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Alliance of Community Associations kicks off 2015

The first meeting of the Alliance of Maui Community Associations (Alliance) for 2015 occurred last Monday (1/26/15) at the Kaunoa Senior Center “behind” the Kahului Airport. Beginning at 6:00, the meeting included representatives of eight Organizations. .Kihei had two directors present, Adele Rugg and Mike Moran The meeting commenced with a brief 15 minute appeal […]

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SO WE WERE WRONG! FOUR DAY DETOUR IN EFFECT

UPDATE  1/28/15   But we were going in the right direction when we forecast opens a day early. Now we see a blessing of the temporary crossing is set for 3:00  PM WEDNESDAY , with open to traffic immediately after. Great job GFB.!!                         […]

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KCA-MPD MEETING INAUGURATE THE NEW YEAR IN KIHEI

While it may have lacked the overflow crowd (more non-members than members), the drama, the huge media presence beyond Maui and more from the last time KCA invited the Police Department to our general membership meeting last year, last evening’s (1/20/15) community meeting greeting the new Chief and his team did allow time for residents […]

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Why are these makings along Kihei roadway this week? We have the answer

1/20/15  ANSWER   Mahalo to HDOT. First a correction of terms, as we had the strip of state owned land running parallel to the Highway as “right of way,” but are advised it is a state owned parcel of land. But as far as what and why, we have it. Seems a Kaiola Pl resident issued […]

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KCA TESTIFIED IN SUPPORT OF THE MPQ AND WAS HEARD BY COUNCIL

UPDATE County Council Votes in Favor!!  (1/16/15) Second a final vote by Council was unanimous this morning, so now move to Mayor Arakawa for signature                                                         (12/19/14) This […]

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Star Player is Missing again

UPDATE 1/6/15 According to the County DOT, the Double D is mechanically sound, sitting in their yard, ready to return to service. So why is it off the road? Because of overhead obstacles such as low hanging wires and tree branches, possibly due to storms, is the official stated reason We know this vehicle, when […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

UPDATE 12/31/14 This morning, as expected by many, a newly formed non profit group of home owners in Maui Lani , Maui Lani Neighbors, Inc (MLN). were blocked by a triumvirate composed of legal representation of both Maui County and State governments, joined with the Alexander and Baldwin Corporation, the last remaining of the original […]

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SUCCESS! Is KCA the Kihei Community Action? Safe walking to school?

UPDATE  12/20/14  Having indications that after numerous efforts most of this week, the DPW signal technician may have solved the challenge to assure that the flashing beacons would remain functioning properly, we monitored all four signals several times this morning, and they have continue working properly. We will continue to test them, but seems the strong […]

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IS THIS AN IMPROVEMENT? CHECK IT OUT, THEN VOTE

Over the years, KCA had advocated for a series of roundabouts along SKR where we have the three traffic signals spanning Pi’ikea to Lipoa. While we still believe this is the way to go, without the political way to make this progressive step, we commend DPW Director David Goode for an attempted improvement by synchronizing […]

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Will THIS plan yield a more pedestrian friendly Maui?

We attended this free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents, “You Can Help Make a Better Maui,” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. last Friday (11/21/14) in Wailuku. The event was hosted by Sandy McGuinness of Maui County Nutrition & Physical Activity Coalition, (NPAC) and Marivil Fabregas of AARP Hawai’i. Here […]

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