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MPO TAC works on interim long-range transportation plan

6/8/2017 #kihei #mpo #planning The Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is responsible for prioritizing and planning transportation maintenance and improvements. Its Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) met for its monthly meeting today at the County Building and discussed, among other things, using the “Federal-Aid Highways 2035 Transportation Plan for the District of Maui” from July 2014 […]

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Kihei Drainage Plan – Will it resolve our flooding and runoff problems?

6/6/2017 #kihei The Maui Department of Public Works and Engineering Management (DPW) has at long last published a “pre-final report” for the “Kihei Drainage Master Plan, Waiakoa Gulch to Kilohana Drive”. The report is dated November 2016 but KCA received a copy on May 16, 2017 from DPW head David Goode during his presentation on […]

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Kihei Charter School’s New High School Under Construction

5/16/17 UPDATE   Dust fence is up & land is being worked  PROGRESS.                #kihei #KiheiCharterSchool Kihei Charter School is forging ahead with its high tech, super eco-friendly plans for its new High School at the top of Lipoa Street. Could some of this energy and persistence  and vision […]

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Community Painting Days at Lokelani Intermediate School May 16 and 17

5/12/2017 #kihei #lokelani  From Hue Oldman: For the upcoming Community Painting Days, May 16 & 17 @ 5pm, we need volunteers to bring ladders (9) and portable work light with stand. We are ready to paint the sky!!!   Please remember to bring water to drink and wear old clothes.   We made a lot of progress […]

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See the proposed Kalama Skate Park improvements on Wednesday, May 24

5/12/2017  #kihei  Maui County Parks & Recreation Department press release: Public Invited to View Kalama Skate Park Concept Improvements Wailuku, Maui – The skating community and the general public is invited to view the proposed concept improvements to the Kalama Skate Park on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The meeting will be start at 6 p.m. […]

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More on Lokelani mural project

5/10/2017 #kihei #lokelanischool NEW MURAL TO BEAUTIFY LOKELANI INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL A new 1300 sq. ft. mural is about to illuminate the front of Lokelani Intermediate School. Kihei, Maui, Hawaii – (May 10, 2017): A momentous community service project undertaken by two seventh graders, Lily Oldham and Austin Ruppenthal is currently underway. With the approval of […]

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Student mural project at Lokelani needs your support

5/10/2017 #kihei #psa The Lokelani Intermediate School Student Council is working on a community service project that will create a space for public art. They want to transform the school into a place where students, teachers, artists, and the business community can work together to make the school more beautiful. They need to raise approximately $2000 […]

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Volunteers needed this week for Grow Some Good pizza festivals

5/15/2017  #kihei  Aloha Friends and Ohana! This week we have a need for many volunteers in fun and engaging pizza festivals.  Choose your school and/or your days.   This is such a fun time for the kids to experience!    Please sign up here!   Kihei Elementary  Days:  M, T, W, and Friday  8:15 setup, […]

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More documentation of source of Kihei flooding

3/11/2017 #kihei #flooding This is a video of Kulanihakoi Gulch – which is normally dry – swelling to a river on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. This is the real source of most of the flooding we suffered at that time in Kihei: uncontrolled flow of water from upcountry, not the light rain in Kihei itself […]

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Stunning pictures of Kihei flooding

3/9/2017 #kihei #flooding Thanks to Justin N Janelle Shaw for these drone pictures the morning of 3/8, the day after heavy rain all over the island. As in past storms, Kihei was unprepared and overwhelmed with insufficient drainage planning both mauka and makai of the highway. Cars were flooded and stranded, the ocean swamped with […]

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