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

  UPDATE (4/20/15) A public “open house” for the community with information about the Kihei Foodland Supermarket proposed addition of a gas station on SKR has been announced by their agent, Munekiyo Hiraga, and KCA appreciates them sharing the information with us to help alert the So Maui Community. As you see in the announcement, […]

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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 http://gokihei.org/development-project-review/two-kca-directors-testify-at-planning-commission ), 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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Two KCA Directors testify at Planning Commission

On Tuesday morning (4/14/15) KCA expressed continuing community support for the inclusion of sidewalks at the intersection of Ohukai and the Pi’ilani Hwy, which is presently being refurbished by HDOT in North Kihei . (See http://gokihei.org/environment/kca-testified-to-the-planning-commission-this-morning-31015 and http://gokihei.org/development-project-review/why-no-sidewalks-again-seems-all-talk-and-no-walk ) The major focus of the meeting was the “Orientation Workshop,” explaining the planning process, the divisions […]

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

UPDATE This evening, (4/7/15) we attended the NextEra public meeting at KCC concerning the take over of electric utility in Hawaii and were disappointed. The format was an open house, with lots of fancy signs and NextEra people standing around waiting to speak with residents one at a time, so there was no presentation or […]

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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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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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