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More documentation of source of Kihei flooding

3/11/2017 #kihei #flooding This is a video of Kulanihakoi Gulch – which is normally dry – swelling to a river on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. This is the real source of most of the flooding we suffered at that time in Kihei: uncontrolled flow of water from upcountry, not the light rain in Kihei itself […]

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Stunning pictures of Kihei flooding

3/9/2017 #kihei #flooding Thanks to Justin N Janelle Shaw for these drone pictures the morning of 3/8, the day after heavy rain all over the island. As in past storms, Kihei was unprepared and overwhelmed with insufficient drainage planning both mauka and makai of the highway. Cars were flooded and stranded, the ocean swamped with […]

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Standstill on Hawaiian and Environmental Expertise on the Planning Commission

#Maui #CountyCouncil 2/17/2017   There were three items on the agenda of the Planning Committee yesterday (chaired by our new South Maui representative Kelly King). The second of them was for extending and scheduling the Molokai Plan update (the Council has done NOTHING on it since receiving it in May last year, and by law […]

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Once again North Kihei intersection experiences stormwater effect

Kaonoulu and SKR closed by DPW today as Kulanihakoi Gulch floods the area and spills into the kai #kihei #brownwater 2/12/17  Yes, here we go again. Last night’s and this morning’s rainstorm gave this area near the Whale Sanctuary and the Maui Lu Resort another dose of brown storm water full of “who knows what.” […]

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A Public Presentation draws about 60 on 217-unit condo in South Kihei on Thursday

 Kamaole Grand: 6:30 PM at St Theresa’s Church Hall on 2/9/17. #kihei    KCA Board nearly had a quorum along with several members. UPDATE 2/9/16 The required public meeting for land owners within 500 ‘ of the project had about sixty guys in the room at St T’s Church for the power point presentation delivered […]

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PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ON MAKENA RESORT WAS A HOT ONE WITH NO CONCLUSION

Numerous Public Testifiers materialize in Planning Room way before 9:00 AM commencement #kihei #makena 1/10/17 This morning your Community Association voiced the community’s concerns and opinions about ATC Makena Holdings request for a final determination on their Environment Assessment (EA) .We were at the half way point of 60+ public testifiers for the morning session, […]

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Another new condominium project proposed for South Maui, Kamaole Grand

#kihei #KamaoleGrand 1/3/17 The Administration’s Urban Design Review Board (UDRB) hearing this morning commenced with Kamaole Grand. While the address is 2455 South Kihei Road (SKR), that is just a proposed entrance way to the seven building, 217 unit condo project which would be located between SKR and the newly opened Liloa Drive. In spite of […]

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Mahalo to concerned residents and organizations who have already contributed for the kai study

12/19/16. The KCA Water Quality Working Group (WQWG) assembled this afternoon for a discussion with the two scientists, Mailea Miller-Pierce and Neil Rhoads to discuss what all might expect in this endeavor. Working collaboratively, they offered a short presentation to help determine if what we are seeking to determine would be satisfied with this proposed […]

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