Author: Rob Weltman

Council committee progress derailed by non-attendance

9/17/2018 #kihei The Monday meeting of Elle Cochran’s Infrastructure and Environmental Management committee heard public testimony on managing tourism and on use of the Banyan tree area in Lahaina, but had to be adjourned with no committee action because of lack of quorum. Of 13 meetings of the committee, Mike White and Riki Hokama missed 10. At the other end of the spectrum, Yuki Lei Sugimura attended every meeting. How can Maui address the major issues facing us if senior Council members do not attend the meetings where their presence is needed to discuss and make decisions?...

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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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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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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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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

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.

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


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