Predictions were for strong interest and large turnout for this monthly membership meeting due to the subject matter around the Ka’ono’ulu area of North Kihei,  and   it held true as well over 100 filled both levels of the room almost to capacity.   KCA President Mike Moran’s introduction offered brief synopses of  commercial projects makai of the Pi’ilani Highway along Kaonoulu St. from the expansion of the Maui Lu Resort on makai end to the proposed Kenolio Apartment on the mauka

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South Maui Citizens for Responsible Growth founder Mark Hyde,   a former VP of KCA,  presented a detailed presentation concerning the proposed  development, “Pi’ilani Promenade,” often called the mega malls, which elicited  a number of audience inquiries.  He offered a four page document to attendees outlining  a twenty year timeline of the land area :    see below

 

 

 

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The historical examination of the Kaonoulu Ahupua’a offered by Lucienne de  Naie and Kumu Michael Lee  followed, as introduced by KCA Director Daniel Kanehele:

 

 

 

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See next week’s ( 8/28/14) edition of the Maui Weekly for a complete professional report

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The September  16 meeting will offer the true status of the Department of Education’s Kihei High School by a diverse panel of experts, as well as election of the Nominating Committee for the 2015 BOD. Anyone interested in volunteering to serve , please contact us