it was the easiest KCA event in years; no preparation or organizing needed; no early arrival or late departure. You guessed it, this was Kula, not Kihei on Wednesday (5/18/16) to hear from numerous candidates participating in four races for the primary election in August. We went to listen […]

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MAKENA SITE VISIT BY COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION; KCA TAGS ALONG & COMMENTS

   Yes, Makena is certainly part of our South Maui district, and community interest is very strong, so four KCA directors arrived at the doomed Hotel before 9:00 AM on Wednesday morning ( 5/18/16) to join the seven participating Commissioners and several staff members, Planning Commissioner William Spence, Corp Counsel, numerous representatives of the involved […]

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LET THE VOTING PUBLIC DECIDE!! KCA to County Council via Resolution on “Governance Issue”

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MAY 17 COMMUNITY MEETING RECAP ON DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH MAUI

                                                    After opening announcement, Tuesday evening (5/17/16) four KCA directors offered very brief comments on their respective specialties to support the overall organization effort. Next followed long time KCA supporter […]

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Alliance of Maui Community Associations Recap for May 16, 2016

TOPIC : MAUI’ S ENERGY OPTIONS If not the only time, certainly one of very few in almost five years of monthly meetings, those in the room were divided equally between invited guests and Association representatives. But par for the course Kihei was strongly represented with KCA directors and members. For the guests our electric […]

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Sidewalks needed for South Kihei Road

For well over a quarter century, KCA has been advocating for a pedestrian and cyclist friendly community. Our Community Plan- see http://maui-communities.weebly.com/kihei–makena-south-maui.html is riddled with verbiage concerning this, going back to last century.  Last year KCA, led by our Director Linda Berry, began communication with Public Works Deputy Director Rowena Dagdag-Andaya about this community need. The helpful […]

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Work Continues on Downtown Kihei commercial project along Pi’ikea

UPDATE 5/14/16 We continue to have inquiries about status , and Krausz team is always cooperative to keep us posted .  What they are doing currently is  working on the architectural design and engineering of the project. Also, pre-leasing is in process.. They further advise that they have had several meetings about the project scheduled […]

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT A “GHOST BIKE”, A “GHOST RIDE” OR A “RIDE OF SILENCE” IS?

The tragic background for all of these terms relates to the occurrence of a bicyclist killed on the road, usually by a motor vehicle. The concept begins when a “ghost bike”, usually an old well used bicycle is painted white, is set up off the road as a memorial to the cyclist. There is one […]

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Council’s Budget Committee Says YES to Ocean Safety Officers (OSO’s) Today

This morning (5/11/16) about 25 guys testified in support of increased compensation for our ocean fist responders, and the Committee voted unanimously  in support, moving it on to the full council for approval. Here is County’s official report: New post on MauiCounty.us Lifeguard contract gets OK by Office of Council Services WAILUKU, Hawaii – The Budget […]

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