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

UPDATE County Council Votes in Favor!! (12/19/14) This morning the last County Council of 2014 saw the eight members present unanimously vote in support of the MPQ, or Monkey Pod Quartet, the southernmost four ones in the grove of 14 along SKR , nominated as “exceptional trees,” in this latest step in the long history […]

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

This week we had some community contact concerning the failure of all  the pedestrian crossing signals at our roundabout. The first report was on Tuesday (12/16) that all were dormant, so we contacted the Public Works Department. The next day we had more reports that none were working, & reports of “close calls” with keiki […]

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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.    […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OTHER COMMUNITIES ON MAUI

When we have the time and opportunity, we try to explore important events beyond South Maui. Sometimes we can offer support as what happens in other areas can at potentially affect our area, or make us aware of what could possibly happen in ours . This week we traveled to the MACC for an State […]

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PAR CAME TO KIHEI ON DECEMBER 10 AT 6:00 PM

Every December, Public Access Room (PAR) comes to Kihei and numerous other locations throughout the neighbor islands to educate the community about the workings of our State Legislature. KCA has attended a few times over the past several years, as we are still baffled at some of the occurrences happening at the “Ledge.”. PAR is […]

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KCA offers congratulations to the Wastewater Division of EM

UPDATE: 11/14/14 While the project “began” on 11/9/14, today (Friday) we saw a lot of activity, as the pipes that will transport the R-1  recycled water were delivered for storage near the beginning, as the line will extend from the existing location near the intersection of Waipuilani and Eleu Place makai to Waipuilani Park, north through […]

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KCA General Membership Community Meeting Fills the House- Update*

UPDATE 11/7/14    Sometimes you can make a difference. At this forum, a question was posed to the Mayoral candidates: Maui seems to be the only county not participating in this hazmat control action.. What plan will you institute for Maui in 2015 to have a hazardous waste disposal method for individuals?.  Left over pesticides, […]

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Congratulations to Chief Tivoli S Faaumu, MPD New Chief

While KCA has had an outstanding relationship with him as he headed up the Kihei division for several years, we are very pleased to relinquish “Tivo” as “our” Chief to the entire county, so they can experience his extraordinary skills and manner as we have. This morning (11/3/14) at the new Kihei police station,  KCA […]

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Environment topic of free Nov. 21 event

Even though the event is not in South Maui & seems directed to Central Maui, the topic is a favorite of KCA, and it is what we have been championing for over a decade. How can we make our area a walkable/bikeable community? A free workshop about improving Maui’s environment for pedestrians, bicycles and residents […]

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