KCA recommends you attend FEMA meeting at KCC on THIS Thursday

Many of you are aware there has been much community discussion about the validity of South Maui’s FEMA flood maps. It is our understanding that FEMA does not create their own maps, but accepts the local government ones, in our case, that is Maui County maps. In response to a direct question, Councilman Don Couch […]

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In what may be the greatest attended meeting since inception over the three years ago, about 30 attendees filled the Kaunoa Senior Center meeting room to hear about a “Water Use and Development Plan” (WUDP) with invited guests State Water Commissioner Jonathan Starr (also a Kaupo Community Association Board Member) and Council Member, and Chair […]

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Community questions answered at July 21 General Membership; many beyond original meeting scope

Parks and Recreation proved popular topic At his first KCA Membership meeting, Ka’ala Buenconsejo, the newest Parks & Rec Director, was a pleasant guest. He opened the meeting with a presentation highlighting the proposed Kihei gym and and some general comments about S Maui Parks, and answered a wide variety of audience questions. What seemed […]

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Maui County road repairs this week in Kihei

  So now it is our turn for several repairs, scheduled to commence Monday 7/27/15 at 8:00 AM: 1. Long discussed Kanani Street has just one section at this time between Kanakanui and Auhana Roads  (It’s a start) 2. Kaiola Pl from Ohukai  Rd. to Koki Pl. . Ironic as the very poor roadway section […]

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Many of you know biodiesel fuel utilizes used cooking oil and grease as the basis of its composition. Pacifc Biodiesel , which earlier this month acquired Big Island Biodiesel, began operation twenty years ago on Maui, and has consistently grown. But we see they continue with one their earliest endeavors, collecting cooking residue from […]

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September 13 General Membership meeting is a PARTY!

UPDATE  7/19/15 – Sounds good so far, but what is this going to cost me? KCA     That depends of the size of your heart, and how willing you are to help community members who may be less fortunate. The admission price is a reasonable donation to the Maui Food Bank (MFB) Giving consideration that […]

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  UPDATE  7/6/15  Newspaper poll on cane burning  UPDATE 7/2/15     The Maui News caught up with KCA this morning with a front page professionally  written article on this topic.. The article contained first mention we have seen in our local newspaper concerning the Kihei meeting this past Tuesday.  See . In the article the […]

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FACEBOOK revitalized by KCA NOW!

The following in a overhear conversion (simcon*) recently at Kamaole Park III in Kihei. My friend told me I should check out this KCA, what’s it, Kihei Community Association?, so I went Facebook an it is way out of date. Whoa, you better check it out again, dude; they are all over it NO way […]

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Mary, Mike, Jeanne, Adele,Patricia, Emily, Pat, Daniel and Linda

Unfortunate news for our Community

We have learned that while she will remain with MPD, our very well appreciated & respected Community Police Officer Emily Kibby will no longer fill that duty. She has served us for a few years in that position, and was joined just over a year ago by a fellow officer, John Akana. As officer Akana […]

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UPDATE 7/2/15  More of the same. Defendant asked judge for new public lawyer, but was denied. Indications are he may choose to refuse any agreement, and go to trial. Next hearing is set for July 13 at 8:30 AM UPDATE 7/1/15 Once again more delays, with yet another hearing scheduled tomorrow 7/2/15 at 9:00 AM. […]

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WOW! Talk about Drawing a Large Crowd

Several hundred show up for “Cane Burning; You have a right to Clear Air.”. The community center big room was choke, the parking lot overflowing and after waiting about 15 minutes to commence, still having guys pouring in, Terez Amato kicked of the meeting, wisely deciding there was no point in any more delay.   […]

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MECO Advises, “Be Prepared.” Are you?

Are you prepared when the power goes out? MECO has prepared two “fliers” that offers practical advice for when that occurs- See below.   They also have a very credible handbook offered free to you to down load at   You know a large segment of the July 21 KCA General Membership meeting is […]

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LARGE turnout at Council’s Planning Committee

Thursday morning meeting (6/18/15) stirs strong feeling about County’s Community and General Plans and effect of land zoning ordinances on them. Your Association had four directors present and testifying among the nearly forty testifiers, at an unusual meeting. Some out of the “out of the ordinary” aspects were there seemed little community awareness of the […]

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