Author: Mike Moran

Mai Poina ‘Oe Ia’U Park Signage: A Huge New One

BIG New Sign For Little Kihei Park Sparks Questions 9/29/18 #kihei This week there is a very large new sign identifying the old shoreline park in North Kihei. It is hard to miss. Over the years, more and more signs seem to sprout here. There is a sign offering a historical significance of the park, a sign forbidding camping, among a number of other signs. An increasing amount of signs has also happened at several other county parks.  But this new sign has us wondering what motivated the County Parks Department to erect this sign after all these years.  ...

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Ma’alea Association Meeting Regarding Waste Water Treatment on Friday, October 5

10/2/18 #kihei   This is not a Kihei Community Association event, but one sponsored by the newly formed Ma’alaea Village Association. We offer this information about the event in support of a long-held concern of KCA and now  shared by the MVA. MA`ALAEA TOWN MEETING WASTEWATER TREATMENT – MA`ALAEA Friday, October 5, 5:00 PM, Pacific Whale Foundation Downstairs classroom Several Ma`alaea condominiums are under enforcement action from the state Department of Health to rebuild their wastewater treatment plants. Cost estimates are in the neighborhood of one million dollars each. Maui County recently lost its lawsuit on appeal against the federal EPA...

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This Tuesday Evening at 5:30 PM!!MAUI COUNTY FY 2020 BUDGET MEETING IN KIHEI 10/2/18 5:30PM

UPDATE 10/1/18  Time to ask for what you want for South Maui 8/22/18 #kihei For the first time this century we find a situation where a sitting mayor is developing a future fiscal budget, and accepting some community input for that, even though the product will then be handed to the next elected Mayor who is guaranteed to be a different person, who may well make changes before handing it on to the new Council. Even so, we encourage the community to express their concerns, in hope your items will be included in the outgoing mayor’s budget, and if...

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UPDATE–What would your boss say or do if you missed a lot of time on the job?

If you were a contract employee, would she renew your contract if you missed most of the meetings in your two-year term? UPDATE 9/20/18  You see over a month ago we addressed this absentee concern at Council committees, and then we did again  just a few days ago (http://gokihei.org/news/council-committee-progress-derailed-by-non-attendance)  but it seemed we were the only entity addressing it. However, this week’s Maui Time has now joined with KCA on the topic.   Councilmembers’ Day Off: Majority of voting members absent for Infrastructure and Environmental Management Committee meeting SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 BY AXEL BEERS 0 COMMENTS White and Hokama missed 10 of the...

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First County Candidate Forum Fills the Room

9/18/18 #kihei Featuring a contrasting set of candidates, the forum began with two new lesser known guys from the East side vying for the County Council before the second half brought forth two well known guys striving to be our next Mayor. Claire Carroll and Shane Sinenci introduced themselves to about 150 attendees at St Teresa’s just after 6:30 to answer our questions on a variety of topics, ranging from term limits, visitor industry, county governance, community plans, affordable housing, governance by county districts, to environmental concerns and more. Two issues where there were clear differences between the candidates...

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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.

What’s Up

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Check out Dick Mayer's presentation on development planned for South Maui on this page.

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