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A Trio of Free events this week in S. Maui concerning items of KCA concern, climate change, bicycling and coral reefs. Seize the opportunity!

3/26/17 #kihei    In addition to our own general membership meetings open to the public for no charge – were you there on Tuesday evening? – there are often others out there, not connected to us, offering free public meetings. We try to insure our members & others are aware. Here are a few: This […]

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Segment of NSCR sees some prep work done

  UPDATE  3/16/16.  Today was the final day of drilling across this expanse of the NSCR corridor between Kaonoulu and Waipuilani, so one segment is completed .We will be vigilant to see what is the next required to insure there are no untold delays, as the community has been waiting too long already.     […]

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KCA’S MIKE MORAN MANIFESTS AT MAUI MPO MEETING MONDAY MORNING

OK, testifies, but that spoiled the alliteration. #kihei 3/13/17 For the first time this year, we returned to the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) board meeting this morning. For those new to the concept: the MPO will assign resources for transportation independent of if a road is state-owned or county-owned. With a disappointing response from […]

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THIS MORNING’S TOWN MEETING: OUR SENATOR BAKER OFFERS STATE LEGISLATIVE 2017 UPDATE

#kihei 2/6/17  The town meeting at Kihei Charter Middle School started right on time at 10:00AM on FEB 4, with about 20 guys attending to hear from our State Senator, swelling to 30 as the meeting progressed. KCA was well represented with three Directors & several community members. Perhaps because of the perceived age of those […]

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Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) final meeting of 2016

12/19/16. #kihei   Having attended most of these meetings from the first one back on May 4, SEE http://gokihei.org/alternative-transportation/maui-metro-planning-org-maui-mpo-meeting we are still unclear what to expect. Is this something that could really rejuvenate transportation needs on Maui Island? The prior meeting seemed to be cobbled together by chair David Goode scrambling to quickly recruit some […]

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What is “sustainable transportation?” We wanted to find out, so we attended the forum

12/8/16 Yesterday afternoon at County of Maui Department of Planning’s conference room, the State Department of Transportation (HDOT) held a neighbor island “Sustainable Transportation Forum” We walked in with an open mind, unsure what to expect. For our area HDOT is pretty much Pi’ilani Hwy, North Kihei Road and the Mokulele Hwy. Our most recent […]

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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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