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KCA Testifies to Planning Commission but mostly listens

This morning (4/12/16) KCA testified on a single item, Council Resolution No. 16-9 concerning regulation of Ag Tourism at the Planning Commission. The Planning Department had asked KCA for a comment back in February, so our oral testimony simply focused on the support we offered in writing. However, after introducing the two new commissioner, (although […]

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KCA Testifies to Budget Committee Regarding S Maui Parks

This morning (4/11/16) KCA was just one of two testifiers concerning Capital Improvements for the Parks & Recreation Department for the FY 2017, and as expected, our concerns addressed our region. We prefaced our specific topics with our recurring general observation that each year when the Administration’s budget is presented to the Council and the […]

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COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY IN KIHEI SATURDAY MORNING STARTING AT 8:00 AM

        Those who keep up with this website have read a series of info pieces the last month or so about La’ie Wetlands, makai SKR and the creatures who live there.:  http://gokihei.org/environment/a-very-sad-comment-about-a-favorite-place  AND    http://gokihei.org/environment/organizing-good-organizations-to-do-good-in-kihei-friday-morning         Here is an opportunity to get involved. This is not a KCA event, […]

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But Elections in Hawaii are still several months away??

NO, YOU CAN NOT VOTE FOR EITHER OF THEM!     Why would we announce the information of our two candidate forums for both of the 2016 ( primary and general) elections so far in advance? Well for one thing several candidates have already publicly announced their intentions to run for various county and state […]

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UPDATE!! PROCESS HALTED, Walgreens decides to forego plan for Kihei Store!

UPDATE 3/31/16 WALGREENS HAS ANNOUNCED THEY DO NOT INTEND TO PROCEED ANY FURTHER IN ESTABLISHING A RETAIL STORE AT THIS LOCATION We remind the community that you can make a difference. More details at a later time.   3/22/15   Beginning at 9:00 AM (3/22/16) the County Planning Commission considered numerous items across the County, but the majority were […]

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PI’ILANI ACCIDENT IN SHADOW OF POLICE STATION

Late this morning (3/23/16) several MPD vehicles and an ambulance on southbound shoulder of the Pi’ilani Hwy just south of Kanani directly below the Kihei station. We have no input at this time of what occurred but seeing dropped bike offers ominous graphic. We can only hope for the best for the driver..As expected traffic […]

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What’s Up at Stella Blues Site in Azeka Mauka?

There was an aura of sadness and melancholy when Stella Blues shut the doors for the last time almost a year ago, after 23 years, cultivating a lot of supporters. So is there a Phoenix arising from the ashes in the Kihei sunshine? * Well it looks like a flock of them may be, as […]

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But Elections in Hawaii are still several months away??

No, you cannot re-elect them:               Why would we announce the information of our two candidate forums for both of the 2016  primary and general elections so far in advance? Well for one thing several candidates have already publicly announced their intentions to run for various county and state […]

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FIRST EVENING MEETING FOR GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MOVES TO UHMC

The Council’s Special Committee on Governance decided to have their first evening meeting this Thursday 3/10/16 at 5:00 PM, but after scheduling it, they were required to move from the The Council Chambers on the 8th floor to UHMC Univeristy of Hawaii – Maui College Pilina Multi-Purpose Room 310 West Kaahumanu Avenue Kahului, Maui, HI […]

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Roz Baker Talks to the Community on next Thursday 1/28/16 in Kihei

As you likely know the 2016 State Legislature is in session this week with Wednesday being opening day . You can easily submit testimony on line via the State’s user friendly website,http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/ ,   you now have opportunity to chat in person with So Maui’s long serving senator Roz Baker this Thursday beginning at 630 […]

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