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DOH ISSUED WARNING TODAY FOR COVE PARK

5/24/18 #kihei  The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Cove Park, Maui. Levels of 2005 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because testing […]

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BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?  UPDATE  5/24/18   Hawaii DOH-CWB issued an alert for Cove Park today: The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Cove Park, Maui. Levels of 2005 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health […]

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KULANIHAKOI RIVER GULCH BRIDGE PROJECT GOES BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD!!

Final permit application reveals major flaw 5/22/18 #kihei This afternoon, we met at Public Works Director David Goode’s facility on the fourth floor with him and his engineers, Ty Takeno and Wendy Kobashigawa, as he responded to our request to discuss the contentious project. Director Goode opened the meeting with a bombshell announcement that in […]

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Kulanihakoi River Bridge proposal was discussed Monday 5/14/2018 in Council Chambers at IEM, but no firm conclusion yet

5/14/18 #kihei This afternoon, we participated at Chair Elle Cochran’s Infrastructure and Environmental Management (IEM) Council committee for item IEM-43 – our longstanding proposals and actions for a much less expensive yet improved action to replace the deteriorated box culvert in the Kulanihakoi river gulch. While the item examines the contract awarded to Wilson Okamoto Corporation […]

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The next action for the Kulanihakoi River Bridge proposal is Monday afternoon 5/14

5/10/18 #kihei After Maui News’ front page coverage last month of community proposals and actions for a much less expensive yet improved way to replace the deteriorated box culvert in the Kulanihakoi river gulch, we are preparing for the next step. This Monday afternoon at 1:30 PM in the Council’s eighth floor chambers, committee chair […]

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MECO meeting regarding proposed detention basin at Maalaea

5/1/18 #kihei KCA wishes to express our appreciation to MECO for inviting us to this presentation, described as an informational meeting on a Maui Electric project at our power generation station in Ma‘alaea. The project involves the installation of a retention basin at the site and the project manager was to be sharing an overview […]

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KCA testifies on expected last day of Council Committee on 2019 budget

Committee OK’s some South Maui projects 4/27/18 #kihei #maui #budget KCA wishes to express our appreciation to the committee for approving some South Maui community needs. Granted, as we publish, the committee is still active, and nothing is official until the second and final hearing of the full committee expected next month. But when we […]

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ONELOA COALITION MONTHLY MEETING AT PWF

Strong showing by 17 participants shows success of the volunteer group’s concern       UPDATE 4/27/18.  HERE IS A LINK TO THE CURRENT MAKENA STATE PARK PLAN  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tcilaz1qz9kfhl9/AADGrxkZg5r_sIW1m18Jb0A-a?dl=0 4/26/18 #kihei Last evening 17 members of the coalition assembled at the current regular meeting location in Maalaea, the Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) classroom. The meeting […]

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KIHEI COMMUNITY PARK CLOSED MAY 4, 2018

Water Line installation for gym requires kapu 4/30/18 #kihei The South Maui Community Park will be closed on May 4 due to the installation of a 3 inch water line to the new Recreation Center. The park is expected to reopen the next day, on May 5. For more information please contact Robert Agapay, CIP Coordinator, […]

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KCA was at County Council Friday regarding item 18-151: Kulanihakoi River Crossing

COUNCIL VOTES APPROVAL, 6-2       4/20/18 #kihei KCA wishes to express our appreciation to the six (of nine) members for voting in favor of the proposed resolution requesting the Public Works Department (DPW) to pause in their continuing effort to proceed with this project as defined by the DPW. This morning five directors were at Council […]

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