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Star Player is Missing again

UPDATE 1/6/15 According to the County DOT, the Double D is mechanically sound, sitting in their yard, ready to return to service. So why is it off the road? Because of overhead obstacles such as low hanging wires and tree branches, possibly due to storms, is the official stated reason We know this vehicle, when […]

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Brown water alert at Kamaole II and III is not the way to start the new year!

UPDATE 1/1/15   While this report had been advising the good (if long deayed) news that a sement of the disjointed NSCR was bening built, even if it had NO sidewalks, yesterday we saw the devistation to our near shore waters by an explosive “mud flood” from the sight, first reported by communty member at the […]

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IS THIS AN IMPROVEMENT? CHECK IT OUT, THEN VOTE

Over the years, KCA had advocated for a series of roundabouts along SKR where we have the three traffic signals spanning Pi’ikea to Lipoa. While we still believe this is the way to go, without the political way to make this progressive step, we commend DPW Director David Goode for an attempted improvement by synchronizing […]

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Maui News Viewpoint on December 2, 2014

  Changes needed to make South Maui a walkable and bikeable community VIEWPOINT December 2, 2014 The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             As far as I can determine, the initial concept of the north-south collector road across Kihei was first proposed over 30 years ago when […]

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Announcement is not related to KCA, but may be of interest to our bicycling community

While we are in no way affiliated  with this, but in our continuing effort to achieve a walkable/bikeable community in South Maui, we offer the following announcement. Maui Bicycling League Established, New Membership Meeting December 19, 2014  by mauibicyclealliance Maui Bicycling League Established To Help Make Maui Friendlier and Safer for Bicyclists and Pedestrians New Membership […]

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Will THIS plan yield a more pedestrian friendly Maui?

We attended this free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents, “You Can Help Make a Better Maui,” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. last Friday (11/21/14) in Wailuku. The event was hosted by Sandy McGuinness of Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, (NPAC) and Marivil Fabregas of AARP Hawai’i. Here […]

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Why No Sidewalks Again? Seems All Talk and No Walk

Your Association’s observed construction beginning the “Traffic Operating Improvements” this morning (11/3/14)at this busy intersection, as reported by announcement in Maui News for three days in late October by Goodfellow Brothers (GFB.) Since the Maui County Planning Commission added a condition “ ‘That the applicant shall include the addition of pedestrian friendly access sidewalks for […]

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Environment topic of free Nov. 21 event

Even though the event is not in South Maui & seems directed to Central Maui, the topic is a favorite of KCA, and it is what we have been championing for over a decade. How can we make our area a walkable/bikeable community? A free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents […]

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Why is KCA testifying in support of Cental Maui Master Plan?

This afternoon, (10/27/14) KCA President Mike Moran, speaking for the Organization, joined about 30 public testifiers in Council Chambers in favor of the Central Maui Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan before the County Council’s IEM Committee. http://www.co.maui.hi.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/19560 While our bylaws dictate our kuleana is South Maui, we felt is was worthy to support a resolution […]

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Fledgling County Commission is taking wing

      The 2014 Maui County Public Works Commission (PWC) had their second meeting this morning (8/27/14), after three consecutive cancellations since the initial one. months before.  While we have no factual reason for the cancellations, indications of challenges with some of the new volunteer commissioners could be at least a part of it. […]

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