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KCA back at Planning Commission to speak on DownTown Kihei

We were in the minority on choice of agenda item Tuesday morning   As the room literally overflowed out the door on 7/28/15,, KCA was the first and one of few to testify here. We continued our pitch for safe bicycling and pedestrian access inside and outside around this proposed project, on both sides of […]

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In what may be the greatest attended meeting since inception over the three years ago, about 30 attendees filled the Kaunoa Senior Center meeting room to hear about a “Water Use and Development Plan” (WUDP) with invited guests State Water Commissioner Jonathan Starr (also a Kaupo Community Association Board Member) and Council Member, and Chair […]

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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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