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Maui Metro Planning Org (Maui MPO) Meeting

Imagine an effort of County, State and Federal government entities all working together on the same project. A recipe for gridlock? Not if the initial meeting of Maui MPO Policy Board Meeting was any indication. Yes, there are lots of acronyms involved, but a smooth running meeting led by Board Chair David Goode, adding a […]

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Kihei Wellness Center proposed at 1488 SKR, makai (next to Kihei Vet ) hearing on May 10, 2016 9AM

This commercial project a two story a 22,000 ft2 building  for “wellness related services.” is scheduled to go before the County Planning Commission in Wailuku at 9:00 AM on May 10, requesting a change in zoning (CIZ)  from Residential to Commercial. Presently it is vacant land next to Kihei Veterinarian Services, and a separate vacant […]

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KCA GOES OVER AND UP TO REPORT TO YOU ON CANDIDATES

Our akamai members are aware that each on the nine elected Council members has an equal say about So Maui, so for whom you chose to vote for the upcountry residential seat is just as important as the So. Maui one.. Thus we went to Pukalani last evening (4/26) to a candidates forum for that […]

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We Crashed the Revitalized Wailuku Community Association Meeting

“the voice of the community and the advocacy organization to support and work with the County’s redevelopment efforts.” Last evening (4/20/16) we ventured into Wailuku to attend a public board meeting of the revitalized Wailuku Community Association (WCA), dba Wailuku Downtown Association, at 5:30 PM at the site of the old Wailuku Main Street Group […]

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WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A MAUI COUNTY COMMUNITY PLAN? WHAT IF MUCH OF IT IS IGNORED?

UPDATE 4/17/16 (or should this be labeled a -DOWNDATE?) SEE THE CURRENT KIHEI-MAKENA COMMUNITY PLAN  Sometime back, probably in the ’80’s, the South Maui Community examined the condition of the poor or lack of planning of our area, and began striving to improve what existed & insure that all new growth and the built environment […]

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Brah, it’s a street light, not a traffic signal at Kanani Rd

Seems like ever since this DPW project has progressed through the various committees and commissions, we’ve heard community objections to “another traffic light on SKR!” So now constructions is about to begin (predicted next Monday, 4/18/16), so before the input begins, what they are constructing is a street light, which lights up the intersection, not […]

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KCA Testifies to Budget Committee Regarding. NSCR (again)

This morning (4/12/16) KCA testified on a few items for the DPW’s portion of Capital Improvements for the Public Works Department for the FY 2017 for South Maui, principally a proposed construction of the NSCR extending from the upcoming terminus at the border of Lokelani Middle school and the Community Park extending southward to Auhana […]

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COUNTY COUNCIL BUDGET COMMITTEE IN KIHEI

Last evening (4/5/16) the Budget & Finance Committee, with seven of nine members present, made their annual sojourn to Kihei to hear from our community at the Center on Lipoa, and yes your Association was there to squeeze our extensive comments & concerns for the FY 2017 budget into three minutes, but we did submit […]

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But Elections in Hawaii are still several months away??

NO, YOU CAN NOT VOTE FOR EITHER OF THEM!     Why would we announce the information of our two candidate forums for both of the 2016 ( primary and general) elections so far in advance? Well for one thing several candidates have already publicly announced their intentions to run for various county and state […]

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UPDATE!! PROCESS HALTED, Walgreens decides to forego plan for Kihei Store!

UPDATE 3/31/16 WALGREENS HAS ANNOUNCED THEY DO NOT INTEND TO PROCEED ANY FURTHER IN ESTABLISHING A RETAIL STORE AT THIS LOCATION We remind the community that you can make a difference. More details at a later time.   3/22/15   Beginning at 9:00 AM (3/22/16) the County Planning Commission considered numerous items across the County, but the majority were […]

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