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A visual aesthetic monstrosity in North Kihei

8/11/17 #kihei Yes the devastation continues along the Pi’ilani Highway, and as the chopping and hacking of trees was exacerbated today, so did the volume of communications to us. Guys here are some pictures from late Friday morning. As we previously reported, to the best of our understanding this action is not being taken by […]

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Arborist Committee comes to Kihei for Kihei’s trees

Some Progress at County Arborist Committee Yesterday 8/10/17 #kihei. In a prior post, http://gokihei.org/environment/maui-county-arborist-committee-focus-on-proposed-removal-of-trees-at-kcc we referenced the legal requirement for Arborist Committee meetings: “There shall be six nonvoting, ex-officio members consisting of: the arborist, the plan reviewer, the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the […]

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THEY’RE BACK!!!

You knew we’re talking SUNFLOWERS, Right? Right down the road from the prior sightings, now at the Maui Tropical Plantation. Mahalo to Pacific Biodiesel for the win-win.###  

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IN KIHEI, 8/9** Maui County Arborist Committee focus on proposed removal of trees at KCC

UPDATE 7/22/17  The next meeting on August 9, 1:30 PM will in fact be in Kihei at the Community Center on Lipoa. We do not know who will  attend besides KCA. Also of note to those concerns with trees, the County is looking for a new County Arborist to replace  David Sakoda. 7/12/17 #kihei What […]

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Trees in Kihei and the County Arborist Committee meeting on 8/9/17

8/2/17 #kihei We had some inquiries and comments about Kihei trees, as well as the upcoming Maui County Arborist Committee (MCAC) meeting relocated to Kihei next Wednesday (the usual meeting place each month is at the Memorial Colosseum in Wailuku). As so often before, we will use pictures in place of thousands of words to […]

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What Happened Here??

7/8/17- Sidewalk cleared  sign still down.   7/1/17 #kihei We are unclear just what happened here or how to get this rectified, but take a look. This short stretch of sidewalk on the South side of Pi’ikea just makai of the roundabout is blocked in a few places by displaced bushes. Also the Colliers Realty sign […]

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Oneloa Coalition Meeting Thursday Afternoon

6/8/17 # kihei Coalition members from several organizations (including KCA) met this afternoon in Maalaea, primarily to see what is up next for the Paniaka Fishpond Restoration stakeholders project. Paniaka fish pond is in the southern section of Oneloa (Makena State Park – Big Beach). While the state government employees were the largest segment in the […]

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Higher taxes, fees, surcharges, tariffs to directly benefit your local community? Or how else?

#kihei 5/23/17 Are you aware that all the money collected for Maui Police Department’s citations (tickets) goes to Oahu? Do you know the transit accommodation tax (TAT) paid by anyone staying at our Maui hotels and resorts also goes to Oahu and a small portion ( a lot less than is sent there) is returned […]

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Greenway from SKR up to and under Pi’ilani Highway discussion continues at KCA office this morning.

5-26-17 #kihei *As the general community is starting to digest the “Kihei Drainage Master Plan” presented to the community on 5/16 by Director David Goode at our membership meeting see http://gokihei.org/meeting-recap/david-goode-brings-out-the-community-on-tuesday-evening-unveiling-kihei-drainage-master-plan-at-kca-meeting , a hui of KCA and area landholders at Kulanihakoi River gulch assembled again at KCA office to proceed with formulating a plan to […]

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UPDATE–“Losing Our Dark, Losing Our Seabirds – Finding Solutions” Seatalk at MOC Thursday Evening

5/31/17 UPDATE  Bad News. A soon to be released study of these birds on  Kauai shows a massive decrease in number over past two decades. See article on Maui NOW.  http://mauinow.com/2017/05/31/study-endangered-kauai-seabirds-alarming-decline/    5/18/17 #kihei  Light pollution; we all see it in our community, obviously worse in our urban areas. It is mostly just an annoyance for humans […]

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