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KCA General Membership Community Meeting Fills the House

Your Association’s General Membership meeting last evening (10/21/14) welcomed over 100 members & guests for a candidate forum with mayor Alan Arakawa & challenger Ocean Safety Officer Tamara Paltin; S. Maui council-member Don Couch and challenge UHMC College Professor Jon “Fitz” Fitzpatrick; and Kahului Council-member Don Guzman and former (termed out) Council-member Joe Pontinella. Each […]

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KCA Offers Kudos to WDNA for Community Presentation

The Waimahaihai District Neighborhood Association (WDNA) offered a powerful public presentation examining many of the potential aspects of how a major flood might affect Kihei. As we know, and many remember when we have the last “mud flood”, it does not even need to be raining in South Maui to see potential devastation if a […]

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State DOT working along Maui County Street

So what were the State Department of Transportation (HDOT) workers doing along Kailoa Place in North Kihei today (10/14/14)? Well, since the strip of land on the mauka side of the street is part of the State’s Pi’ilani Highway Right of Way, it is their kuleana to maintain it, and several of the existing Kiawe […]

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State Department of Health Maui Meeting on Cesspools

UPDATE 10/15/14 Your Association submitted testimony that we agreed for a need to remove and replace these devices with something more modern & efficient in our area to help preserve the quality of out near shore waters & protect the coral reef system in Maalaea bay. However we asked the Department to offer a reasonable […]

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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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Tuesday’s Community Meeting Focuses on General Election

On Tuesday (10/21/14) at the Kihei Charter Middle School (41 E Lipoa) at 6:30 PM, KCA welcomes six Maui County Candidates for three offices in a forum for those who are registered, and do vote. For County Council, we have Kahului’s incumbent Don Guzman & returning “termed out” former Councilmen Joe Pontinella; South Maui incumbent […]

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County Planning Committee Bill on Home-Based Businesses Passes

UPDATE 10/3/14    PC 33, This Home Based Business Bill arose as scheduled this afternoon in the Committee, with the absence of any community testimony. Thus the five members of the committee’s total of seven who were present, went through the often revised bill, supplemented  with Planning Department input, and approved the bill on first reading. Thus […]

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KCA comments on the Pi’ilani Promenade’s DEIS

UPDATE 10/1/14.   As advertised (below) we have submitted our comments on the Draft EIS and submitted to all the proper recipients  in a seventeen page document  see . Now we all wait.. UPDATE 8/20/14    Sarofim Realty Advisors of Dallas, Texas have offered a new Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on this notorious project. KCA again […]

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Alliance of Maui Community Associations Meeting

At this month’s Alliance meeting this Monday 9/21/14, the group examined a laundry list of ways the County government can improve for the benefit of the residents. By compiling a list of issues, concerns and problems, the group worked to decide which segment of government had responsibility, what action might be affected, & who might […]

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Maui News Editorializes on Kihei High School and DOE

Following the front page article on our September 16 community meeting yesterday (9/17/14),see below,  today (9/18/14) the publisher offered his opinion of the situation. Opening of high school in Kihei now put at 2020 DOE says it can only access $30 million of $130 million allotted September 17, 2014 By EILEEN CHAO – Staff Writer […]

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