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COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPROVES TRULY AFFORDABLE RENTAL PROJECT IN NORTH KIHEI

Council’s Land Use Committee votes 7-2 for project atop Kaiwahine expected to start construction this year 2/14/18 #kihei Imagine a brand new 2 bedroom/2 bath apartment in Kihei for less than $400 per month. How long ago would that have occurred? 1990? How about this year? This afternoon the Land Use Committee voted to move […]

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So this WAS a drill today, right? Part of the joint “emergency preparedness” exercise announced last week

2/5/18 #kihei When a signalized intersection along our Pi’ilani Hwy has an outage, we are used to seeing MPD out controlling that intersection, but this morning at Ohukai Rd, that scenario of the blinking light had at least ten guys there. This announcement was released last week: Joint Exercise with the Hawaii National Guard Taking […]

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WHAT MAY BE NEXT FOR THE “MEGA MALL” SITE IN NORTH KIHEI?

      Meeting this afternoon with “new players” looks for direction for the future of the huge plot mauka of highway 2/2/18 #kihei KCA was invited, along with South Maui Citizens For Responsible Growth, (SMCRG) Maui Tomorrow (MT) and the Kula Makai Aha Moku to meet with representatives of Koa Partners of Dallas, Texas.  […]

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Will the public be able to choose the form of county government?

UPDATE 1/10/18. As far as we can determine, there is no change at Council on this matter  addressed here  before last Halloween, so the topic will be discussed at our first meeting this Tuesday. Just one of many reasons to be there. 10/26/17 #kihei Occasionally we come up against what might be a flaw in […]

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Kulanihakoi Gulch Flooding 12/20/2017

12/20/2017 #kihei #flooding More pictures from today’s flooding on South Kihei Road, taken around 4PM:

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Council’s LUC votes No on Kihei Wellness

Fourth meeting this year runs over four hours 12/13/17 #kihei Shortly before 6 PM this evening, the 9 member LU committee voted 5-4 to not approve the Planning’ Director’s proposed bill to grant a change of zoning request from residential to business to develop the Kihei Wellness Center, a medical/office building at 1488 South Kihei […]

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Badly needed: South Maui Watershed Plan

Watershed Coordinator Michael Reyes addressed the November KCA membership meeting with a detailed slide presentation on the status of the South Maui Watershed Plan. We have reported in the past about the disastrous proposed Drainage Plan which would divert and combine streams into massive concrete culverts. Instead of allowing water from Upcountry to be absorbed […]

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KIHEI WELLNESS DEVELOPMENT AT COUNTY COUNCIL LUC WEDNESDAY,12/13/17, 1:30 PM

SEE:  http://gokihei.org/environment/councils-luc-meeting-continues-day-after-site-visit-but-no-conclusion 

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What’s New, Maui Lu??

  10/17/17 #kihei You may recall this latest version of the refurbished visitor development by Hilton was expected to break ground JAN 2016, then JAN 2017 and now JAN 2018. Time will tell. But this morning this brave man was trimming many of the towering Coconut Palms along the North Kihei shoreline with fierce tradewinds blowing. […]

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Happening At The Top of Lipoa

Still intense grading activity for the Kihei Charter High School New vats, more beer at Maui Brewing Company

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