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Deer at Lipoa Street Farmers’ Market this Morning

6/16/18 #kihei  NO, this was NOT one of those stupid misguided publicity stunts. Somehow this poor frightened creature came into the location before the market opened at 8:30 AM, leaped a perimeter fence, and became trapped in a long narrow strip of land between two buildings.  Market management immediately called 24 hour hotline to rectify […]

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State Land Use Commission (LUC) Travels to Kihei for a Site Visit of the Location of the Proposed New High School Mauka of Highway this Afternoon

This afternoon’s meeting was preceded by a gathering at the Kihei Community Center for preparation             6/14/18 #kihei This afternoon the LUC assembled at the Community Center to organize and then proceed to the bare land dedicated for the very long awaited High School. The Commissioners and staff were escorted by […]

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Walking Safely Along and Crossing South Kihei Road

6/5/18 #kihei  UPDATE  KCA testified for our requested crosswalk on SKR this afternoon at Chair Cochran’s IEM committee, and it was passed unanimously 6/2/18 #kihei. So we are walking along that short pleasant area of SKR makai  shaded by the long challenged grove of Monkey Pod trees; you know the ones the mayor is always trying to […]

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Oneloa Coaltion Monthly Meeting Fills the Room with members

This evening’s meeting was preceded by the first subcommittee gathering to address the Paniaka Pond             5/31/18 # kihei This evening, we participated at the monthly meeting at PWF’s classroom in Maalaea at 6:00 PM, as the revitalized Coalition is running regular monthly meetings, coordinated by Albert Perez. KCA is […]

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More to the Kulanihakoi traffic signal light than just motor vehicles

Underpass; Roundabouts; Crosswalks; Bikepaths; Sidewalks; Bikelanes; Mass Transportation and More 5/29/2018 #kihei The 1998 Kihei Makena Community Plan has countless references to “alternative” transportation, but for the most part during the twenty years that have lapsed, ten more than the expected term of the plan, little has been accomplished in South Maui. (BTW, should the […]

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UPDATE BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?  UPDATE  5/31/18  The DOH-CWB issued the following statement today: ” The Water Quality Alert Notification for Cove Park, Maui has been cancelled. Water sample testing results show that the enterococci levels no longer exceed advisory levels. “ Does this mean it is now […]

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Update on Ocean Water Quality Study

Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i: Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD. May 28, 2016 #kihei #maui #ocean #waterquality We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) – cesspools and septic tanks […]

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DOH CWB modifies Cove Park Alert on water quality today

5/31/18  State Health Department issued this notice this morning: “The Water Quality Alert Notification for Cove Park, Maui has been cancelled. Water sample testing results show that the enterococci levels no longer exceed advisory levels.” We take this to mean the condition is not as bad as it had been in past few days, NOT […]

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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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