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Is the North Kihei Black Wall down for good?

With the recent release by proclaimed owner’s representative Charlie Jencks offered to KCA concerning his removing the fabric from the construction site of the proposed Pi’ilani Promenade in preparation of the upcoming storm (which we have noted by others at other sites, such as the Target site in Kahului ), we offer some history […]

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UPDATE    7/30/14  Maui News offered the answer (and a better picture) today. It is the Hamilton A. a private yacht owned by Russian Billionaire Andrey Melnichenco   Spotted this afternoon in Maalaea Bay,(7/30/14)  outside the small boat harbor was this white vessel at anchor, seeming a bit too large to enter. The KCA camera […]

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Oneloa Coaltion meeting on Makena State Park today

  Oneloa Coalition progressing with Panika Fishpond on July 21, 2014. With a meeting set up last May, the Oneloa Coalition (OC) continued showing valuable progress, Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) will be signing the curator’s agreement with State Parks soon, so while they were available on Maui, the Coalition members met with four from State […]

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Island-wide Litter Cleanup Proposed for July, 19, 2014

Malama Maui Nui (Community Work Day) announces annual “litter bugs me” campaign on Saturday, July 19 . The county supported non profit organization offers support to volunteer groups who wish to organize an area clean up by supplying materials to help facilitate these endeavors. If you have a neighborhood, club or other group interested, contact […]

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Fowl at La’ie Wetland Restoration Project

UPDATE  MAY 13,2014  early this afternoon we stopped by to check out who was around and found some additional flyers on the scene, including a group of nene.                                   December, 2013 Waterfowl of course. A varied flock meanders around edges of the La’ie […]

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Who DOES this? and Why?

UPDATE  May 12, 2014   Almost 3 months later since this originally was examined on 2/17/14, these 3 shopping carts remain. It is at least curious why all the others were cleared out, why leave just these 3? We had a report the end of last week, from a member that a lot of retail store […]

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South Maui Coalition of Community Associations (SMCCA) Revived

Originally organized more than a decade ago, the group has decided to become active again this month, upon the first meeting on Thursday 4/24/14.. Composed of Makena Homeowners Association, Maui Meadows Neighborhood Association, Wailea Community Association and your Association, with possible additional organizations as it proceeds, the SMCCA is looking to use the power on […]

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Ernie Rezents, arborist and professor, talks trees

March Meeting of Alliance of Maui Community Associations

  Welcoming Professor Emeritus in Agriculture and ISA Certified Arborist Ernie Rezents, and Maui Outdoor Circle VP Barbara Fernandez as guests, this month’s Alliance meeting’s major topic was (no surprise) Trees. Exploring how to get more trees and better preservation and care of them was a major focus. Other topics of concern on Monday evening […]

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Six lane Mokulele Hwy and four lane So Kihei Rd in your vision of our area?

At the Cameron Center in Wailuku, between the Hospital and the Police station, the State Department of Transportation has scheduled a meeting seeking public input on Wednesday, April 2 at 5:30 PM. For details of the statewide plan see , but it is divided by island. There are numerous proposals included for South Maui […]

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Marilyn Colvin nominated the MPQ, the 4 trees

No decision on Kihei “Exceptional Trees” nomination by Council

Three years after the Maui County Arborist’s Committee unanimously accepted KCA member Dr. Marilyn Colvin’s nomination of the “MPQ,” the first four (southernmost) Monkey Pod trees fronting the Maui Schooner Condos makai SKR for exceptional status designation, Council Member Don Guzman (Kahului)scheduled a hearing at his EAR committee on the matter this week (3/18/14) The […]

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