Author: Mike Moran

STATE DOH ISSUES BROWN WATER ALERT FOR ALL OF MAUI

UPDATE 2/11/19  A NEW ADVISORY WAS DECLARED TODAY 2/3/19 #Kihei  Note- File pictures, not current conditions A Brown Water Advisory has been issued for the Island of Maui. Heavy rain has resulted in stormwater runoff entering into coastal waters. The public is advised to stay out of flood waters and storm water runoff due to possible overflowing cesspools, sewer, manholes, pesticides, animal fecal matter, dead animals, pathogens, chemicals, and associated flood debris. Not all coastal areas may be impacted by runoff, however, if the water is brown stay out. Continue to practice good personal hygiene and follow-up with your...

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It’s the Water, Stupid: Mahi Pono hasn’t told the public what it plans to plant, but demands the water to do it anyway

MAUI TIME CONTINUES REPORTS ON THIS HUGE ISLAND WIDE PROJECT BY DEBORAH CAULFIELD RYBAK [MauiTime first broke the story of the sale of Alexander & Baldwin’s old sugarcane lands in November 2018. Our ongoing Changing Maui: Mahi Pono series investigates the new owners of these massive land holdings and the changes they will bring to Maui. It is part of Changing Maui, a larger series on the changes facing Maui County.] Well, the Mahi Pono charm offensive is over. Just five weeks after buying 56,000 acres of Maui farmland and watershed for $262 million, the California-controlled, Canadian pension fund-bankrolled corporation...

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FIRST 2019 ALLIANCE MEETING TALKS TO MAHI PONO

1/29/19 #kihei THE ALLIANCE OF MAUI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS (Alliance), which first met back in 2012, continues its monthly meetings covering a wide spectrum of topics and issues. Yesterday evening examined a huge island wide issue, the future of almost 60,000 acres of land purchased from A & B (mostly former sugar cane plantation fields and East Maui watershed lands) by the newly formed Mahi Pono. Mahi Pono is represented on Maui by former Lt Governor Shan Tsutsui  as Vice President of Operations. A&B?s total holdings on Maui before the sale were 65,700 acres. Also representing this company were Ryan...

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South Maui Community Park options to be presented next Thursday, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Kenolio Recreation Center, 131 S. Kihei Road.

1/29/19 #kihei Do you have an opinion on the future development of our expanding community park? The Parks and Recreation Department will offer three concepts for the undeveloped portion of the South Maui Community Park at a public meeting at the Kenolio Recreation Center, 131 S. Kihei Road, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on February 7th.  All of the proposed concepts include a small, outdoor amphitheater; open space; walking paths; sports courts; a sports field and more parking, said parks department planner David Yamashita. The differences among the three plans are the amount of open space, type of sports fields,...

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FIRST 2019 COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETING DRAWS NUMEROUS TESTIFIERS: WHO WERE THEY?

  1/24/19 #kihei It took all day for over seventy attendees, including community representatives from the KCA, to testify before the first Governance, Ethics and Transparency (GET) committee meeting yesterday. The topic under discussion was the appointment of seven administrative department directors for the new administration. We noted quite a number of county employees participating, which raised some questions on motivation. For example, we do not have an exact count, but it certainly very close to all seventeen deputy corporation counselors from the same department of the Corporation Counsel. The Department of Corporation Counsel’s role is to support Maui County...

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Next Community Meeting

March 19, 2019

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

What can we expect in new transportation options in South Maui? How about a North-South Collector Road to offload from Piilani Highway and South Kihei Road? Lauren Armstrong (Executive Director of the Metropolitan Planning Organization) will talk about what is in the works.

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