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Orion’s Title 19 “Zoning Code Audit” Report offered Thursday Afternoon

10/20/17  #kihei  At 3:00 PM Thursday, a half dozen reps from community organizations assembled in the County Planning room to  hear a report of  conclusions and recommendations based on Orion’s analysis of the County planning process as well as input from numerous groups (ours was just one of several) gathered at the first series of […]

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KCA one of two to testify at HHT Committee on housing and lack of it

10/20/17  #kihei Yesterday afternoon before a sparse audience, Committee Chair Crivello called the meeting to order about 2:00 PM. Long time affordable housing advocate Stan Franco speaking for FACE Maui was the first testifier. He generally reminded committee members of the dire need for it, and while there are many proposed projects, no guarantee they […]

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A TEMPORARY 0.5% GE TAX SURCHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION ON MAUI?

UPDATE  10/20/17 MEETING THIS MORNING: THE TOPIC WAS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE Stay tuned 10/15/17 #kihei Most people on Maui seem to agree that we need better transportation infrastructure. When looking at motor vehicle transportation, who does not see the challenge getting over the Pali to the westside? If you head to the North shore, the […]

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What’s New, Maui Lu??

  10/17/17 #kihei You may recall this latest version of the refurbished visitor development by Hilton was expected to break ground JAN 2016, then JAN 2017 and now JAN 2018. Time will tell. But this morning this brave man was trimming many of the towering Coconut Palms along the North Kihei shoreline with fierce tradewinds blowing. […]

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ALLIANCE OF MAUI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS LOOKS AT MEDICARE FOR ALL

“Everybody In, Nobody Out” Improved Medicare For All – Dr. Leslie Gise 10/16/17 #kihei With a weak turnout of just eleven, our three directors of course led the way with solid representation, which included the Kula, Pukalani and Haiku Associations, at this month’s meeting of the Alliance of Maui Community Associations. Dr Leslie Gise, a […]

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County Council begins process to ban reef killing chemicals in care products

KCA has been all over this issue going back to last year, and hopes County legislators succeed where State failed 10/16/17 #kihei Elle Cochran leads the environmental way with her IED committee once again this afternoon with a proposed bill that would ban any product (mostly sunscreen) that contained Oxybenzone and Octinoxate. Countless testifiers, including […]

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Parks & Rec schedule second public meeting at Kenolio

Get the facts and be part of the solution! 10/11/17 #kihei The County Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the next round of community open houses for the Maui County Parks District Plans will be held this month, and the South Maui one is set for 5:00 PM on Friday, October 27 at the […]

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MCPC gives unanimous approval to Honuaula Request

KCA submitted testimony on two items 10/10/17 #kihei Brief Examination Of Honuaula Affordable Housing Move By Bare Quorum Of Five Commissioners In the county Planning Department conference room this morning, we submitted testimony to the planning commission on two items. The first was ITEM D, 2 HONUAULA PARTNERS requested amendment on location of required workforce […]

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SOUTH KIHEI ROAD RESURFACING STARTS THIS MONDAY (10/16/17)-

UPDATE-10/10/17  It’s on again. With a big mahalo to Maui Kupono Builders for the consistent flow of information, we alert you that  the pavement reconstruction work on SKR is set to commence this Monday, 10/16/17.  (BTW, you can blame the Maui County Fair for the delay. Remember this project is to be done at night, […]

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UPDATE: Construction beginning soon*** MECO fence going up, just after years of the Sarofim Mall fence finally came down

UPDATE 10/10/17  THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY MECO TODAY REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF THE SUBSTATION IN NORTH KIHEI CONTACT: Shayna Decker, 808-871-2339 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE shayna.decker@mauielectric.com Maui Electric to start construction of new Ka‘ono‘ulu Substation KAHULUI, Oct. 10, 2017 – Maui Electric Company will begin construction this month of the Ka‘ono‘ulu Substation on the […]

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