Author: Mike Moran

KCA Street Committee says, “Save da trees; Cover da Roots.”

  The very active Street Tree Committee is already taking action, asking the administration to re-cover the exposed roots and irrigate those now infamous four Monkey Pod Trees on S Kihei Road to prevent damage. While the administration has readily agreed to cover the exposed roots, while deciding how to do so, the endangered tree area has remained unchanged for months. The committee has offered to do the work at no cost to the County to preserve the trees, if necessary. Meanwhile the committe is formulating a plan for more trees in a  town mostly deprived of street trees.  ...

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KCA Street Tree Committee says save our trees and plant more

The initial meeting of the new KCA Street Tree Committee, composed of a varied creative and enthusiastic group from the community, met on 7/11/11 at the KCA office. As the group begins organization and setting goals and objectives, the next meeting is already scedule for Tuesday, 7/19/11 at 1:00 PM. If you think Kihei needs more street trees, why not consider joining with this group to make Kihei a greener place to live. Mahalo.

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County Committee Passes Bill to Prohibit Mopeds on New Kihei Bike Path

After KCA offered testimony in support of this proposed ban of mopeds on bicycle paths, including ours set to open on 7/29/11, the County Infrastructure Management Committee, chaired by Council Member Elle Cochran, unanimously approved the measure to move to the full Council for a hearing and vote. Additional testimony in support were offered by long time bicycle advocates Walter Enomoto and Dave DeLeon, as well as attorny Phillip Lowenthal of Haiku. A letter published in Maui News on same day of the hearing expressed the community opinion of the need. http://mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/551292/County-needs-to-address-motorized-vehicles-on-paths.html?nav=18. To clarify, this prohibition of mopeds ONLY applies to...

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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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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.

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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