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Is the North Kihei Black Wall down for good? Nope.

  UPDATE 8/24/14 The answer is no, as yesterday we noted a segment of the construction black screening material is back in place along the existing framework. As indications are a LUC decision on the project may not take place this year, thus prohibiting any physical actions on the grounds , it raises the question, […]

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Pi’ilani Promenade submits a new DEIS to State Land Use Commission (LUC)

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 will begin analyzing and reviewing this lengthy document for our community. Our intention is to submit  comments to all involved before the cutoff date  of October 7, 2014 7/23/14    Viewing […]

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STIP was back in Kihei on Tuesday

  To follow up after receiving recent community feedback a few months ago, representatives of the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) offered an update at Kihei Elementary school on Lipoa at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, 8/5/14. of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP.) Your Association had three representatives there to listen and ask questions […]

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KCA testifies for Styrofoam Ban at Council Committee Monday

This afternoon, 7/28/14 your Association submitted testimony to the Council’s IEM Committee in support of legislation that would severely limit Polystyrene containers throughout the County. This group includes the well known product Styrofoam, which is severely detrimental to many facets of our environment, and has an almost infinite level of endurance. This bill would only […]

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Oneloa Coaltion meeting on Makena State Park today

  Oneloa Coalition progressing with Panika Fishpond on July 21, 2014. With a meeting set up last May, the Oneloa Coalition (OC) continued showing valuable progress, Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) will be signing the curator’s agreement with State Parks soon, so while they were available on Maui, the Coalition members met with four from State […]

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SKR DETOURS FROM KEONEKAI TO ALANUI KE ALI’I

Beginning this Monday, 7/21/14 just South of Keonekai Rd, the first of six phases of SKR improvement will have daytime detours of a single direction of traffic for rehabilitation of the roadway. Under contract facilitated by the County’s Department of Public Works (DPW), Maui Master Builders will begin the process. As seen in following pictures, […]

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New Voices for elected office address KCA Membership

How often do we hear the refrain before an upcoming election from those dissatisfied with the current government say, “Vote them all out!” Will this help the situation if you are not welcoming someone who can do better? On Tuesday, 7/15/14 we offered our members and guests the opportunity to hear from “ the new […]

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No Surprise; Council LUC Approves A & B 600 in No. Kihei

UPDATE 7/3/14- With no significant changes, the Land Use Committee of the County Council approved the necessary land use changes to to give A & B the OK to build 600 so called affordable homes, mostly condos, atop an already crowded congested Kaiwahine . Setting a condition for an exit to some vague possible future road […]

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Meet some “first time” candidates from South Maui

While we can’t have all the primary election races covered, we are looking at three key offices and examining a number of issues of major concern to our community. We welcomed incumbents Sen. Roz Baker, Rep Kaniela Ing and Council-member Don Couch to last month’s meeting. Now on July 15, we will have the 3 […]

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State (DOH CAB) Fines H C & S for Air Violations

  Air pollution caused by the operation of the sugar plantation  is seemingly the most requested topic for a public general membership meeting the past few years, but since neither the State Health Department nor the sugar company will agree to a community meeting for KCA, the requests have been for nil. However we continue […]

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