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KCA offers congratulations to the Wastewater Division of EM

UPDATE: 11/14/14 While the project “began” on 11/9/14, today (Friday) we saw a lot of activity, as the pipes that will transport the R-1  recycled water were delivered for storage near the beginning, as the line will extend from the existing location near the intersection of Waipuilani and Eleu Place makai to Waipuilani Park, north through […]

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KCA responds to Pi’ilani Promenade owners’ invitation this week

This Monday (10/27/14) seven (7) of your elected volunteer board members sat around the table in the Goodfellow Brothers conference Room at the Maui R & T Park for two hours with an invited group arranged by owners’ representative Charlie Jencks. The invitation was in reaction to our Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) comment letter, […]

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LAST 2014 COMMUNITY MEETING EXPLORES ELECTRIC SMART METERS IN KIHEI AND BEYOND SOON

On Tuesday (11/18), at 6:30 PM  at the Kihei Charter Middle School (41 E Lipoa), located behind the Kihei Car Wash at rear of plaza, our general membership  forum closes out the year (NO meeting in December) with a unique topic. Doors open at 6:00 PM for pupu and social time, and a 6:30 prompt […]

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State DOT working along Maui County Street

So what were the State Department of Transportation (HDOT) workers doing along Kailoa Place in North Kihei today (10/14/14)? Well, since the strip of land on the mauka side of the street is part of the State’s Pi’ilani Highway Right of Way, it is their kuleana to maintain it, and several of the existing Kiawe […]

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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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Downtown Kihei Project Takes Next BIG Step

UPDATE (8/12/14)  This morning KCA submitted testimony to the County Planning Commission on this project, requesting 3 manini modifications to make it more community friendly. The commissioners voted unanimously to advise the County Council to approve the requested zoning changes and amendment to KMCP. so the project can go forward.                […]

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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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Now this IS an Update on Pi’ilani Promenade

UPDATING THE UPDATE  7/16/14  The State Land Use Commission (LUC) has now posted the DEIS for Kaonoulu for the proposed Pi’ilani Promenade . SEE  http://luc.hawaii.gov/pending-petitions-2/boundary-amendments/a94-706-kauonoulu-ranch/a94-706-kaonoulu-ranch-deis/ Upon digesting the lengthy document, your Association found it severely lacking in many areas, and immediately so advised the State Office of Environment Quality in the following missive:       […]

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Our Design Review Committee Reviewed Maalaea Project

UPDATE 7/3/14    Your Association hosted a small group of organizations to meet again with Spencer Homes guys concerning the same project. Maalaea Community Association (MCA) came to offer their comments in response to a presentation last month by Spenser, accompanied by Maui Tomorrow and Surfrider Foundation to offer input.           […]

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KCA continues to address the County Council

UPDATE 6/21/14 Maui News report of this issue published this morning http://mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/586799/Panel-OKs-alcohol-ban-at-Kamaole-II.html?nav=10 6/18/14 Your community association continues to address both the full Council as well as each of its committees on issues of concern for South Maui whenever possible. Part of the challenge is for volunteers to find time to get from our area to […]

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