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Maui News Editorializes on Kihei High School and DOE

Following the front page article on our September 16 community meeting yesterday (9/17/14),see below,  today (9/18/14) the publisher offered his opinion of the situation. Opening of high school in Kihei now put at 2020 DOE says it can only access $30 million of $130 million allotted September 17, 2014 By EILEEN CHAO – Staff Writer […]

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Kihei Residents testify to County Planning Committee on Home-Based Businesses

UPDATE  9/4/14 Since we last voiced community concerns about the topic of this proposed bill, almost a year has passed, but the County Council Planning Committee chaired by Don Couch, scheduled a hearing today to continue the discussion. As we had our monthly board meeting, we were unable to participate, but have another chance on […]

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Mayor’s Office Announces Regional Budget Meetings- Kihei 10/6/14

  Sometimes it seems our annual County budget process takes several months to proceed, develop and finalize, then as soon as it takes effect, here come the process for the next year’s one. Well it was July 1, 2014 when our current budget took effect and now just two month’s later, the regional hearings by […]

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Are You in a Flood Zone? Better check as they have moved!

  Sometimes there is mistaken impression that you have to live along the shoreline to be in a flood zone. While living close to coast certainly can put you in a tsunami zone, that is not the same as a flood zone, as designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.) At the Kihei Community […]

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Fledgling County Commission is taking wing

      The 2014 Maui County Public Works Commission (PWC) had their second meeting this morning (8/27/14), after three consecutive cancellations since the initial one. months before.  While we have no factual reason for the cancellations, indications of challenges with some of the new volunteer commissioners could be at least a part of it. […]

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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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The high school in Kihei will open WHEN?!? Find out this Tuesday.

                                    So you though this was all finally settled, and KHS would commence admitting the first students in 2016? Not so fast, Brah.  Maybe not, Sista.   Let’s hear what the Hawaii Board of Education can advise this […]

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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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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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