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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.    […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

When we have the time and opportunity, we try to explore important events beyond South Maui. Sometimes we can offer support as what happens in other areas can at potentially affect our area, or make us aware of what could possibly happen in ours . This week we traveled to the MACC for an State […]

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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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SOME POSITIVE NEWS ABOUT THE N-S COLLECTOR ROAD

In response to several community inquiries, KCA reached out to Department of Public Works (DPW) Director David Goode to ascertain authoritative information about proposed construction of a segment of the North- South Collector Road in the area between Keonakai and Alanui Ke Ali’i. KCA offers our sincere appreciation to the Director for a prompt offering […]

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Kenolio Apartments project scheduled Public Meeting on 11/6/14

UPDATE 11/7/14     A power point presentation prepared by Chris Hart and Partners (CHP) for a public community meeting at the Community Center last evening (11/6/14) for this Kenolio Apartments proposed project. As it commenced, the three presenters were almost constantly peppered with interjected questions from a small but very vocal group of concerned neighbor […]

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Why No Sidewalks Again? Seems All Talk and No Walk

Your Association’s observed construction beginning the “Traffic Operating Improvements” this morning (11/3/14)at this busy intersection, as reported by announcement in Maui News for three days in late October by Goodfellow Brothers (GFB.) Since the Maui County Planning Commission added a condition “ ‘That the applicant shall include the addition of pedestrian friendly access sidewalks for […]

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Who is doing what at Kulanihakoi Gulch?

You know the Kulanihakoi Gulch, or at least then very end of it where it runs below the Pi’ilani Hwy between Kaonoulu and Kulanihakoi Streets across the N-S Collector Rd corridor continuing makai to SKR and the Kai. Well this morning, (1016/14) just makai of the NSCR trail, we see someone has been working with heavy […]

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KCA comments on the Pi’ilani Promenade’s DEIS

UPDATE 10/1/14.   As advertised (below) we have submitted our comments on the Draft EIS and submitted to all the proper recipients  in a seventeen page document  seehttp://gokihei.org/wp-content/uploads/PiilaniPromDraftEISesponseV2b.pdf . Now we all wait.. UPDATE 8/20/14    Sarofim Realty Advisors of Dallas, Texas have offered a new Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on this notorious project. KCA again […]

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KCA DRC Scores the Kenolio Apartment Project

  At this morning’s (9/25/14) presentation by Chris Hart and Partners (CHP), which included Ashley and Stacy Otomo of Otomo Engineering Inc. (OTI) and audio input from the developer Pacific West Companies’ (PWC) Doug Gibson and Don Slattery via conference call for the home base in Eagle, ID, the Design Review Committee (DRC) performed a […]

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Alliance of Maui Community Associations Meeting

At this month’s Alliance meeting this Monday 9/21/14, the group examined a laundry list of ways the County government can improve for the benefit of the residents. By compiling a list of issues, concerns and problems, the group worked to decide which segment of government had responsibility, what action might be affected, & who might […]

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