Author: Mike Moran

KCA meets with County Planning Department

County Planning Director Will Spence and KCA President Jon Miller show mutual appreciation and respect after a July 7 meeting at the director’s office in Wailuku with a heavy discussion of how the two entities can work together to improve the quality of Kihei’s development. There was particular concern with near future plans for commencement of commercial development mauka of the Pi’ilani Highway, and Mau Electric’s plans for new transmission lines across Kihei. While much of the meeting invlolved very serious discussions and concerns, as one can observe, there was room for some...

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MECO Reveals Plans to Install 70+ Foot Power Lines on Pi’ilani Highway

MECO has expressed their desire to install 70+ foot transmission lines along the Pi’ilani Highway at a cost of approximately 20 million dollars to be passed onto rate payers.  MECO asserts that the new transmission lines are required to increase stability of the electrical grid and to accommodate new development in South Maui. It was a full house this morning as Munekiyo & Hiraga representatives Mike Munekiyo and Cheryl Okuma opened the meeting with an explanation of two MECO substations to be developed in Kihei, as well as an update on the Maalaea-Kamali’i Transmission Line. Ryan Powell, system designer, was...

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NOW is the time to sign up for a KCA Committee

Sure, you want to participate in making Kihei a better place to live, and what better way than to sign up for a committee that is concentratiing on your area of most concern. But it’s such a hassel, right? NOT any more. Just click on the button below, fill in a few blanks and you will be contacted about serving on a committee! Your choice, but the hot one now is the new Street Tree committee.. Mahalo....

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Bike Path to be completed in July29- Blessing at 11 AM

Furlough Friday for State and County workers had no effect on the contracted workers of GFB on June 24, as they continued working from each end at Waipuilani and Lipoa along Liloa. However the central portion arond Pi’ikea still has much to be done before the expected grand opening in July, 2011. While it may not look like a modern bicycle path just yet, as we come up on the Memorial day weekend, Goodfellow Brothers Co are hard at work makai of Liloa constructing the long awaited first segemnt of the bike path/greenway extending from Waipuilani to Liloa, with a forecast of a July 20, 2011 opening. ...

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Videos and Recap of June 21, 2011 Community Meeting

The meeting commenced  with introductions and announcements by Steve Cordova, followed by an explantion of the ongoing beach area volunteer projects by Bob Richardson, and Andrew Beerer’s informing about the KCA website. The three Association board members then turned the meeting to horored guest,Maui county Director of the Department of Transportation, Joann Johnson Winer, who offered an informative presentation on the Maui Bus System, “one of the fastest groiwing in the country.”Next Kihei area elected representatives County Coucilman Don Couch and area state representative George Fonaine each offered a brief presentation concerning their respective legislative body updates.  The next segment was a panel discussion inclufing Director Winer with State DOT represenative Charlene Shubuya, moderated by KCA President Jon Miller. The meeting was then open for questions from the audience, before the meeting was closed by Steve, who announced the July 19th meeting would again welcome back Couch and Fontaine, and also include State Senator Roz Baker. The topic will be water related environmental issues, welcoming Robin Knox of the South Maui Watershed Coalition and Water Department Director, Dave Taylor. See you there. A extensive report on the meeting is set to appear in the 6/30/11 edition of the Maui...

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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.

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