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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A MAUI COUNTY COMMUNITY PLAN? WHAT IF MUCH OF IT IS IGNORED?

UPDATE 4/17/16 (or should this be labeled a -DOWNDATE?) SEE THE CURRENT KIHEI-MAKENA COMMUNITY PLAN  Sometime back, probably in the ’80’s, the South Maui Community examined the condition of the poor or lack of planning of our area, and began striving to improve what existed & insure that all new growth and the built environment […]

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Organizing Good Organizations to do Good in Kihei on Good Friday Morning

You know Malama Maui Nui (MMN) ,which used to be called Community Work Day, right, still doing the marvelous environmental work. See http://malamamauinui.org/malama-maui-nui/ Then there is  La’ie Wetland Restoration Project see http://gokihei.org/environment/fowl-at-laie-wetland-restoration-project ,one of our favorite spots and one of their projects. And everybody knows the Cub Scouts. So this morning (3/25/16) all three together […]

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WHAT’ S UP THIS WEEK, THE LAST ONE IN JANUARY, FOR KCA?

                                  While we are often asked what actions of community interest are upcoming, our limitations of participating guys often comes down to doing something, or saying something, and the action always takes precedence. But if we can squeeze it […]

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NOT SO FAST, WALGREENS says Planning Commission

KCA led the way with four Directors testifying, which almost outnumbered the volunteer Commissioners, at Tuesday morning’s Planning Commission meeting in Wailuku. With four commissioners, including both from Kihei, absent, they had a bare quorum of five. But when it came to Walgreens’ request, which was already recommended by the County Planning Depart for a […]

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KCA Participates in Oneloa Coalition meeting

This afternoon (10-27-15) your Association joined the other eight participating organizations to further the effort for a wetlands restoration at Makena State Park. The Coalition’s long term efforts at Paniaka Fishpond plods forward in this very complex effort within the Park. After over a year, mostly awaiting a response from the State, ( see http://gokihei.org/?s=Oneloa&submit=Search […]

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No Sidewalks for Kihei’s school kids

In spite of our offering testimony a hail dozen times at the County Planning Commission meetings this year, in conjunction with South Maui Citizens for Responsible Growth, and cooperative mutual support with the majority of volunteer Commissioners, after this Tuesday;s MCPC meeting, finally attended by DOT Highways Division Deputy Director Ed Sniffen, no sidewalks at […]

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It is time to help clean up something TOMORROW MORNING??

Is there a place in South Maui where you see a need for a shoreline cleanup? Malama Maui Nui (Community Work Day) has designated September 19, 2015 the 30th annual “Get the Drift and Bag It” shoreline clean up day in cooperation with several other non profits. While the central campaign beginning at 9:00 AM […]

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PLANNING COMMITTEE ASKS STATE- RECEIVES QUICK POSITIVE REPLY

KCA Committee Chair Hecht contacted the DLNR about a newly erected fence makai of Makena Rd at the Ahihi-Kina’u Reserve, and not only did they respond quickly, a team of three came to the next meeting to explain the need for the fence, with lots of additional information. Dr. Fern Duvall , Casey Stewman , and […]

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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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