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Near Shore Water Quality in South Maui Is a Long Term KCA Concern

Who cares about the water quality of our near shore ocean? Doesn’t everyone? You might expect that anyone who enters: snorkelers, divers, swimmers, surfers, fishers, paddlers (SUP, outrigger & kayak), wind surfers, boaters, kiters and waders lead the list, followed by the recreation businesses who foster these activities. Moreover anyone who profits from this interest, so […]

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Kihei Wellness Center proposed at 1488 SKR, makai (next to Kihei Vet ) hearing on May 10, 2016 9AM

This commercial project a two story a 22,000 ft2 building  for “wellness related services.” is scheduled to go before the County Planning Commission in Wailuku at 9:00 AM on May 10, requesting a change in zoning (CIZ)  from Residential to Commercial. Presently it is vacant land next to Kihei Veterinarian Services, and a separate vacant […]

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Makena Site Visit Set for 5/18/16 at 9:00 AM For County Planning Commission on Resort Project

UPDATE 4/21/16  With mahalo to the Planning Department, we can now state the Planning Commission has decided to accept the invitation for a site visit at Makena ATC’s project site on Wednesday morning, May 18 at 9:00 AM. This is the morning after our public community meeting on 5/17 concerning overall S Maui building projects […]

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Bike path Construction along Liloa to commence this month

UPDATE 4/23/16 Progress in construction . A quick glimpse this morning indicates that most of the below-ground work along both sides of Liloa is nearly completed, and we see some of the ground level pieces coming into place, like the curbs gutters & segment of sidewalks indicating the breadth of the redesigned roadway . . […]

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We Crashed the Revitalized Wailuku Community Association Meeting

“the voice of the community and the advocacy organization to support and work with the County’s redevelopment efforts.” Last evening (4/20/16) we ventured into Wailuku to attend a public board meeting of the revitalized Wailuku Community Association (WCA), dba Wailuku Downtown Association, at 5:30 PM at the site of the old Wailuku Main Street Group […]

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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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Our Design Review Committee (DRC) Receives New Development Info

This morning (4/7/16) a new challenge was engaged by the Design Review Committee (DRC) in a 10 AM meeting with Pete Sullivan of PB Sullivan http://www.pbsullivanconst.com/ (PBS) of Kihei, an existing KCA Gold level business member, and his consultant Rory Frampton. They advised PBS is examining leasing about 10 acres from Haleakala Ranch in the […]

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UPDATE!! PROCESS HALTED, Walgreens decides to forego plan for Kihei Store!

UPDATE 3/31/16 WALGREENS HAS ANNOUNCED THEY DO NOT INTEND TO PROCEED ANY FURTHER IN ESTABLISHING A RETAIL STORE AT THIS LOCATION We remind the community that you can make a difference. More details at a later time.   3/22/15   Beginning at 9:00 AM (3/22/16) the County Planning Commission considered numerous items across the County, but the majority were […]

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Road Closed! WAY more than a bike path on Liloa

UPDATE 3/21/15  With one more week to go before reopening to somewhat restricted access, we once again commend the planing of scheduling this closure when schools are in spring recess to lessen the impact         UPDATE 3/12/16   If you have traversed this area during construction or just viewed the pictures below, you see the Liloa […]

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UPDATE Council’s First Says Yes- will they make the deadline?

            UPDATE 3/4/16 FULL COUNCIL SAYS PROCEED UPDATE 3/2/16  This afternoon, the Committee did not technically approve the 2 year extension, but our understanding is if the full Council does approve it at the upcoming scheduled  March 18 meeting ( the exact same date the present time limit expires,) the 2 year extension will be […]

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