Author: Mike Moran

May General Membership Meeting May 21 at 6:30 PM at St. Theresa’s

SPECIAL DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIP STILL AVAILABLE! 5/13/19 #kihei #kca #members #meeting The third Tuesday is May 21, so we will be back thankfully at St. Teresa Church Schwartz Hall for our bimonthly general membership meeting commencing at 6:30 PM. You DO know about the membership special limited-time offer, right? If you don’t, keep reading! Bur first, looking back:  were you one of the disappointed, discouraged attendees at the Community Center where we witnessed the unveiling of the Draft Kihei Master Drainage Plan in 2017? Afterward, we had suggested that the Department of Public Works (DPW) contract with Dr. Amanda Cording of...

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South Maui Community Park has a Proposed “Final” Plan But No Definitive Date of Completion

5/9/19 #kihei #southmaui On May 8th, the County Parks Department offered their  “final” plan for the next phase of the South Maui Community Park at a 4:30 pm meeting. While the plan’s current phase features opening the long-awaited gymnasium, that gymnasium is not yet complete. There is a grand opening for this phase of the South Maui Community Park planned toward the end of this summer. The Department states that the rest of the land, extending south to Welakahao, will be developed in large segments and the finer details will be decided along the way. We can see the...

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Maui Court Case on Injection Wells May Go before the US Supreme Court this Fall

COULD THIS REALLY BE A NATIONAL LANDMARK CASE FOR THE CLEAN WATER ACT? 5/9/18 #kihei    At 6:00 PM on May 8th, there was a presentation by Earthjustice, a non-profit public interest organization at the Maui Ocean Center. The “Sea Talk”, a longstanding and free community event offered by the Maui Ocean Center, was led by David Henkin, Earthjustice’s Hawaii-based attorney. Henkin’s topic was the long ongoing lawsuit brought against Maui County regarding its potential violation of the federal Clean Water Act for the continued use of the injection wells in West Maui. Henkin serves as the counsel for...

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MECO substation construction expands out into the community

Substation connections go under the Pi’ilani Hwy into North Kihei residential neighborhood UPDATE 5/9/18 Finally after about six months, we see all the heavy equipment removed from this residential area, as the under highway drilling (trencheless) work seems to be pau for MECO substation.  BUT that is only one phase as apparently much more construction needs to be done on both sides of the highway!                         UPDATE  1/10/19 #kihei   This morning more heavy equipment was squeezed in to this area between Kaiola Pl and the Pi’ilani Hwy to ...

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BICYCLE RIDE OF SILENCE SOUTH MAUI SATURDAY MAY 18th

5/5/19 #kihei Did you know that May is National Bike Month? National Bike Month is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, which was founded in 1956. The intent of this month was to encourage more people to give bicycling a try and to discover the many benefits of cycling. Additionally, back in 2003, a worldwide event was established to honor bicyclists who were killed while cycling. A ghost ride is a memorial group bicycle ride as a tribute to fallen cyclists, and the “ride of silence” adds the solemn feature that the riders ride in silence, usually without...

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Next Community Meeting

May 21, 2019

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


KCA welcomes Amanda Cording to update us on the alternative plan she is working on for the South Maui Drainage Plan, offering a Low Impact Design instead of additional concrete culverts and stream diversions.


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