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Kihei Drainage Plan – Will it resolve our flooding and runoff problems?

6/6/2017 #kihei The Maui Department of Public Works and Engineering Management (DPW) has at long last published a “pre-final report” for the “Kihei Drainage Master Plan, Waiakoa Gulch to Kilohana Drive”. The report is dated November 2016 but KCA received a copy on May 16, 2017 from DPW head David Goode during his presentation on […]

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Update from our friends at GROW SOME GOOD

6/2/17 #kihei  Grow Some Good Providing Educational School Gardens on Maui   Students at Kihei Elementary School taste the veggie pizzas they made as part of their year-end Harvest Festival celebration.  In this Issue: Seeds of Summer Happening In the Gardens Volunteer With Grow Some Good Support Grow Some Good Seeds of Summer While our lessons […]

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hawksbill sea turtle dive down into the deep blue ocean against the sunlight

Do we protect our Hawksbill Turtles in Maui?

5-19-17 #kihei ***  Friday is “Endangered Species Day.” Of the ten featured critically endangered species named by the World Wildlife Fund, the only one found here is the Hawksbill Turtle. Hawksbill Turtle Hawksbills inhabit the world’s tropical oceans. They can weigh up to 150 pounds (68 kilograms) and live 30 to 50 years. It is […]

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Community Painting Days at Lokelani Intermediate School May 16 and 17

5/12/2017 #kihei #lokelani  From Hue Oldman: For the upcoming Community Painting Days, May 16 & 17 @ 5pm, we need volunteers to bring ladders (9) and portable work light with stand. We are ready to paint the sky!!!   Please remember to bring water to drink and wear old clothes.   We made a lot of progress […]

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See the proposed Kalama Skate Park improvements on Wednesday, May 24

5/12/2017  #kihei  Maui County Parks & Recreation Department press release: Public Invited to View Kalama Skate Park Concept Improvements Wailuku, Maui – The skating community and the general public is invited to view the proposed concept improvements to the Kalama Skate Park on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The meeting will be start at 6 p.m. […]

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More on Lokelani mural project

5/10/2017 #kihei #lokelanischool NEW MURAL TO BEAUTIFY LOKELANI INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL A new 1300 sq. ft. mural is about to illuminate the front of Lokelani Intermediate School. Kihei, Maui, Hawaii – (May 10, 2017): A momentous community service project undertaken by two seventh graders, Lily Oldham and Austin Ruppenthal is currently underway. With the approval of […]

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Student mural project at Lokelani needs your support

5/10/2017 #kihei #psa The Lokelani Intermediate School Student Council is working on a community service project that will create a space for public art. They want to transform the school into a place where students, teachers, artists, and the business community can work together to make the school more beautiful. They need to raise approximately $2000 […]

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Triple Turtles Resting in Front of the HIHWNMS Today

A single one is a frequent sight any morning. Is this triplication a concern or a sign of something. The brown water alert?  The season? #kihei 5/3/17 Shortly after 8:00 AM this morning, we encountered this trio in a variety of poses just off the water line of the Kalepolepo fish pond  in North Kihei. […]

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Public Invited to Kalama Skate Park Design Workshop this Wednesday at KCC

Skate much? Land surfers in Kihei, this is your time to tell ’em how it should be done Wailuku, Maui – Members of the public are invited to provide input to Maui County staff and skate park designers for the proposed Kalama Skate Park. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 19, from 6 […]

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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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