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Is the short segment of NSCR set to begin construction

For several years the residents of Kamau’u have voiced their displeasure being forcibly limited in an emergency escape route to driving toward the ocean to reach a way out on SKR. It was a campaign issue in the upcoming mayoral election back in 2010. But finally there is funding in the budget to open the dead end […]

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PLANNING COMMITTEE ASKS STATE- RECEIVES QUICK POSITIVE REPLY

KCA Committee Chair Hecht contacted the DLNR about a newly erected fence makai of Makena Rd at the Ahihi-Kina’u Reserve, and not only did they respond quickly, a team of three came to the next meeting to explain the need for the fence, with lots of additional information. Dr. Fern Duvall , Casey Stewman , and […]

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KCA joins other concerned groups to meet with Bob Carroll

8/13/15 Yesterday morning two of your directors joined with two from Maalaea Community Association and two from Maui Tomorrow to express our views to Councilman Bob Carroll, chair of the Land Use Committee (LUC), to inform him of our comments for the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Maalaea Plantation Project, the latest attempt by […]

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MAUI COUNTY BUDGET UPCOMING ONCE AGAIN

  8/22/15   Yes, government spending taxpayers’ $4000 ++ per resident is important. The Maui County fiscal year budget runs from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. The current 2016 FY budget is over $620 Million. So we are in the beginning stages of the new budget here in August. But get […]

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STATE REQUESTS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CANE BURNING by 8/29/15

UPDATE 8/17/15  KCA submitted our comments today. Have you spoken up? Time is up on 8/29/15  See below  The information of what we stated will soon be available as another Position Paper on this topic , as soon as volunteers can get this chore accomplished. It will join posted topics now available  concerning water, storm […]

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PUC Listening Session of Maui 9/4/15 re NextEra at 6:00 PM

The State Public Utility Commission (PUC) has announced a public listening session to accept comments regarding “ Dkt. 2015-0022; Hawaiian Electric Companies and NextEra; Public Listening Session” at Lihikai Elementary School Cafeteria; 335 S. Papa Avenue, Kahului for Friday evening beginning at 6:00 PM and running to 9:00 (if necessary to hear all testifiers). We […]

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County Planning Commission again examined the Ohukai/P Hwy traffic project

8/11/15  UPDATE  HDOT do not show up…Commission acts to take all possible actions to insure pedestrian safety at busy intersection. Once again we testified for action to have this new (completed?) intersection renovation made safe for pedestrians and bicyclists, and the Commission heard and agrees. They have called for HDOT response once again  at Sep […]

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SHOW ME THE WATER please!

UPDATE 8/10/15  3:00 AM  By now it appears that all of S. Maui have had normal water service restored. KCA salutes the DWS crews who labored in tough conditions day and night to achieve this. Now the Community would like to know why this happened, as the area of the breach is seemingly removed from […]

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I’M HERE FOR KARL!

UPDATE  8/6/15  After several months of numerous hearings, the defendant, Michael Cattaneo, agreed to a plea agreement by stating no contest to two of the numerous charges, with the remainder dismissed. A sentencing hearing is now scheduled for December 4 at 9:00 AM See Maui News Article Kula man pleads no contest in fatal crash […]

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KCA back at Planning Commission to speak on DownTown Kihei

We were in the minority on choice of agenda item Tuesday morning   As the room literally overflowed out the door on 7/28/15,, KCA was the first and one of few to testify here. We continued our pitch for safe bicycling and pedestrian access inside and outside around this proposed project, on both sides of […]

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