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SOME POSITIVE NEWS ABOUT THE N-S COLLECTOR ROAD

In response to several community inquiries, KCA reached out to Department of Public Works (DPW) Director David Goode to ascertain authoritative information about proposed construction of a segment of the North- South Collector Road in the area between Keonakai and Alanui Ke Ali’i. KCA offers our sincere appreciation to the Director for a prompt offering […]

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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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PUBLIC MEETING! Examines Proposed Residential Condo Project on Kanani Rd.

UPDATE 8/21/14  CHP announced a Community Informational Meeting for this project on September 3, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The public meeting will be held at the Pool Pavilion on the Kai Nani Village Property  1367 SKR ( SW corner of Lipoa)- NOT the site of the new project at  82  Kanani Rd. The […]

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MECO advises response to Maui County input to our Planning Committee

As reported here on 4/10/14 SEE http://www.gokihei.org/environment/county-administrations-position-of-mecos-proposed-kihei-transmission-line Maui County energy guys reported to this committee their position on MECO’s proposed actions in South Maui. This morning (5/8/14), MECO, represented by“project lead ” Engineer Troy Connatser and “Director of Government and Community Relations,” Mahina Martin .came to the committee to offer their perspective.    .. Your […]

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DPW Director David Goode meets with KCA Planning Committee

This morning (4/10/14), as always, Director David Goode pleasantly agreed to address the concerns of our Planning Committee at the KCA office. Presented with that very familiar list of KCA priorities going back decades, including the proposed N-S Collector Rd, making Kihei a walkable-bike able community and overall sufficient infrastructure to match all the established, […]

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Six lane Mokulele Hwy and four lane So Kihei Rd in your vision of our area?

At the Cameron Center in Wailuku, between the Hospital and the Police station, the State Department of Transportation has scheduled a meeting seeking public input on Wednesday, April 2 at 5:30 PM. For details of the statewide plan see www.hawaiilongrangeplan.com , but it is divided by island. There are numerous proposals included for South Maui […]

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The Next Bike Path for Kihei: Waipuilani- WHEN? 2018!!!

UPDATE  ( 2/5/14)     Yet another delay on the way to that “Walkable-Bikeable Community”about which we always hear. Now the constrution of this bike path seemingly set to begin this year, was deferred to year 2018 due to permitting issues (SMA, CZM, 106, USF&W, 4F,…).  and fact the project has only a preliminary alignment laid out. […]

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