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KCA back at Planning Commission to speak on DownTown Kihei

We were in the minority on choice of agenda item Tuesday morning   As the room literally overflowed out the door on 7/28/15,, KCA was the first and one of few to testify here. We continued our pitch for safe bicycling and pedestrian access inside and outside around this proposed project, on both sides of […]

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July 21 General Membership Meeting mixes fun with safety.

Civil Defense keeps us safe while our parks provide enjoyment with health So are you prepared for this hurricane season? It has begun, so your preparations should be in order. Do you have a plan? Are you stocked up with food, water, batteries, etc.? Still unclear of the best plan of action? The fix for […]

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UPDATE  6/25/15   Now that the raingarden is installed and functioning, the Pono Project is looking for stewards to sign up to volunteer  to check on the welfare for a month. Is your ohana, organization, business or any other concerned group willing to take this on? To sign up, go to http//  or contact     […]

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Butts to Budgets to Ag Rates, Alliance shows variety

The Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) meeting on Monday evening (4/20/15) with two KCA directors participating, included a half dozen other Community Association Directors discussing three varied issues. The introductory short presentation was offered by Sonya Niess of the Hawaii Public Health Institute who explained what the non profit does, but concentrated on […]

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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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Kihei’s La’ie wetlands environmental project on Saturday

UPDATE 2/27/15   Congratulations and mahalo to all the volunteers who partook last Saturday. We stopped by this morning, and perhaps it was anthropomorphic, but the residents sure seemed in better spirits.           Picture taking mom and her son are frequent visitors to this site, and she said she really appreciated […]

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UPDATE County Council Votes in Favor!!  (1/16/15) Second a final vote by Council was unanimous this morning, so now move to Mayor Arakawa for signature                                                         (12/19/14) This […]

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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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Kihei’s “Holiday” Whale

UPDATE 12/25/14    Now almost two years later with no fanfare, we see the Whale s “lei’d” again for the season, still protected by the accredited fencing. Our area seems filled with individuals and organizations, some accredited, some not, working to make South Maui a better place to live.                 […]

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Maui News Viewpoint on December 2, 2014

  Changes needed to make South Maui a walkable and bikeable community VIEWPOINT December 2, 2014 The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             As far as I can determine, the initial concept of the north-south collector road across Kihei was first proposed over 30 years ago when […]

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