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Island Wide Flooding Survey Visits Kihei

12/12/17 #kihei On Tuesday morning we saw this survey team moving northbound on South Kihei Road at first fronting the Maui Lu, and later at the intersection with Ohukai, where we inquired about the purpose of their work. A friendly gentleman advised they were using the latest digital equipment for a “flooding” survey around the […]

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Council’s LUC votes No on Kihei Wellness

Fourth meeting this year runs over four hours 12/13/17 #kihei Shortly before 6 PM this evening, the 9 member LU committee voted 5-4 to not approve the Planning’ Director’s proposed bill to grant a change of zoning request from residential to business to develop the Kihei Wellness Center, a medical/office building at 1488 South Kihei […]

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False Alarm on Maui Lu Makai This Morning

Coconut wireless fake news squelched 12/10/17 #kihei Another bit of misinformation and alarm in Kihei (seems to be a lot of that around recently) was investigated by KCA before 10 o’clock this morning. Apparently instigated by some loud “crushing” sounds emanating at the lone remaining makai building of the long closed resort early Sunday, we […]

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Kihei High School to open in 2018? It sure looks like this one will.

Name debate continues, but one is under construction and one is not 12/9/17 #kihei “I’m the Kihei High School.” “NO! I’m the real Kihei High School.” Will the real Kihei High School please stand up? Are you old enough to remember the old TV game panel show, To Tell The Truth? Well we only have […]

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Council Member Kelly King’s 4th quarter meeting with KCA BoD this morning

Most of the 2018 Directors also participated 12/7/17 #kihei At the KCA office at 10 o’clock the BOD welcomed Councilor Kelly King to receive her update in exchange for our offered input and concerns in the final quarterly meeting for 2017. Some of the topics: Kulanihakoi River Bridge Replacement We presented our proposal for a […]

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County Council decides to not decide today on some of the major community concerns

Oxybenzone in sunscreen; employment control of Councilor’s staff; firing Director Taylor and sand mining moratorium all for another day 12/4/17 #kihei We ask understanding that our volunteer time is limited, but we do our best to keep the community informed, so this is what we understand transpired today. Public testimony took ALL day until 7:00 […]

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Council’s Agenda 12/2/2017 Creates Perfect Storm for Community Concern

NUMEROUS “HOT BUTTON” ITEMS INDUCED NEARLY 100 TO TESTIFY 12/2/17 #kihei Occasionally we note a large turn out at a government meeting because of an issue of much community concern. But when an agenda of over 50 items has perhaps a half dozen such items for a single meeting, you might incur a massive response, […]

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Kihei Wellness back here Wednesday! Council’s LUC meeting continues day after site visit, but no conclusion

Extensive public input at site supplemented in chambers with none in favor of zoning change 12/8/17  UPDATE  This Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 this project is back seeking Change of Zoning in Council chambers. You chance to voice (or write) you opinion 11/15/17 #kihei In chambers, the Council’s Land Use Committee was called back into session just […]

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Council’s Planning Committee addresses two of three items Thursday morning

Ironic situation as far as reliable meeting participation 11/30/17 #kihei Contained in the first item, PC-5, was a proposal concerning absences by an unpaid volunteer CPAC member from future advisory committee meetings. We expect most agree that reliable participation is necessary for efficient process. Ironically, the County Council Planning Committee composed of seven paid officials […]

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Another Quality Informative Website Focused on Our Area

11/28/17 #kihei We are very proud of our website, and we receive countless complements about it. We commend our all volunteer team members  who make it happen. We continuously encourage  anyone to check it often if they want to be aware of what is happening in South Maui. But today we want you to look […]

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