Author: Mike Moran

Final County Candidate Forum 2018 Had Fair Turnout

COUNTY COUNCIL CANDIDATES ADDRESS SOUTH MAUI COMMUNITY 10/17/18 #kihei Remember the important election date November 20 when the KCA membership will elect the KCA 2019 board of directors.  And oh yes, there is that other election on November 6 also. Of course we have no way to measure how our candidate forums affect elections, but our hope is more South Maui guys will register and vote for their favored candidate in every contest. By using the final one for this year to expose Council candidates from outside our district to offer their opinions and knowledge of our part of the...

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Kamaole Beach Park I Makai Parking Lot to Close for Upgrades

  Kamaole Beach Park I Makai Parking Lot to Close for Upgrades   WAILUKU, Maui – The South Maui Parking Lots Improvements Project will impact parking at several lots during upgrades, starting with Kamaole Beach Park I makai side Oct. 22 through Nov. 2; and Nov. 13 for final restriping. Park users are asked to be aware of construction activities and follow all posted signage, the county Department of Parks & Recreation said.   The Kamaole I mauka parking lot at the intersection of Alanui Ke Alii and South Kihei Road  will remain open during this time.   Awarded...

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Kaiwahine Village 100% Truly Affordable Rental Project – THIRD TIME WAS THE CHARM!

Twice delayed by hurricanes that never hit Kihei, today it was all blue skies and happiness all around Kaiwahine 10/4/18 #kihei  With Governor David Ige as a special guest, the site blessing kicked off just after 11:30 AM, even though land clearing and grubbing began over a week ago. Kihei and perhaps all of Maui is looking forward to a really affordable rental housing project which will remain so at least this century while expecting move-ins by 2020. The speeches were refreshingly brief, and we truly appreciate the kind words expressed for us by Council Member Kelly King and...

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NOW is the time: what do you believe is needed concerning multimodal transportation in Kihei

Cutoff for input is Halloween 10/31/18 10/05/18 #kihei We have reported on the Kihei Sub Area Transportation Study conducted by the Maui County Public Works since its inception last year. They now have reached the point in the process with online outreach to the community, so here is your opportunity to express your needs, The online open house is ready for public review and feedback.  To access the site, please use the link on the County of Maui, Department of Public Works website. Here is the direct link: https://ch2mhill.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=b295f7b5e70b4331888e69d4f4eb4083&folderid=a812cf232b8a4de1ad97519170728a16 Scroll WAY down to the bottom & click here to provide...

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KULANIHAKOI RIVER CROSSING PLAN FRONT PAGE MAUI NEWS

                KCA appreciates the Maui News seeking our input on this controversial county government project. For some historical perspective, see  : http://gokihei.org/?s=Kulanihakoi+bridge    October 07, 2018      Bridge project is delayed Controversial plan that drew resident criticism could now take years LOCAL NEWS OCT 7, 2018 MELISSA TANJI Staff Writer mtanji@mauinews.com           A truck passes over the Kulanihakoi bridge in this photo taken in June. The county’s plan to replace the four bridge culverts with six, along with a concrete bridge structure, ran into community opposition and new flood...

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Next Community Meeting

November 20, 2018

6:30 To 8:00 at Saint Theresa Church at 25 West Lipoa Street.

 

This month’s theme is education. Department of Education Complex Area Superintendent Kathleen Dimono will give a brief presentation and solicit the community’s opinions on schools in our area. We will also hear what is happening with the new High School and with the new Kihei Charter School building.

 

And if that is not enough, we will also be presenting the KCA Wiliwili Award to a long-time defender of things that matter to all of us – the ʻāina, kai, and ʻohana.

 

Membership not required but encouraged, as are donations for Food Bank.

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Check out Dick Mayer's presentation on development planned for South Maui on this page.

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