UPDATE–UNANIMOUSLY SAYS NO–State Land Use Commission (LUC) hearing on Wed/Thurs re Pi’ilani Promenade, AKA Mega Mall

UPDATE 7/20/17   LUC vote unanimous say NO to FEIS   UPDATE 7/20/17  Day one pau;  nearly four hours of public testimony, with VAST majority against acceptance of FEIS. Back at 8:30 AM Thursday for deliberations and maybe decisions.  See  Thursday Morning’s Maui News Report July 20, 2017    ‘Megamall’ may be in the past but […]

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DPW pre storm. action in North Kihei on Monday

7/18/17. #kihei  As a proactive move DPW cleared this beach front culvert at Ohukai Road at SKR to allow storm drain to quickly empty at the beach and the water and all it contains into the kai. Good for the road, not so much the coral reef system.

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Which section of South Kihei Road is most dangerous? VOTE!

7/24/17 We have a suggestion for worst, near Ohukai;  See pix             7/21/17 #kihei Which would you say is the worst segment of South Kihei Road (SKR) to walk or cycle? We just had our public meeting on the community plans on Tuesday evening. The Kihei-Makena Plan from 1998 http://www.co.maui.hi.us/documentcenter/view/1712 […]

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UPDATE Is this ”IF IT AIN’T BROKE, DON’T FIX IT?” especially at a cost of over half a million dollars?!!!

UPDATE 7/22/17 You see here what is the present situation as guys are using the park (on a Saturday) and the grass still looks very good             UPDATE 7/8/17 PARK CLOSED         UPDATE: 7/5/17.  Well just when we though we have clear information on this project’s required closure information, […]

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IN KIHEI, 8/9** Maui County Arborist Committee focus on proposed removal of trees at KCC

UPDATE 7/22/17  The next meeting on August 9, 1:30 PM will in fact be in Kihei at the Community Center on Lipoa. We do not know who will  attend besides KCA. Also of note to those concerns with trees, the County is looking for a new County Arborist to replace  David Sakoda. 7/12/17 #kihei What […]

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Video of the Testimony on the Pi’ilani Promenade FEIS

7/20/2017 #kihei Thanks to Mary Whispering Wind for capturing and posting video of of some of the testimony at yesterday’s State Land Use Commission hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Pi’ilani Promenade (aka MegaMall) project!

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GEN MEM MEETING ON COMMUNITY PLAN PROCESS DRAWS INTERESTED GROUP TUESDAY

7/19/17 #kihei Last evening’s meeting with County Planning Department’s senior long range planning duo of Jen Maden and Pam Eaton, offering a slide presentation on the Community Plan update process, and legislative comments from Councilor Kelly King retained the interest and generated numerous comments from about 65 attendees, including Planning Director Will Spence. KCA believes […]

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Trees in Kihei and the County Arborist Committee meeting on 8/9/17

8/2/17 #kihei We had some inquiries and comments about Kihei trees, as well as the upcoming Maui County Arborist Committee (MCAC) meeting relocated to Kihei next Wednesday (the usual meeting place each month is at the Memorial Colosseum in Wailuku). As so often before, we will use pictures in place of thousands of words to […]

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Help ensure South Maui near-shore waters are safe?

UPDATE 7/14/17  Training starts in August    Monday August 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday August 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 726 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753   Contact Dana Reed dreed@hawaii.edu     cell:  720-272-8661   5-31-17 #kihei As you may know, the government agency responsible for […]

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Best Management Practices (BMP) Workshop August 24

7/13/17 #kihei       So you recall our general membership meeting back on March 21 – SEE http://gokihei.org/meeting-recap/county-government-officials-show-very-strong-presence-at-our-green-meeting – when we had Dr Amanda Cording give an informative presentation on Low Impact Design (LIP) construction practices, right. And we had three Council Members and three County long range planners in attendance there. Now we […]

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