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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

7/20/16. 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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JUST A TYPO**ROAD NOT CLOSED FOR TWO MONTHS. Yes, that’s what the sign says, but we think it is a mistake

UPDATE 6/6/16 What a difference it makes if you transpose two numbers, an 6 and an 8, depending on the circumstances. If we are talking about pocket change, what is two cents worth today?  Ah but if we are using them to designate a date, there is a BIG difference between 6/8 and 8/6, especially in […]

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Road closed this week***Bike path construction along Liloa nearing conclusion in June

UPDATE 5/26/16  While the start remains consistent, Tues 5/31 at 7:00 AM more recent projections offer the closure may extend until Tuesday June 7. Of course the start date is easier to predict than the completion one, and the best guide is watch the signage in the area toward the end of the week   […]

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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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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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