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KCA PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETS WITH DPW DIRECTOR DAVID GOODE

Transportation plays a large part in planning, so it fits that a KCA committee focused on community planning would want communication with the county department leader that focuses on this. A bonus: flooding is another concern, and Public Works (DPW) plays a big part in this as well. So we were most pleased when Director […]

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Bike path Construction along Liloa nearing conclusion next month

UPDATE 5/21/16 ROADWAY TO BE CLOSED.  As construction continues, Goodfellow Bros. (GFB) advises that they plan to do the major road work building, requiring closing Liloa, expected to begin 5/31/15 at 7 AM (after Memorial Day), concluding that Friday.Then the remainder of June the bikepath fronting Lokelani Intermediate will be completed, linking to the existing one at Lipoa intersection. It […]

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Sidewalks needed for South Kihei Road

For well over a quarter century, KCA has been advocating for a pedestrian and cyclist friendly community. Our Community Plan- see http://maui-communities.weebly.com/kihei–makena-south-maui.html is riddled with verbiage concerning this, going back to last century.  Last year KCA, led by our Director Linda Berry, began communication with Public Works Deputy Director Rowena Dagdag-Andaya about this community need. The helpful […]

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DO YOU KNOW WHAT A “GHOST BIKE”, A “GHOST RIDE” OR A “RIDE OF SILENCE” IS?

The tragic background for all of these terms relates to the occurrence of a bicyclist killed on the road, usually by a motor vehicle. The concept begins when a “ghost bike”, usually an old well used bicycle is painted white, is set up off the road as a memorial to the cyclist. There is one […]

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Maui Metro Planning Org (Maui MPO) Meeting

Imagine an effort of County, State and Federal government entities all working together on the same project. A recipe for gridlock? Not if the initial meeting of Maui MPO Policy Board Meeting was any indication. Yes, there are lots of acronyms involved, but a smooth running meeting led by Board Chair David Goode, adding a […]

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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A MAUI COUNTY COMMUNITY PLAN? WHAT IF MUCH OF IT IS IGNORED?

UPDATE 4/17/16 (or should this be labeled a -DOWNDATE?) SEE THE CURRENT KIHEI-MAKENA COMMUNITY PLAN  Sometime back, probably in the ’80’s, the South Maui Community examined the condition of the poor or lack of planning of our area, and began striving to improve what existed & insure that all new growth and the built environment […]

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KCA Testifies to Budget Committee Regarding. NSCR (again)

This morning (4/12/16) KCA testified on a few items for the DPW’s portion of Capital Improvements for the Public Works Department for the FY 2017 for South Maui, principally a proposed construction of the NSCR extending from the upcoming terminus at the border of Lokelani Middle school and the Community Park extending southward to Auhana […]

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AUWE! Now on hold! KCA again proposes a safe bike path in Kihei

UPDATE  3/22/16  SAD UPDATE FOR BICYCLISTS.  It has been almost a year since a large contingent of volunteers from KCA assembled at the makai edge of out Community Park’s entrance and welcomed Directors David Goode (DPW) and Kaala Buenconsejo (Parks) along with our resident Council member Don Couch, to pitch our idea to place the […]

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Road Closed! WAY more than a bike path on Liloa

UPDATE 3/21/15  With one more week to go before reopening to somewhat restricted access, we once again commend the planing of scheduling this closure when schools are in spring recess to lessen the impact         UPDATE 3/12/16   If you have traversed this area during construction or just viewed the pictures below, you see the Liloa […]

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Group Bicycle Ride Saturday Morning at 9:00 AM

While this is not a KCA event, as a very long time advocate for a walkable bikeable community, we offer mutual support to non profits who subscribe to similar issues and concerns. So here is news from The Maui Bicycle League (MBL) concerning a group bike ride event next Saturday including a large portion of our […]

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