Author: Mike Moran

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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Mayor Arakawa Meets with KCA BOD 6/13/11 Regarding trees on South Kihei Road

        PRESS RELEASE FROM KIHEI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 6/14/11 Mayor Arakawa’s meeting with KCA Board of Directors on the trees on South Kihei Road The KCA board would like to express our appreciation to Mayor Arakawa and his staff for meeting with us on Monday concerning the fate of the four monkey pod trees on So. Kihei Road. We value the fact that the administration took the time to meet with the local community to help structure a plan moving forward. The KCA board asked for, and the mayor agreed, that the four trees will not be removed during the time necessary for the community association to help design a comprehensive street tree program for South Kihei Rd. The KCA is proposing the formation of a street tree committee that will be charged with helping to design a overall street tree plan for the community. The committee will be working with the mayor’s executive assistant John Buck on this process. Mayor Arakawa also committed to fund this process with the amount of funding dependent on the proposals made by the committee. Eventually, after the plan is in place and we are well on our way towards planting many trees, it might be necessary to remove certain trees to accommodate the infrastructure required for South Kihei Rd. The administration has assured the KCA that our new street tree...

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Fate of Monkey Pod Trees on S Kihe Road

Here’s how the Monkey Pod Tree grove along So Kihei road presently appears, with the majesty of the four challanged trees and their roots exposed for examination. The community awaits the decision of the mayor on the fate of the four  40 + year old trees, whose roots have been upsetting the sidewalk built over them. The county arborist says remove the trees, but an independent arborist advises the trees can be saved and offers how to do so. What is Mayor Arakawa’s decision?  Stay tuned. ...

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Development Projections Meeting Recap 5/17/11

After a brief tutorial by education committee chair Andrew Beerer on our ever improving website, the three guests, G- Pac Vice- chair Dick Mayor, Council member Don Couch and ranch representative Rory Frampton each addressed the topic on growth and development in South Maui, including an extensive informative power point by professor Mayor. An audience of approximate 100 were very attentive, and offered numerous inqueries and comments , extending the meeting much beyond the schedule time. Community members are welcome to submit comments to the KCA website.For a complete report of this meeting, see the May 26 edition of the Maui Weekly....

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Next Community Meeting

January 15, 2019

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

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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