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South Maui Gardens Project gets required Planning Commission approval to proceed

6/27/17 #kihei KCA testified at the County Planning Commission this morning on item C-2 South Maui Gardens Development’s request for a change of zoning (CoZ), conditional use (CU) permit, and Special Management Area (SMA) Permit to proceed with their project. The Commission voted unanimously to approve the CoZ, and 5-2 to approve the CU. The […]

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TONIGHT! 6 PM Update- more time allowed. Tell the State to Safeguard our Marine Water Quality and Condition

UPDATE 6/15/17   While the meeting date remain unchanged the cut off for comments has been extended from the original date of July 5 to SEPTEMBER 1, 2017, so a lot mote time allowed for comments. 6/4/17 #kihei *As you may know, the government agency responsible for the protection of our near-shoreline ocean water from pollution is the State […]

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Maui MPO Policy Board Meeting Thursday

6/22/17 #kihei This morning we submitted testimony to the Maui Metropolitan Organization (MPO) board on two items, both of which focused on the West side. Huh? Well the agenda identified them as West Maui, but our intent was to relate them both to the South side. Item IV, d. addressed the first meeting of the […]

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WHAT ELSE is happening around Kulanihakoi River Gulch?

6/24/17 Ask & you shall receive. The purple pipes have arrived UPDATE 6/21/17   Alpha continues the R-1 water line project. County DPW is exploring the work in the river gulch area as KCA files as RFS. ANOTHER UPDATE 6/17/17    #kihei We get more questions but have few answers about what is occurring in this […]

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Do you know what they are researching out there? Or is that even what is going on?

UPDATE  6/21/17  Nobody knows?  Here are two more pix taken today from North side of Kalama Park.           6/2017 #kihei Coconut Wireless says this ship seemingly anchored off the coast somewhere near Molokini is a research ship. Do you know if that is correct? Do you know what they are doing there? […]

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Two state officials who may be Maui Council Mayoral Candidates spoke to the Community Associations

6/20/17 #kihei Last evening current Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui and South Maui Representative Kaniela Ing each had nearly an hour to present, discuss and answer questions from about 30 guys from several Community Associations at the Alliance of Community Associations regular monthly meeting yesterday. (We dominated participation with three directors, two past officers as well […]

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Community Plan Update to commence in July, 2018 per Department Director Spence

Member Riki Hokama calls for repeal of County Code for General Plans and Community Plans! 6/15/17 # kihei Five community members (including KCA) submitted testimony to Chair Kelly King for the two items (PC 1 and 2) on the agenda this morning in her Planning Committee meeting. Three guys called in from Molokai to testify […]

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Kihei Drainage Plan – Will it resolve our flooding and runoff problems?

6/6/2017 #kihei The Maui Department of Public Works and Engineering Management (DPW) has at long last published a “pre-final report” for the “Kihei Drainage Master Plan, Waiakoa Gulch to Kilohana Drive”. The report is dated November 2016 but KCA received a copy on May 16, 2017 from DPW head David Goode during his presentation on […]

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Update 7/7/17 Next Court Hearing on Validity of Makena Resort’s EA 6/9/17

UPDATE  6/5/17  COURT HEARING RESCHEDULED TO JULY 7 2017 UPDATE  5/18/17– No we never saw report in Maui News, & not sure why, but so far seems we got report correct. The County Planning Commission agenda   http://www.co.maui.hi.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/22841  for 5/23/17 does say no testimony on Makena due to court action and announces meeting on topic will […]

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THE PANIAKA RESTORATION GOLF TOURNAMENT Sunday August 20 at Makena Golf

6/2/17 #kihei    KCA has been a member of the Oneloa Coalition since its inception back in 2009 (SEE http://gokihei.org/?s=Oneloa+coalition&submit=Search for some history). A few years back a proposal was offered to refresh the Paniaka fish pond in the southern section of Oneloa, or Makena State Park. Due to location and various laws and rules, you […]

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