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Badly needed: South Maui Watershed Plan

Watershed Coordinator Michael Reyes addressed the November KCA membership meeting with a detailed slide presentation on the status of the South Maui Watershed Plan. We have reported in the past about the disastrous proposed Drainage Plan which would divert and combine streams into massive concrete culverts. Instead of allowing water from Upcountry to be absorbed […]

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Help publish the Maui Ocean Water Quality study!

Researchers Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce are almost done with their analysis of DoH water samples around Maui’s coastline going back decades. This work was financed by contributions from many individuals and organizations, including KCA, and by the Office of Economic Development. Some of the conclusions of the study were presented at the latest KCA […]

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Email the Mayor – No Stop Light or Culvert!

Email the County See our proposed letter to Mayor Arakawa concerning the County’s plans to add a traffic light, a concrete culvert, and a temporary detour bridge on South Kihei Road in the vicinity of Kaonoulu Street and Kulanihakoi Gulch, then take action by clicking the button above!

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READ DECISION HERE–DAY TWO: LUC Decision sends strong Unanimous Message on Piilani Promenade FEIS

UPDATE 7/27/17  The link below is the ” LUC Decision and Order Rejection FEIS” https://luc.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/A94-706-FOFCOLDO-DENYING-ACCTNC-FEIS.pdf We believe KCA’s testimony on the numerous facets of the KMCP that were violated, the lack of specificity  in the project’s plan and the lack of consideration of the surrounding  built environment all were factors in the decision. However we also […]

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Video of the Testimony on the Pi’ilani Promenade FEIS

7/20/2017 #kihei Thanks to Mary Whispering Wind for capturing and posting video of of some of the testimony at yesterday’s State Land Use Commission hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Pi’ilani Promenade (aka MegaMall) project!

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Kihei Drainage Plan – Will it resolve our flooding and runoff problems?

Have you seen this proposed plan? It is right here to read 6/6/2017 #kihei The Maui Department of Public Works and Engineering Management (DPW) has at long last published a “pre-final report” for the “Kihei Drainage Master Plan, Waiakoa Gulch to Kilohana Drive”. The report is dated November 2016 but KCA received a copy on […]

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Mayor’s Office Regional Budget Meeting in Kihei 10/6/14

  UPDATE 10/7/14 While we were unable to be present for the 500 PM commencement, upon arriving at 5:30, the Administration’s team outnumbered those attending at last evening’s (10/6/14) 2015 budget meeting presented by Mayor Arakawa. The announced new format of testifiers meeting directly one on one with specific department representatives seemed well received.   […]

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Are You in a Flood Zone? Better check as they have moved!

  Sometimes there is mistaken impression that you have to live along the shoreline to be in a flood zone. While living close to coast certainly can put you in a tsunami zone, that is not the same as a flood zone, as designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.) At the Kihei Community […]

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Kenolio Apartments land clearing this week.

UPDATE    8/19/14   KCA has submitted the EA comments to both CHP and PWC now. In addition the last remnant of the “junkyard” appearance which has lingered for years on this site, the graffiti marred  shipping container has been removed. *************************************************************************************************************************************************** 8/16/14   While your Association is preparing comments this month on the Environmental Assessment […]

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