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County Council Addresses Multiple Issues and Concerns

KCA addresses Council on issues specific to our region 11/18/17 #kihei Yesterday In chambers, at the meeting of the Council, seven members participated with two excused. Probably the two largest issues of concern were the sand mining moratorium, which was again deferred and the filing of bill 67, which seems to spell the end of […]

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How to Make South Kihei Road safer for walking and cycling?

Actions this morning and plans for the future making South Kihei Road (SKR) in North Kihei safer    11/14/17 #kihei This morning the Highways division of Public Works was out in force removing wind blown sand and debris from SKR makai, which makes this segment between mile marker one and Kaonoulu Road a bit less […]

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A TEMPORARY 0.5% GE TAX SURCHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION ON MAUI?

UPDATE  10/20/17 MEETING THIS MORNING: THE TOPIC WAS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE Stay tuned 10/15/17 #kihei Most people on Maui seem to agree that we need better transportation infrastructure. When looking at motor vehicle transportation, who does not see the challenge getting over the Pali to the westside? If you head to the North shore, the […]

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Every improvement helps, but we are looking for major ones too

Manini fixes to aid walking & cycling are appreciated 10/23/17 #kihei While we await some positive feedback from County government for two projects near the infamous intersection of South Kihei Road (SKR) and Kaonoulu in North Kihei (SEE http://gokihei.org/environment/email-the-mayor-no-stop-light-or-culvert) we see a positive action this morning to help facilitate a little safer bicycling and walking makai […]

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Maui Bus Kihei Villager (Route 15) schedule change starts Tuesday

10/1/17 #kihei Do you ride the Maui Bus? Do you know we have two routes running in Kihei? The Kihei Villager runs from the Pi’ilani Village shopping center (Safeway +) on Lipoa to Maalaea, starting before 6:00 AM until almost 9:00 PM, once per hour, SEE schedule at    https://www.mauicounty.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/4353.  A series of signs have […]

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MPO Policy Board met September 28, 2017

Examination of Potential Additional Revenue Sources for Transportation Projects 9/28/17 #kihei At the county Planning Department conference room this morning, the Maui Metropolitan Policy Organization (MPO) – www.mauimpo.org – had their regular scheduled periodic meeting to address a number of issues. We were one of a few (third in order) offering public testimony to open the process. […]

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KCA in Maui News

August 13, 2017  KCA demonstrates need for sidewalks COMMUNITY NEWS AUG 13, 2017   Representatives of the Kihei Community Association met with county Public Works Director David Goode and Susan Foley, executive assistant to South Maui District County Council Member Kelly King, to walk along South Kihei Road near the Kihei Post Office on July […]

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Walking and Talking along South Kihei Road Friday Morning

KCA hopes that walking experience will incentivize action for pedestrians and cyclists in North Kihei. 7/28/17 #kihei We hear it all the time. Visitors attend a 4th Friday event at Azeka, then have a terrifying walk home to their condo. Parents won’t allow keiki to walk or bicycle to school as it is too dangerous. […]

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Which section of South Kihei Road is most dangerous? VOTE!

7/24/17 We have a suggestion for worst, near Ohukai;  See pix             7/21/17 #kihei Which would you say is the worst segment of South Kihei Road (SKR) to walk or cycle? We just had our public meeting on the community plans on Tuesday evening. The Kihei-Makena Plan from 1998 http://www.co.maui.hi.us/documentcenter/view/1712 […]

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Maui MPO Policy Board Meeting Thursday

6/22/17 #kihei This morning we submitted testimony to the Maui Metropolitan Policy Organization (MPO) board on two items, both of which focused on the West side. Huh? Well the agenda identified them as West Maui, but our intent was to relate them both to the South side. Item IV, d. addressed the first meeting of […]

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