UPDATE! Megamall Site Visit 3/9/17 ++++++++ What is Up with the other Kihei Large Proposed Projects??

#kihei  2/17/17  OK we told you to stay tuned, so here is first news. The State Land Use Commission will do a “site visit”  mauka Pi’ilani Highway near Kaonoulu on Thursday, March 9 (no time announced yet) for the Pi’ilani Promenade, aka MegaMall. We attended a prior one at same location back in August of […]

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Once again North Kihei intersection experiences stormwater effect

Kaonoulu and SKR closed by DPW today as Kulanihakoi Gulch floods the area and spills into the kai #kihei #brownwater 2/12/17  Yes, here we go again. Last night’s and this morning’s rainstorm gave this area near the Whale Sanctuary and the Maui Lu Resort another dose of brown storm water full of “who knows what.” […]

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KCA back at Whale Day after several years’ absence

Marine Water Quality Study information spurs strong interest. #kihei 2/18/17 KCA volunteers supported our organization’s effort on Saturday by hosting a two person booth located in “eco-alley” at the annual #WorldWhaleDay, #PacificWhaleFoundation’s (PWF) event on the north side of Kalama Park. Alley goers stopped at the booth to examine the oversized three posters of three […]

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Standstill on Hawaiian and Environmental Expertise on the Planning Commission

#Maui #CountyCouncil 2/17/2017   There were three items on the agenda of the Planning Committee yesterday (chaired by our new South Maui representative Kelly King). The second of them was for extending and scheduling the Molokai Plan update (the Council has done NOTHING on it since receiving it in May last year, and by law […]

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MARINE DEBRIS ON NORTH KIHEI BEACH

We need to protect our sea creatures from man-made debris. #kihei 2/15/17 Serendipitously with this morning’s front page Maui News featuring the heroic efforts of Ed Lyman, the Sanctuary’s whale entanglement response coordinator, SEE: http://gokihei.org/environment/a-hero-in-our-midst-right-here-on-maui, we encountered this segment of the dreaded matter along the shoreline in North Kihei. While this may not be large […]

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A Public Presentation draws about 60 on 217-unit condo in South Kihei on Thursday

 Kamaole Grand: 6:30 PM at St Theresa’s Church Hall on 2/9/17. #kihei    KCA Board nearly had a quorum along with several members. UPDATE 2/9/16 The required public meeting for land owners within 500 ‘ of the project had about sixty guys in the room at St T’s Church for the power point presentation delivered […]

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Oneloa Coalition Meeting on Tuesday

As Makena Resort development gets so much attention, the volunteer group Oneloa Coalition continues to protect and improve the State Park ”next door.” #kihei    2/7/17 Are you aware of the Oneloa Coalition (OC)? KCA is one of the nine volunteer groups which formed an alliance, in conjunction with the DLNR, to preserve and protect […]

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Ross replacing Hilo Hattie’s in Kihei

 #kihei   After over two years of vacancy at Pi’ilani, here comes Ross Long time Hilo Hattie’s spot to be filled by Ross Dress for Less retail. Yes, it is quite a different product seemingly aimed at dissimilar clientele, but now we”ll see how this long established retailer in Kahului does in our area. Is […]

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Honu Resting at Kalepolepo Park Beach

Not a fish from the fishpond, nor a Humpback from the Sanctuary #kihei  2/6/17  Yes,  it is right at the edge of the fishpond and right in front of the Whale Sanctuary complex, but no, it is not a kohol?, nor an a’i, just a big sea turtle resting on the sand, catching a few rays. Someone did […]

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THIS MORNING’S TOWN MEETING: OUR SENATOR BAKER OFFERS STATE LEGISLATIVE 2017 UPDATE

#kihei 2/6/17  The town meeting at Kihei Charter Middle School started right on time at 10:00AM on FEB 4, with about 20 guys attending to hear from our State Senator, swelling to 30 as the meeting progressed. KCA was well represented with three Directors & several community members. Perhaps because of the perceived age of those […]

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Updating overdue Community Plan and the second year of Maui MPO topics at first Alliance Meeting

#kihei  1/31/17 Last evening your Community Association gathered with several other similar organizations at the first 2017 Alliance of Maul Community Associations (Alliance) monthly meeting in Spreckelsville. Additionally two of our newly elected Council members, our Kelly King and Yuki Lei Sugimura were attending to hear Planner Jen Maydan present to the group, while joined […]

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2017 STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE BY OUR SENATOR BAKER SATURDAY

#kihei   *****Kihei Charter Middle School at 10:00 AM on FEB 4, 2017***** As the County Council’s uproarious commencement seemed to dominate the political landscape across Maui, the State Legislature 2017 session start got short shrift. But here is a quick information solution for our area offered by our long-term State Senator Roz Baker, an […]

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