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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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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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Two KCA Directors testify at Planning Commission- we’ll be back on 4/28/15 too!

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 and ) The major focus of the meeting was the “Orientation Workshop,” explaining the planning process, the divisions […]

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Eric Gleason of NextEra

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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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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