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KCA testifies to Council’s Budget & Finance Committee on South Maui items of concern

#kihei 4/26/17. Your Association expressed some South Maui concerns to the Budget & Finance Committee on the “draft” FY 2018 Budget presented to that committee by Riki Hokama late on Monday afternoon. On Wednesday morning, we asked for positive consideration of marine water quality studies; retaining the current “3 can plan” in two districts; sufficient […]

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Kamaole Grand approved at Planning Commission for SMA Permit Request – KCA ask for conditions not granted

#kihei 4/25/17 In our second time this year for this volunteer group, we were testifying on the Kamaole Grand’s request for an SMA permit to the Planning Commission with a new chair, Sandra Duvauchelle , and two new commissioners, Tina Gomes and Christian Tackett. Our testimony basically was the advice we provided to the development […]

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1000! attend Congressional Representative for Maui, Tulsi Gabbard, Town Hall Meeting

UPDATE  4/20/17  Full House at Castle Theater were dazzled!   As popularity increases now Akaku, Maui Community Media announces they will televise it live on Ch 55 and livestream on  www.akaku.org   UPDATE 4/17/17 Seemingly due to overwhelming response, Thursday’s event has been moved to the Castle Theater at the MACC When was the last time […]

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What about sunscreen containing oxybenzone ? Would you use it when in the ocean? Is it harmful to coral? Are there reasonable alternatives? Should there be legislative action?

For years some segments in the Maui community have stated sunscreen is harming our coral reef system. Have they been right all along? #kihei 4/18/17  Our conclusion concerning this issue: the prudent action is to follow the precautionary principal. Don’t use a suspicious product unless it is proven harmless, as there are reasonable alternatives. First […]

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County Council B & F Committee Says YES to Kihei Gym

4/17/17 #kihei With a time limit of one hour and a hot button issue on the Fire Department as one of just two agendized items, we were concerned that if there was a lot of lengthy public testimony, no decision wound be reached No need. We were the sole testifier in the County. We offered […]

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Public Invited to Kalama Skate Park Design Workshop this Wednesday at KCC

Skate much? Land surfers in Kihei, this is your time to tell ’em how it should be done Wailuku, Maui – Members of the public are invited to provide input to Maui County staff and skate park designers for the proposed Kalama Skate Park. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 19, from 6 […]

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Who is that taking State DOH CWB marine water samples along Kihei Beaches??

It is Megan Dailer, a scientist who has been actively involved in numerous marine water quality issues on Maui for several years. #kihei 4/12/17  This morning April 12, we spotted a familiar face wading into the kai taking samples in North Kihei: Megan Dailer, who among other things is an algal biologist and has conducted […]

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County Liquor Control Commission is out of control

Ka’ahumanu runs red with rage and passion this afternoon 4/11/17 #kihei We expected a large turnout  this afternoon, protesting the Mayor’s approval of 24/7/365 alcohol sales  without any community awareness or discussion. So seeing about sixty red-shirted volunteers lined up fronting the Queen Ka’ahumanu Center was a bit less than we expected. But the enthusiasm […]

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Groundswell of community outrage around booze expansion leads to call for peaceful protest this Tuesday afternoon

4/11/17  Planning on participating? Good. Can more be done? Yes   Sign the online petition  https://www.change.org/p/county-of-maui-liquor-commission-repeal-24-hour-alcohol-sales-in-maui-county?recruiter=40513482&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsive  Call: the County Liquor Commission:   244-4660.   Email them : liquor@mauicounty.gov   We expect a large turnout protesting Mayor’s approval of 24/7/365 alcohol sales without any community awareness or discussion by County Liquor Commission.    4/9/17 #kihei When word […]

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Hearing is this MONDAY at 9:00 AM Council sends Gym to committee. KCA testified to County Council for Kihei Gym on Friday.

4/12/17  UPDATE The Maui County Council’s Budget & Finance Committee has squeezed in a meeting at 9:00 AM this Monday 4/17 to address two proposed amendment to the current 2017 FY budget, before resuming one hour later the upcoming  2018 FY budget . One of the two is the Kihei Gym. Of note the ask […]

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