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The newest reconfiguration of the Ma’alaea Plantation from Spencer

Once again the KCA Design Review Committee met with the representatives of Spencer Development on their renewed and modified attempt to find a satisfactory residential project mauka of the Honoapi’ilani Highway in Maalaea near the North Kihei Road (NKR) intersection. Last Thursday (3/19/15) morning the personable pair of Doug Spenser and Vince Bogoyo presented the […]

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April 7 at 5:00 PM public meeting in Kihei on Electric Company merger

NextEra Energy, HECO to hold public meetings March 24, 2015 The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             NextEra Energy, which is seeking to merge with Maui Electric Co. parent Hawaiian Electric Co., will be holding public meetings with HECO in Maui County from April 7 to 9. The meetings are intended to introduce residents to NextEra […]

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KCA testimony on “Downtown Kihei “ before Councilman Bob Carroll’s Land Use Committee Yesterday

Shortly after 1:30 PM (3/18/15) KCA joined with five others to offer testimony on this long discussed project, which may finally be going forward. The project in central Kihei, dissected by Pi’ikea and running from Liloa down to the artificial wetlands ponds just makua of Longs Drugs and Azeka Shopping Center has been in the […]

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KCA testified to the Planning Commission this morning (3/10/15)

UPDATE 3/11/15 So what happened ? Our attempt to consider moving  the SMA boundary elicited a strong developer, builder contingent in opposition against just KCA, and unsurprisingly the PC voted unanimously against the proposal. Today the Maalaea dump is already reopened- see today’s Maui news for professional article on that outcome. But is was not […]

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WHAT’S NEW, MAUI LU? KCA HAS SOME ANSWERS IN 2015

Our Design Review Committee had the opportunity to .meet with Capbridge President William “Will” Beaton over from Oahu accompanied by Michael “Mike” Wright representing his own Project and Construction Management firm to learn the latest on the Maui Lu resort on Thursday (1/22/15). Capbridge, a Japanese corporation is collaborating with Hilton Grand Vacation to pretty […]

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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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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

UPDATE 12/31/14 This morning, as expected by many, a newly formed non profit group of home owners in Maui Lani , Maui Lani Neighbors, Inc (MLN). were blocked by a triumvirate composed of legal representation of both Maui County and State governments, joined with the Alexander and Baldwin Corporation, the last remaining of the original […]

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NEW Kihei local farm stand opens mauka Pi’ilani Hwy.

This morning (12/20/14) we stopped to check out this brand new Kihei business, or more accurately an expansion of the existing business. The partners who have operated the Maui Tropical Algae Farm decided to open a Maui only Farm Stand operating seven days a week from 9:00AM to 6:00 PM in front of their farm. […]

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Will THIS plan yield a more pedestrian friendly Maui?

We attended this free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents, “You Can Help Make a Better Maui,” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. last Friday (11/21/14) in Wailuku. The event was hosted by Sandy McGuinness of Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, (NPAC) and Marivil Fabregas of AARP Hawai’i. Here […]

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Is Walgreens coming to Kïhei?

While there is no definitive answer to this question at this time, they are certainly considering it. For the second time, representatives of the firm met with our Design Review Committee (DRC), most recently on Tuesday morning November 18, 2014, with a scheduled meeting with the County Planning Department that afternoon. The prior meeting last […]

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