MAUI MPO POLICY BOARD IS UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

This morning’s meeting had a new tenor 5/24/18 #kihei This morning we participated at the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Planning Board meeting at 9:00 AM. It has been several months since we were last able, going back to the fall of 2017. We participated in the initial meeting just over two years ago (SEE http://gokihei.org/alternative-transportation/maui-metro-planning-org-maui-mpo-meeting) […]

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BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?  UPDATE  5/24/18   Hawaii DOH-CWB issued an alert for Cove Park today: The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Cove Park, Maui. Levels of 2005 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health […]

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KULANIHAKOI RIVER GULCH BRIDGE PROJECT GOES BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD!!

Final permit application reveals major flaw 5/22/18 #kihei This afternoon, we met at Public Works Director David Goode’s facility on the fourth floor with him and his engineers, Ty Takeno and Wendy Kobashigawa, as he responded to our request to discuss the contentious project. Director Goode opened the meeting with a bombshell announcement that in […]

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DOH ISSUED WARNING TODAY FOR COVE PARK

5/24/18 #kihei  The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Cove Park, Maui. Levels of 2005 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because testing […]

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2 1/2 Months To Finish New Kihei Charter School

May 22, 2018  #kihei #charterschool Chief Orchestrator Gene Zarro treated us to a tour of the rapidly developing new campus of the Kihei Charter School at the top of Lipoa. Amazing that so much can happen so quickly and with such coordination in our little town, and especially when it comes to building a school! […]

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New Traffic Signal at Kulanihakoi Street and Pi’ilani Highway possible next month

Temporary fix to facilitate construction of new school 5/18/2018 #kihei This morning at 9:30 AM several KCA directors assembled at our office to meet Robin Shishido, the new District Engineer for the the State Department of Transportation (DOT) for Maui County. He had reached out to us earlier this month suggesting we meet to discuss […]

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May 15 General Membership Meeting likely last at Kihei Charter Middle School

Four popular topics presented to a very engaged, but manini turnout 5/16/18 #kihei Last evening’s general membership meeting, likely the last after several years hosted at the Kihei Charter Middle School facility before they relocate “up the hill”, brought out about fifty Association and community members, including two new political candidates for both State offices […]

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UPDATE Shouldn’t the voters decide on their government?

UPDATE!  5/16/18 #Kihei   After listening to Monday’s (5/14) PIA meeting discussion, it is our conclusion that in a future meeting of this Council committee, this matter will be on the agenda later this month or early June. If we have this right, we express mahalo to Yuki Lei.  Thus you may want to modify to […]

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Kulanihakoi River Bridge proposal was discussed Monday 5/14/2018 in Council Chambers at IEM, but no firm conclusion yet

5/14/18 #kihei This afternoon, we participated at Chair Elle Cochran’s Infrastructure and Environmental Management (IEM) Council committee for item IEM-43 – our longstanding proposals and actions for a much less expensive yet improved action to replace the deteriorated box culvert in the Kulanihakoi river gulch. While the item examines the contract awarded to Wilson Okamoto Corporation […]

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The next action for the Kulanihakoi River Bridge proposal is Monday afternoon 5/14

5/10/18 #kihei After Maui News’ front page coverage last month of community proposals and actions for a much less expensive yet improved way to replace the deteriorated box culvert in the Kulanihakoi river gulch, we are preparing for the next step. This Monday afternoon at 1:30 PM in the Council’s eighth floor chambers, committee chair […]

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KCA PUBLIC MEETING THIS TUESDAY EVENING 5/15/2018 AT 6:30 PM

5/13/18 #kihei Is there any concerned citizen anywhere who is NOT aware that Tuesday at 6:30 PM is this month’s General Membership meeting? Well if you are that one guy, now you know too. The agenda includes the opportunity to learn about the County’s Kihei Transportation study; the latest on the bridge vs box culvert […]

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What’s UP? Kihei School Construction sure is!

5/5/18 #kihei So on Cinco de Mayo morning we took a look at the top of the R & T Park on Lipoa Parkway for the new Charter School : WOW! After groundbreaking on 12/30/16, http://gokihei.org/volunteer/a-new-school-breaks-ground-in-kihei-this-morning, look at us now. Many of the naysayers all last year    http://gokihei.org/volunteer/kihei-high-school-to-open-in-2018-it-sure-looks-like-this-one-will who forecast there was no way for […]

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MECO meeting regarding proposed detention basin at Maalaea

5/1/18 #kihei KCA wishes to express our appreciation to MECO for inviting us to this presentation, described as an informational meeting on a Maui Electric project at our power generation station in Ma‘alaea. The project involves the installation of a retention basin at the site and the project manager was to be sharing an overview […]

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