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THIS EVENING! DLNR Industrial and Business Park in Our District – Public Meeting this Month in Kihei

8/7/17 #kihei Do you know the extent of our South Maui District? Our county government divided up our island into districts; each Council-member is required to live within that to insure we all get equal representation. When KCA was incorporated over a half century ago, our by-laws also stated that we are to represent this […]

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A visual aesthetic monstrosity in North Kihei

8/11/17 #kihei Yes the devastation continues along the Pi’ilani Highway, and as the chopping and hacking of trees was exacerbated today, so did the volume of communications to us. Guys here are some pictures from late Friday morning. As we previously reported, to the best of our understanding this action is not being taken by […]

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THE PANIAKA RESTORATION GOLF TOURNAMENT Sunday August 20 at Makena Golf

UPDATE  8/11/17. THIS IS NEXT WEEKEND. ONLY FIVE TEAMS LEFT!  CONTACT MARINA NOW UPDATE  7/14/17    On Sunday, August 20, 72 golfers will participate in the Paniaka Restoration Golf Tournament, generously hosted by Makena Golf & Beach Club. As the benefit tournament is just over one month away, we are reminding you of this event […]

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Arborist Committee comes to Kihei for Kihei’s trees

Some Progress at County Arborist Committee Yesterday 8/10/17 #kihei. In a prior post, http://gokihei.org/environment/maui-county-arborist-committee-focus-on-proposed-removal-of-trees-at-kcc we referenced the legal requirement for Arborist Committee meetings: “There shall be six nonvoting, ex-officio members consisting of: the arborist, the plan reviewer, the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the […]

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UPDATE*** Groundbreaking this month. County Council Says YES to Kihei Gym

8/2/17 UPDATE  FINALLY GROUNDBREAKING ANNOUNCED. Parks & Rec has advised that 9:00 AM on Aug 31 at the site in the NE corner of our community park (next to the school) official groundbreaking for the looong waiting gym will take place.  5/9/17   UPDATE   At this morning’s second and FINAL hearing, once again,   WE […]

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Walking and Talking along South Kihei Road Friday Morning

KCA hopes that walking experience will incentivize action for pedestrians and cyclists in North Kihei. 7/28/17 #kihei We hear it all the time. Visitors attend a 4th Friday event at Azeka, then have a terrifying walk home to their condo. Parents won’t allow keiki to walk or bicycle to school as it is too dangerous. […]

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READ DECISION HERE–DAY TWO: LUC Decision sends strong Unanimous Message on Piilani Promenade FEIS

UPDATE 7/27/17  The link below is the ” LUC Decision and Order Rejection FEIS” https://luc.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/A94-706-FOFCOLDO-DENYING-ACCTNC-FEIS.pdf We believe KCA’s testimony on the numerous facets of the KMCP that were violated, the lack of specificity  in the project’s plan and the lack of consideration of the surrounding  built environment all were factors in the decision. However we also […]

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LUC Votes 6-0 not accepting Piilani Promenade FEIS

7/19 /17 #kihei The first day (7/19/17) of the scheduled two day State Land Use Commission (LUC) meeting began right on time at 2:00 PM, and almost immediately began taking public oral testimony, including KCA’s five-member team addressing some insufficiencies of the proposed final environmental document (FEIS). We did not catch every testifier, but caught […]

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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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