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NEW Kihei local farm stand opens mauka Pi’ilani Hwy.

This morning (12/20/14) we stopped to check out this brand new Kihei business, or more accurately an expansion of the existing business. The partners who have operated the Maui Tropical Algae Farm decided to open a Maui only Farm Stand operating seven days a week from 9:00AM to 6:00 PM in front of their farm. […]

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KCA TESTIFIED IN SUPPORT OF THE MPQ AND WAS HEARD BY COUNCIL

UPDATE County Council Votes in Favor!!                                                         (12/19/14) This morning the last County Council of 2014 saw the eight members present unanimously vote in support of the MPQ, […]

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SUCCESS! Is KCA the Kihei Community Action? Safe walking to school?

UPDATE  12/20/14  Having indications that after numerous efforts most of this week, the DPW signal technician may have solved the challenge to assure that the flashing beacons would remain functioning properly, we monitored all four signals several times this morning, and they have continue working properly. We will continue to test them, but seems the strong […]

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First Kula Aha Moku Meeting in Kihei on Tuesday

A few KCA guys were fortunate to be invited to the Aha Moku meeting, which serendipitously occurred on “the third Tuesday of the month” at the Kihei Charter Middle School. Ke’eaumoku Kapu traveled down from the west side with his wife Uilani, to conduct the meeting, which after the opening pule offered by Vernon Kalanikau, […]

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IS THIS AN IMPROVEMENT? CHECK IT OUT, THEN VOTE

Over the years, KCA had advocated for a series of roundabouts along SKR where we have the three traffic signals spanning Pi’ikea to Lipoa. While we still believe this is the way to go, without the political way to make this progressive step, we commend DPW Director David Goode for an attempted improvement by synchronizing […]

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Kihei’s La’ie wetlands environmental project in February

  UPDATE for your LONG term environmental planning and your 2015 calendar . This time KCA is not an organized participating partner, but individuals sure can join in February see http://gokihei.org/news/laie-wetland-volunteers-needed http://gokihei.org/environment/fowl-at-laie-wetland-restoration-project Save the Date! Saturday, Feb 21st from 8:30am-11am. Maui Nui Marine Resource Council is happy to announce a volunteer opportunity at La’ie Wetlands […]

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Maui News Viewpoint on December 2, 2014

  Changes needed to make South Maui a walkable and bikeable community VIEWPOINT December 2, 2014 The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             As far as I can determine, the initial concept of the north-south collector road across Kihei was first proposed over 30 years ago when […]

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Announcement is not related to KCA, but may be of interest to our bicycling community

While we are in no way affiliated  with this, but in our continuing effort to achieve a walkable/bikeable community in South Maui, we offer the following announcement. Maui Bicycling League Established, New Membership Meeting December 19, 2014  by mauibicyclealliance Maui Bicycling League Established To Help Make Maui Friendlier and Safer for Bicyclists and Pedestrians New Membership […]

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HOT TOPIC MAKES ATTENTIVE MEETING TO CLOSE 2014

UPDATE  11/25/14     Meeting shown in its entirety  several times  on Akaku, Maui Community TV channels 53, 54 or 55 NOW. To get exact show times, go to  http://akaku.org/akaku-program-guides/  Check each of the 3 channels for various viewing times on your TV or computer. The rapt attention of most every one of the over eighty […]

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Will THIS plan yield a more pedestrian friendly Maui?

We attended this free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents, “You Can Help Make a Better Maui,” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. last Friday (11/21/14) in Wailuku. The event was hosted by Sandy McGuinness of Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, (NPAC) and Marivil Fabregas of AARP Hawai’i.    […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

When we have the time and opportunity, we try to explore important events beyond South Maui. Sometimes we can offer support as what happens in other areas can at potentially affect our area, or make us aware of what could possibly happen in ours . This week we traveled to the MACC for an State […]

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Is Walgreens coming to Kïhei?

While there is no definitive answer to this question at this time, they are certainly considering it. For the second time, representatives of the firm met with our Design Review Committee (DRC), most recently on Tuesday morning November 18, 2014, with a scheduled meeting with the County Planning Department that afternoon. The prior meeting last […]

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KCA lost a good friend

UPDATE:  11/17/14    As a simple tribute to her memory, this plaque is affixed to a KCA  Kalama Park bench at the oceanfront in the central part of the park fronting the parking lot between the ball fields and the playground area.                             […]

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