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UPDATE*** Bike Path Blessing & Grand Opening is a Festive Monday Afternoon event at the Park

UPDATE 10/27/16 PHASE III When we supported the short extension here (phase II) we had advocated moving further onto phase III, extending the bike path across the park to Welakahao. Going back to 5/7/15 see http://gokihei.org/environment/kca-again-proposes-a-safe-bike-path-in-kihei we organized a site visit to show how this could be done with relevant ease, the biggest challenge a […]

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We offer testimony to Commission concerning weight and speed limits in South Maui Wednesday

10/26/16 This morning KCA offered testimony to the Public Works Commission on three proposals regarding setting a gross weight limit on vehicles on S. Kihei Rd (SKR) and speed limit proposed changes on this same thoroughfare, as well as others. It has been some time since we testified here at the initial two meetings back […]

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South Maui Coalition of Community Associations last quarterly meeting for 2016 concluded on Wednesday.

  10/21/16 — Yesterday morning the group meeting commenced with 4/5 of the organizations, absent Maalaea. Topics included transportation, with much focus of the new Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO); Ahihi-Kinau Reserve changes, including paved fee’d parking lot, eliminating tobacco & alcohol, campaign to eliminate sunscreen use of oxybenzone contaminated product and the upcoming public […]

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“MAUI’S ENERGY FUTURE” Forum from MT this Thursday evening

Maui Tomorrow  has announced a public meeting presenting a forum on our island’s potential electrical future this Thursday (10/13) at 5:30 PM at the Kaunoa Center.    This May KCA participated in an Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) meeting at this same location on a very related topic with some of the same guests. […]

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Mark Fenton invited back to Planning Commission Tuesday afternoon

9/28/16- Yesterday afternoon, renowned alternative transportation health authority Mark Fenton offered a presentation to the Maui Planning Commission (MPC), and yes KCA was there. We know him from a prior visit to Maui nearly seven years ago, when he also presented to the MPC, but also found time to speak with KCA. (This time he […]

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Maui County MPO’s TAC initial meeting this Monday

9/21/16 Nearly five months since the new Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) inaugural policy board meeting, their Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has announced their first meeting this Monday (9/26/16) at 10 AM Seemingly an organizational one to establish leadership, rules, tasks and feature topics under direction of the new MPO Executive Director Lauren Armstrong, it brings […]

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Maui County MPO Administrator announces initial actions this morning

UPDATE 9/20/16 **While we always encourage using our comments feature for your input so everyone can share in further discussion, some guys just rather call us, which is OK. So yes in spite what was implied in a Maui News article published this morning supposedly relaying information from Don Couch, HDOT Ford Fuchigami was not […]

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Council’s Planning Committee induces Kihei resident testimony this morning

8/4/16; Committee Chair South Maui resident Councilman Don Couch and his committee got an earful from some North Kihei residents concerning development along Kaiwahine and the effects on a long term (30 year) neighborhood resident. KCA also testified in support of the residents present & those who communicated with us prior to the meeting, but […]

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SQUEEZE THOSE HANDLES! DATE TIME MAY CHANGE!!!BLESSING OF NEW SEGMENT OF KIHEI GREENWAY FRIDAY(???) MORNING AT 10:30 AM AT PARK

7/24/16 Good thing you  braked hard. It is set for 8/1 at 3 PM-   more soon 7/20/16. Put the brakes on; we were just informed event might   be changed to the following Monday afternoon. STAY TUNED                                     […]

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Kihei Bikeway, Phase II is (sort of) completed along Liloa, fronting school this morning

Kihei cyclists see relativity in reasonable places to ride bikes. As you can see here, the surface on this segment is in place, while awaiting more of the structure such as lights, greens, painted lines, etc. But when what currently exists is highway bike lanes with hazardous gulch crossings for cyclists, SKR with narrow to […]

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