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KCA-MPD MEETING INAUGURATE THE NEW YEAR IN KIHEI

While it may have lacked the overflow crowd (more non-members than members), the drama, the huge media presence beyond Maui and more from the last time KCA invited the Police Department to our general membership meeting last year, last evening’s (1/20/15) community meeting greeting the new Chief and his team did allow time for residents […]

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Kihei’s “Holiday” Whale

UPDATE 12/25/14    Now almost two years later with no fanfare, we see the Whale s “lei’d” again for the season, still protected by the accredited fencing. Our area seems filled with individuals and organizations, some accredited, some not, working to make South Maui a better place to live.                 […]

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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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