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Alliance completes 2017 with three newly elected Council Members on Monday

No DEC. meeting but back at Kaunoa in January for Associations 11/22/16. Last evening reps for about six community associations gathered at the senior center to meet and greet the three newly elect Council members at the Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) Of course KCA had these successful candidates in our October 18 candidate […]

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Water, water everywhere is KCA concerns MEETING TUESDAY AT 6:00 PM

By Water, All Things Find Life KCA’s position paper on water  SEE http://www.gokihei.org/wp-content/uploads/WaterPositionStatemt_Oct.-13.pdf        When we express concerns about water, we need to explain what type. Hawaiians use kai & wai to distinguish the near shore ocean water from fresh water. Moana for open ocean, Recently our discussions and writings concern mostly the […]

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UPDATE*** Bike Path Blessing & Grand Opening is a Festive Monday Afternoon event at the Park

UPDATE 10/27/16 PHASE III When we supported the short extension here (phase II) we had advocated moving further onto phase III, extending the bike path across the park to Welakahao. Going back to 5/7/15 see http://gokihei.org/environment/kca-again-proposes-a-safe-bike-path-in-kihei we organized a site visit to show how this could be done with relevant ease, the biggest challenge a […]

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Mark Fenton invited back to Planning Commission Tuesday afternoon

9/28/16- Yesterday afternoon, renowned alternative transportation health authority Mark Fenton offered a presentation to the Maui Planning Commission (MPC), and yes KCA was there. We know him from a prior visit to Maui nearly seven years ago, when he also presented to the MPC, but also found time to speak with KCA. (This time he […]

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Alliance examines “Affordable Housing” Monday evening

Sep 26, 2016. After a month off, the Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) again brought together a collection of representatives from a variety of Community Associations from Kihei to Kula and points in between for this month’s meeting at Kaunoa. In addition others not affiliated with C.A.’s participated The meeting kicked off with a […]

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Council’s Planning Committee again looks at Maluaka Park’s required expansion on Tuesday.

9/18/16: When KCA was officially established nearly 56 years ago as the Kihei Community Association, it was to represent the “Kihei District”, which included Wailea and Makena. Over this more than half century the area has changed extensively, but our Association by-laws have not. So while the situation is much more complex we try to […]

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WILL EVERYONE ON MAUI HAVE TO BUY AND INSTALL A BACK FLOW PREVENTER?

UPDATE    9/14/16. Committee voted unanimously to approve required back flow preventer (Elle Cochran was excused) 9/8/16  Committee announced back on for next week 9/14. 9:00 AM 8/30/16  UPDATE MEETING IS CANCELLED BY THE COUNCIL 8/27/16   You may have the answer Wednesday morning at Council.’s Water committee If you saw Chair Baisa’s Viewpoint Sunday morning […]

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KCA COMMUNITY INQUIRIES ANSWERED IN VARIETY OF WAYS

UPDATE 8/11/16 Today it seems the work is done, and ironically,. seems the last remnant of the black dust fence was removed. Years back KCA and several individual residents asked for this but were denied. Than tradewinds refused to take no for an answer, and shredded most of it yet again, & it was not replaced. Now this. Go figure   […]

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Council’s Planning Committee induces Kihei resident testimony this morning

8/4/16; Committee Chair South Maui resident Councilman Don Couch and his committee got an earful from some North Kihei residents concerning development along Kaiwahine and the effects on a long term (30 year) neighborhood resident. KCA also testified in support of the residents present & those who communicated with us prior to the meeting, but […]

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DLNR- DOFAW PUBLIC HEARING ON HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN ON MAJOR KIHEI PROJECT

Most guys still refer to it as Wailea 670, the original name before apparently the Wailea Association said it is not part of Wailea, so you can’t use that name. Now it is Honua’ula, but regardless of the name, it remains a controversial project for a number of reasons, including preserving the environment, including effect […]

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