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Arborist Committee comes to Kihei for Kihei’s trees

Some Progress at County Arborist Committee Yesterday 8/10/17 #kihei. In a prior post, http://gokihei.org/environment/maui-county-arborist-committee-focus-on-proposed-removal-of-trees-at-kcc we referenced the legal requirement for Arborist Committee meetings: “There shall be six nonvoting, ex-officio members consisting of: the arborist, the plan reviewer, the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the […]

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SAC AT HIHWNMS In Kihei On August 16, 2017

8/4/17 #kihei OK Maui guys, especially South Maui guys, know HIHWNMS means Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, also called the Whale Sanctuary, which was created in 1992. And while it does have segments around each of the other islands, the major portion is right here in and beyond Maalaea Bay, and the facility […]

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UPDATE*** Groundbreaking this month. County Council Says YES to Kihei Gym

8/2/17 UPDATE  FINALLY GROUNDBREAKING ANNOUNCED. Parks & Rec has advised that 9:00 AM on Aug 31 at the site in the NE corner of our community park (next to the school) official groundbreaking for the looong waiting gym will take place.  5/9/17   UPDATE   At this morning’s second and FINAL hearing, once again,   WE […]

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Help ensure South Maui near-shore waters are safe?

UPDATE 7/14/17  Training starts in August    Monday August 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday August 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 726 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753   Contact Dana Reed dreed@hawaii.edu     cell:  720-272-8661   5-31-17 #kihei As you may know, the government agency responsible for […]

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Free Screening of “Chasing Coral” in Kihei Thursday Evening

7/24/17 #kihei It is happening this Thursday evening at the Whale Sanctuary. This is NOT a KCA event but posted to inform our concerned community. A free screening of the award-winning film “Chasing Coral” will be held at the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary in Kihei at 6 p.m. Thursday. It will be followed by […]

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State Agency Meeting on Marine Water Testing Almost Ignored Last Evening

6/28/17 #kihei With public announcement starting almost one month prior and updates posted on this board throughout the month on what we take as a very hot topic and concern not only on the South side, but all over the coast, the turn out for the Department of Health, Clean Water Branch (DOH-CWB) presentation was […]

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What do you do with Ahihi Kina’u now?

Project to clear fragile land of spent munitions 6/29/17 #kihei Last evening at Lokalani Middle school in central Kihei a small group of concerned guys from South Maui and beyond assembled at the invitation of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE). The purpose of the meeting was to explain the remediation project for […]

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Maui MPO Policy Board Meeting Thursday

6/22/17 #kihei This morning we submitted testimony to the Maui Metropolitan Organization (MPO) board on two items, both of which focused on the West side. Huh? Well the agenda identified them as West Maui, but our intent was to relate them both to the South side. Item IV, d. addressed the first meeting of the […]

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Do you know what they are researching out there? Or is that even what is going on?

UPDATE  6/21/17  Nobody knows?  Here are two more pix taken today from North side of Kalama Park.           6/2017 #kihei Coconut Wireless says this ship seemingly anchored off the coast somewhere near Molokini is a research ship. Do you know if that is correct? Do you know what they are doing there? […]

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Two state officials who may be Maui Council Mayoral Candidates spoke to the Community Associations

6/20/17 #kihei Last evening current Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and South Maui Representative Kaniela Ing each had nearly an hour to present, discuss and answer questions from about 30 guys from several Community Associations at the Alliance of Community Associations regular monthly meeting yesterday. (We dominated participation with three directors, two past officers as well […]

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