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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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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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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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