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KCA testifies again at Council’s B & F Committee

On Wednesday morning (4/15/15) KCA expressed continuing support for safe bicycling in So Maui. While we had done so at the neighborhood committee meeting on April 2, see http://gokihei.org/news/are-you-ready-for-countys-fy-2016-budget As this morning meeting on the eight floor was considering matters pertaining to the Department of Public Works (DPW), we joined several safe Maui bicycling advocates […]

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Two KCA Directors testify at Planning Commission

On Tuesday morning (4/14/15) KCA expressed continuing community support for the inclusion of sidewalks at the intersection of Ohukai and the Pi’ilani Hwy, which is presently being refurbished by HDOT in North Kihei . (See http://gokihei.org/environment/kca-testified-to-the-planning-commission-this-morning-31015 and http://gokihei.org/development-project-review/why-no-sidewalks-again-seems-all-talk-and-no-walk ) The major focus of the meeting was the “Orientation Workshop,” explaining the planning process, the divisions […]

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KCA again proposes a safe bike path in Kihei

Running just from Waipuilani to Lipoa, most community members think the greenway makai Liloa is great, but too short. In the 2016 FY budget, is plan to have it continue one more block to the Community Park entrance, although mauka, fronting the Middle School. While we have testified in favor, we believe such a path […]

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I’M HERE FOR KARL!

4/15/15 UPDATE   At a second court hearing  at 8 AM,  a “replacement” public defender seemed to have some incorrect information about other or additional charges, but agreement was reached for another rescheduled pre-trial hearing on 5/8/15. There seems to be a desire for a a agreed settlement rather than going to trial, but we will await […]

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KCA ‘s ongoing call for a safe reasonable walkable/bikeable community SIDEWALKS

Sadly, wherever we have them, Kihei is notorious for disjointed segmented sidewalks. Needless to say, this discourages walking for any distance, as if you are forced into the roadway, the lack of safety is obvious. Rather than a parent pushing a stroller for the joy of a walk in a pleasant atmosphere or to run […]

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KCA testified to the Planning Commission this morning (3/10/15)

UPDATE 3/11/15 So what happened ? Our attempt to consider moving  the SMA boundary elicited a strong developer, builder contingent in opposition against just KCA, and unsurprisingly the PC voted unanimously against the proposal. Today the Maalaea dump is already reopened- see today’s Maui news for professional article on that outcome. But is was not […]

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KCA Viewpoint in Maui News

Maui Lu redevelopment provides chance for forward-looking planning in South Maui Viewpoint February 24, 2015 By MIKE MORAN , The Maui News Save | Comments (1) | Post a comment |             It seems apparent that most people agree Kihei was poorly planned or perhaps just unplanned. Any professional we […]

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Alliance of Maui Community Associations 2/23/15

UPDATE  2/26/15 We followed up the Alliance meeting last evening to observe  the MBL’s own monthly meeting held in Maalaea at the PWF education center, where the trio of players from Monday night expanded by four others including Ceal Potts via Skype from the Caribbean. KCA will attempt to support their efforts to make out […]

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Star Player is Missing again

UPDATE 1/6/15 According to the County DOT, the Double D is mechanically sound, sitting in their yard, ready to return to service. So why is it off the road? Because of overhead obstacles such as low hanging wires and tree branches, possibly due to storms, is the official stated reason We know this vehicle, when […]

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Brown water alert at Kamaole II and III is not the way to start the new year!

UPDATE 1/1/15   While this report had been advising the good (if long deayed) news that a sement of the disjointed NSCR was bening built, even if it had NO sidewalks, yesterday we saw the devistation to our near shore waters by an explosive “mud flood” from the sight, first reported by communty member at the […]

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