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LARGE turnout at Council’s Planning Committee

Thursday morning meeting (6/18/15) stirs strong feeling about County’s Community and General Plans and effect of land zoning ordinances on them. Your Association had four directors present and testifying among the nearly forty testifiers, at an unusual meeting. Some out of the “out of the ordinary” aspects were there seemed little community awareness of the […]

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KCA testifies at Council’s LUC on R & T Park

                                This Wednesday afternoon, (6/17/15) we submitted testimony to Chair Bob Carroll and his Land Use Committee on what probably is Kihei’s largest project, the long established Research and Technology Park(R&T) located mauka on the Pi’ilani Hwy on Lipoa. At […]

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KCA Has Strong Presence at MC Planning Commission

Four Directors, a past President, a Committee Member & several members testify  With two items of strong interest to our community at top of agenda this morning (6/9/15), six of us testified to the Commission on Walgreens and Nani Loa Condo Hotel requests for land use changes for drafts of Environmental Assessments (EA) on both […]

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UDRB says Walgreens not appropriate at this Kihei location-PC IS NEXT ON TUESDAY 6/9/15

                            County’s Urban Design Review Board (UDRB) gets earful from So Maui. Walgreens box store not welcome in proposed Central Kihei location on SKR Well over a dozen community members showed up this morning (6/2/15) at the County Planning building in Wailuku […]

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KCA Design Review Committee (DRC) “scores” again

Nani Loa Condo Hotel project reviewed on Thursday At 10:00 AM last Thursday 5/21/15 the DRC see welcomed a contingent for this proposed project off SKR in South Maui across from Kamaole III Beach Park. We say off the road as the location sits back from the road in a flag lot set-up, with […]

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On Monday (5/11/15) evening at the regular spot, Kaunoa Senior Center just off the Hana Highway, the Alliance of Maui Community Associations welcomed guest permaculturalist, and old KCA friend Michael Howden who coordinated with another KCA friend Lucienne de Naie to inform the gathering of Association directors and a few community attendees to address an […]

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Is Walgreens coming to Kïhei? UPDATE!

UPDATE 5/27/15  Maui County Urban Design Review Board (UDRB) has announced its June 2 (Tuesday, 10:00 AM) meeting agenda, at 250 S High St in Wailuku which will include this proposed project, and we encourage community participation, if you are concerned. We plan to submit testimony. 11/22/14   While there is no definitive answer to this question […]

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Coming to a Foodland near you? DETAILS Tuesday evening, Apr. 28, 2015

UPDATE 4/28/15 Six of KCA directors attended the meeting, along with about 30 So. Maui residents, all with a variety of concerns about the proposed addition gasoline tanks, at this veteran supermarket in South Kihei . While by regulation the owners or their agents had to schedule a public meeting and notify anyone with 500′ […]

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Be Ready for Traffic Delays in Wailea This Week (4/27/15)

There are basically only two ways to drive in or out of Wailea to the rest of of Maui Island, via Wailea Alanui Dr to reach SKR or Wailea Ike Drive hooking to the Pi’ilani Hwy.. Beginning Monday (4/28/15) at 8:00 AM, both roads are subject to closures and detours, as Maui Master Builders under […]

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Pi’ilani Highway closes for road construction this week

While we have been watching and reporting on this HDOT project mostly questioning why no sidewalks were included, (SEE ), this week (4/20/15) the intersection will be closed for several evenings. The contractor Goodfellow Brothers has been doing the work in a most cooperative basis reducing the motor vehicle impacts, but now they have […]

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