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Council’s LUC meeting continues day after site visit, but no conclusion

Extensive public input at site supplemented in chambers with none in favor of zoning change 11/15/17 #kihei In chambers, the Council’s Land Use Committee was called back into session just after 1:30 PM by Chair Bob Carroll, again on the single matter – LU27 – of a proposed change in zoning from residential to business […]

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How to Make South Kihei Road safer for walking and cycling?

Actions this morning and plans for the future making South Kihei Road (SKR) in North Kihei safer    11/14/17 #kihei This morning the Highways division of Public Works was out in force removing wind blown sand and debris from SKR makai, which makes this segment between mile marker one and Kaonoulu Road a bit less […]

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Council’s LUC site visit draws strong turnout

Required site visit LUC meeting for Kihei Wellness Project Development 11/14/17 #kihei When this official committee meeting of the Council’s Land Use was called to order by Chair Bob Carroll, just past 2:00 PM KCA had more directors than the LUC had members present. They commence with bare quorum of five, and we had seven. […]

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BOOM!! North Kihei neighborhood braces for noise and vibrations in NOV

MECO construction of needed substation south of Ohukai vs. bluerock   10/25/17 #kihei A day after our entire area (and the island) experienced an electric power failure which lasted from seven to seventeen hours, we do not dismiss the need for updating infrastructure to support that system. Granted an additional substation in north Kihei would […]

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County Parks & Rec second public meeting on Friday evening

Turnout Way Down From First Meeting; No rumors? UPDATE 10/28/17 FOR UPDATES AND UPCOMING EVENTS, SEE:  mauiaquaticmasterp.wixsite.com/mauiparks  There you can sign up alerts  10/27/17 #kihei The County Parks and Recreation Department’s second community open house for the Maui County Parks District Plans was at 5:00 PM on Friday, October 27 at the same location as […]

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Every improvement helps, but we are looking for major ones too

Manini fixes to aid walking & cycling are appreciated 10/23/17 #kihei While we await some positive feedback from County government for two projects near the infamous intersection of South Kihei Road (SKR) and Kaonoulu in North Kihei (SEE http://gokihei.org/environment/email-the-mayor-no-stop-light-or-culvert) we see a positive action this morning to help facilitate a little safer bicycling and walking makai […]

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What’s New, Maui Lu??

  10/17/17 #kihei You may recall this latest version of the refurbished visitor development by Hilton was expected to break ground JAN 2016, then JAN 2017 and now JAN 2018. Time will tell. But this morning this brave man was trimming many of the towering Coconut Palms along the North Kihei shoreline with fierce tradewinds blowing. […]

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County Council begins process to ban reef killing chemicals in care products

KCA has been all over this issue going back to last year, and hopes County legislators succeed where State failed 10/16/17 #kihei Elle Cochran leads the environmental way with her IED committee once again this afternoon with a proposed bill that would ban any product (mostly sunscreen) that contained Oxybenzone and Octinoxate. Countless testifiers, including […]

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MCPC gives unanimous approval to Honuaula Request

KCA submitted testimony on two items 10/10/17 #kihei Brief Examination Of Honuaula Affordable Housing Move By Bare Quorum Of Five Commissioners In the county Planning Department conference room this morning, we submitted testimony to the planning commission on two items. The first was ITEM D, 2 HONUAULA PARTNERS requested amendment on location of required workforce […]

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UPDATE: Construction beginning soon*** MECO fence going up, just after years of the Sarofim Mall fence finally came down

UPDATE 10/10/17  THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY MECO TODAY REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF THE SUBSTATION IN NORTH KIHEI CONTACT: Shayna Decker, 808-871-2339 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE shayna.decker@mauielectric.com Maui Electric to start construction of new Ka‘ono‘ulu Substation KAHULUI, Oct. 10, 2017 – Maui Electric Company will begin construction this month of the Ka‘ono‘ulu Substation on the […]

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