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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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Are all those trees at Community Center to be chopped? Let’s check before removing

UPDATE 5/26/17  Well, WELL, WELL!  This morning all the X‘s are gone. What do you know.  But we will be watching UPDATE 5/25/17  With BIG mahalo to S Maui Council member Kelly King and her team, here is the situation as we understand it. The Parks & Rec Department unequivocally intends to remove all of […]

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Student mural project at Lokelani needs your support

5/10/2017 #kihei #psa The Lokelani Intermediate School Student Council is working on a community service project that will create a space for public art. They want to transform the school into a place where students, teachers, artists, and the business community can work together to make the school more beautiful. They need to raise approximately $2000 […]

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Do you know this guy? Can you ID?

4/13/17  #kihei We frequently stop by this little wetlands oasis in central Kihei (SEE:http://gokihei.org/environment/nene-invade-central-kihei-wednesday-morning) reflecting how this entire shore line was a natural wetlands until humans came along and filled it in & built upon the fill, somehow expecting it would what, have no effect?. Maybe wishful thinking on the way to the money bank. […]

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Oneloa Coalition Meeting on Tuesday

As Makena Resort development gets so much attention, the volunteer group Oneloa Coalition continues to protect and improve the State Park ”next door.” #kihei    2/7/17 Are you aware of the Oneloa Coalition (OC)? KCA is one of the nine volunteer groups which formed an alliance, in conjunction with the DLNR, to preserve and protect […]

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Oneloa Coalition meets at Maalaea on Monday

Volunteer representatives gather for a variety of coordinated actions 11/7/16. This afternoon, 8 guys gathered at @PacificWhaleFoundation (PWF) classroom in Maalaea to move forward with the restoration project for Paniaka Pond at the State Park. The meeting was moderated by Greg Kaufman of @Pacificwhale. @KiheiCommunity Association (KCA)’s obligation involves communication, including conducting a community meeting […]

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It’s The Time of The Season– R. Argent

11/2/16 Kalama Park, Kihei. This opening line in his song can have multiple interpretations, but on Maui where our weather seasons are not severe, for many the prime season is the “whale season,” usually staring in October. Then the holiday season, but in south Maui we see relationship between the two. Quite often in December […]

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