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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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Status of water available in South Maui among issues discussed.

After a brief introduction of our new additional Kihei Division Community Police Officer, John Akana, who has joined forces with Emily Kibby, who mentioned her charity drive (visit  http://www2.mda.org/goto/Free_EmilyKibby) ,         the May 21 general membership community meeting last evening (5/20/14) informed about 60 guys in attendance an educated opinion by State […]

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Can Industrial Hemp be Grown in South Maui? Opinions vary.

At last evening’s (4/15/14) general membership meeting focused on industrial hemp, listening to Hawaii Farmers Union United’s President Vincent Mina address this issues and more and while the membership heard from KCA past president George Rixey discuss the benefits of Hempcrete in architectural designs and construction, it seemed that there was unanimous consent that it would […]

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Members show intense concern about Climate Change at KCA meeting

UPDATE  4/7/14  If you attended this presentation last August, you may be interested that Lauren has an on line petition not on Climate Change, but related protecting Hawaii’s Coral Reef System at      https://www.change.org/petitions/protect-hawaii-s-reef-fish-from-the-aquarium-trade?utm_source=action_alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=53770&alert_id=DJrHAcUlBq_ARvONserXp Last evening (8/20/13) Lauren Campbell held the interest of  attendees at this general membership community meeting with her power point presentation […]

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Invasive Species Come to KCA Community Meeting

  UPDATE 3/27/14  After hearing this informative presentation on the status of the LFA, it is encouraging  that the Maui News front page brings up the topic, but discouaging to read the content, explaining the attitude here . Meanwhile the only bill in the State Ledge on topic, SB2920, if it survives the last House( […]

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Report on MPD at KCA Meeting

The tragic events on our island of the two female residents who have gone “missing” precipitated a major focus change in last night’s  (2/18/14) general membership meeting. When the meeting was scheduled last October, the plan was an update from the Maui Police Department (MPD) focused on our area, South Maui, to examine crime, traffic, […]

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First 2014 Community Meeting on Coastal Erosion.

Our first 2014 general membership meeting last night (1/21/14) saw guys in rapt attention to the two guests explaining our area’s coastal erosion. Coastal Geologist Tara Owens from UH and County Planner Jim Buika coordinated a interesting informative presentation to our community on this vital topic. Their joint pleasant personalities smoothed the way to very […]

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You just had to be there- KCA general membership party at the beach

Last evening (11/19/13) at the VFW facility along the beach in North Kihei, nearly a hundred members and guests enjoyed a mild fall evening of camaraderie, fellowship and community spirit to close out your Association’s activities for 2013. Opening with a traditional Hawaiian blessing by returning Director Daniel Kanehele, the group soon descended on the […]

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State Legislators advise KCA membership

Last evening (6/18/13)  another full house at the Kihei Charter School listened to and questioned our three area State Legislators, Sen. Roz Baker, South -side representative Kaniela Ing and North Kihei-Maalaea Representative Angus McKelvey on a myriad of topics and issues of concern. After local fisher Basil Oshiro  opened with the Sense of Place segment, followed […]

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Water Experts offer dour, dire and dryer expectation to KCA membership

It was another full house nearing 100 on Tuesday evening (5/21/13) for our general membership meeting, kicking off at 6:30 PM with cultural specialist Hinano Rodriguez offering his concept of “sense of place.”  Next  followed  Maui Outdoor Circle’s President Elaine Malina introducing KCA to her organization, and outlining a number of their achievements,  http://www.outdoorcircle.org/branches/maui. Environmental scientist […]

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