Author: Rob Weltman

Mike Moran at Kihei Public Library August 21

TALK STORY WITH MIKE MORAN, PRESIDENT OF THE KIHEI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION August 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm In order to ensure that Kihei remains an excellent place to live and visit, the President of the Kihei Community Association (KCA), Mike Moran, has worked tirelessly over the past five years with County government, law enforcement, and other County organizations, businesses and individuals like you on growth, safety, infrastructure and quality of life issues.  Mike will talk about the history and work of the KCA, share his vast knowledge of South Maui and related issues, and allow for questions and...

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Art Hop in Kihei in September

The Lahaina Arts Society is unable to hold their upcoming benefit for Maui artists and to fund free art programs for the keiki under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina because of repair work going on there. Unfortunate for Lahaina, lucky for Kihei. For the first time ever we will be able to enjoy the event here, on the grounds of the Maui Brewing...

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Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i

Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD May, 2018 We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) on marine recreational waters around Maui, specifically, microbial contamination due to human waste. Our paper is currently in preparation for publication and we anticipate it will be accepted for publication in the near future. Our preliminary, summarized results are as follows: Our study uses water quality data collected and analyzed by the HIDOH, Clean Water Branch. There were 79 collection sites around Maui which...

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MAUI NEWS REPORTS ON KCA CANDIDATE FORUM IN TWO FRONT PAGE ARTICLES (second)

NOTE: There will be a correction of the last sentence in this article Ocean quality and ‘megamall’ site discussed S. Maui House hopefuls give views on visitor industry LOCAL NEWS JUL 19, 2018 COLLEEN UECHI Staff Writer cuechi@mauinews.com Candidates for the state House District 11 seat that covers South Maui answer questions during the forum. Pictured from left to right are Democrats Lee Myrick Jr., Tina Wildberger, Don Couch and nonpartisan candidate Daniel Kanahele. The seat is open with incumbent Kaniela Ing seeking the U.S. 1st Congressional House seat. The Maui News / COLLEEN UECHI photo KIHEI – Candidates...

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Governor Ige Meets With The Community Associations

June 29, 2018 #kihei #governor #communityassociation Governor David Ige came to the Maui Tropical Plantation (thanks to generous host Mike Atherton) today to answer questions from Maui’s community associations (through the Alliance of Community Associations). There was a crowd of about 40, including not only board members of the community associations (including two from KCA) but also community activists, County politicians, and 2018 political candidates. There were questions on a wide range of topics, but the one that raised the most discussion and the most participants was about looking at not only the benefits of tourism but also what infrastructure is required to support current and planned levels of tourism – roads, parking, parks, safety features at popular destinations. One participant asked if the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) should not only be focusing on promoting tourism but also on managing tourism. Governor Ige said that was a reasonable question and that the selection of the new head of the HTA will be an opportunity to introduce a focus on...

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Next Community Meeting

September 18, 2018

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

We will be continuing our forums with election candidates for our area. Come hear what they stand for, ask questions, be an enlightened voter!

Membership not required but encouraged, as are donations for Food Bank.

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KCA NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT TO SHAPE OUR FUTURE! JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!
HAVE TIME AND A DESIRE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? KCA BOARD WANTS NEW VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH PROJECTS AND CARRY THE TORCH INTO THE FUTURE. PLEASE CONTACT KCA TO ASK HOW YOU CAN BE OF SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITY.

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

Have a question about something you saw in Kihei? Check the KCA website! If the answer isn't already there, leave a post.


MAHALO TO OUR BUSINESS MEMBERS! If you want a link to your business website, email us.