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Council’s LUC Committee says go to the land for “Wellness” proposed project on Wednesday afternoon

Change of zoning from residential to business request TBD #kihei 3/22/17 At the conclusion of a nearly four hour meeting, Committee chair Bob Carroll decided to follow a repeated KCA request to schedule a site visit for the proposed two story medical office building with a stated 65 stall parking lot in a long-time vacant […]

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Council’s IEM Committee Meeting Monday Afternoon

NO, it is not for KCA, but for MNMRC, addressing wastewater affect on kai in South Maui #kihei 3/17/17 With so much community focus on our ongoing scientific marine water quality study, we had some inquiries if we were the ones organizing this meeting in the Council chambers on 3/20 on the eighth floor. We […]

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Do you want to pay higher taxes or receive less services? Or maybe charge corporations for naming rights to county park facilities as in the NFL?

3/16/17 #kihei In the past few County Council Budget and Finance Committee meetings, there has been discussion (BF-129) about Concessions and Sponsorships in County Parks & Recreation Facilities. So this is not a specific South Maui concern, but county-wide, but of course the outcome affects all of our parks. As the intent is to establish […]

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Segment of NSCR sees some prep work done

  UPDATE  3/16/16.  Today was the final day of drilling across this expanse of the NSCR corridor between Kaonoulu and Waipuilani, so one segment is completed .We will be vigilant to see what is the next required to insure there are no untold delays, as the community has been waiting too long already.     […]

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KCA’S MIKE MORAN MANIFESTS AT MAUI MPO MEETING MONDAY MORNING

OK, testifies, but that spoiled the alliteration. #kihei 3/13/17 For the first time this year, we returned to the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) board meeting this morning. For those new to the concept: the MPO will assign resources for transportation independent of if a road is state-owned or county-owned. With a disappointing response from […]

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Maui County Council meeting dominated by KCA testifiers

While we might be the most active or best known, remember we are not the only KCA on this island. 3/10/16 #kihei This morning’s council meeting commenced with two “ceremonial resolutions” concerning the “Red Cross” and domestic violence, and both were well received. Then Chair Mike White opened public testimony for three KCA guys, but […]

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STATE LUC SITE VISIT MEETING FOR A-94-706 , PI’ILANI PROMENADE, aka MEGAMALL THURSDAY

Much different from the last site visit in August, 2012 with entirely new cast of commissioners and entirely new site perspective. #kihei 3/9/17  At 9:45 this morning a gathering of about 40 assembled outside the Community Center for transit up Ohukai Rd above the proposed project site to look down at the location. The group […]

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WHEN is the public meeting along South Kihei Road addressing controversial parking lot project??

Council committee response to call for community input 3/5/17  Over two weeks ago after a contentious Council LUC meeting concluded with the item deferred, the LUC announced its scheduling of a tentative public “site visit” meeting. As it is an official Council committee meeting, public testimony must be accepted at the site, and it is […]

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‘(A lot of) Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head’ – Hal David & Burt Bacharach

South Maui catches our share again with the usual results #kihei 3/2/17 – The sky opened yesterday afternoon & continued last night; while our area may get less accumulation than other island regions, the usual spots are affected. Director David Goode’s Public Works team was out before midnight on South Kihei Road at Kaonoulu (and […]

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HERE COMES THE MEGAMALL ONCE AGAIN!

  Possibly the most controversial South Maui proposed development is scheduled for hearing before the State Land Use Commission next month. 3/8/16   Sorry, no new information.   As we have had numerous requests from you for information about transport from assembly at KCC to the  job site  meeting by the LUC tomorrow morning, we asked […]

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