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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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Ahihi-Kina’u Advisory Group Quarterly Meeting Thursday Morning

10/7/16 With the change of location, meeting participants continued to dwindle in up to a hour after the 9:00 AM commencement yesterday, but KCA was represented from the start, and ended with the largest contingency at the DLNR Maui Baseyard, with exception of the Agency employees. As usual Scott Fretz ran the meeting, but the […]

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SQUEEZE THOSE HANDLES! DATE TIME MAY CHANGE!!!BLESSING OF NEW SEGMENT OF KIHEI GREENWAY FRIDAY(???) MORNING AT 10:30 AM AT PARK

7/24/16 Good thing you  braked hard. It is set for 8/1 at 3 PM-   more soon 7/20/16. Put the brakes on; we were just informed event might   be changed to the following Monday afternoon. STAY TUNED                                     […]

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Kihei Bikeway, Phase II is (sort of) completed along Liloa, fronting school this morning

Kihei cyclists see relativity in reasonable places to ride bikes. As you can see here, the surface on this segment is in place, while awaiting more of the structure such as lights, greens, painted lines, etc. But when what currently exists is highway bike lanes with hazardous gulch crossings for cyclists, SKR with narrow to […]

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The Value of Trees

The “town within a park” concept continues.     Did you ever consider how much trees give to humans? There is a long extensive list going from beauty, fresh air, shade, impeding land erosion, fruit, slow climate change, oxygen, clean and save water and wood for starters. As an organization long concerned with the natural […]

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Mo’okiha O Pi’ilani sails into Wailea, thrilling residents and visitors alike

You know the tale right? The germ of an idea began last century, and once construction of the double hull sailing canoe began in Lahaina, the doubters and naysayers said it would never see the water. Mega tankers and massive container ships were constructed much quicker and a decade passed. But this was no international […]

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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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