Tag Archives: Featured

UPDATE–“Losing Our Dark, Losing Our Seabirds – Finding Solutions” Seatalk at MOC Thursday Evening

5/31/17 UPDATE  Bad News. A soon to be released study of these birds on  Kauai shows a massive decrease in number over past two decades. See article on Maui NOW.  http://mauinow.com/2017/05/31/study-endangered-kauai-seabirds-alarming-decline/    5/18/17 #kihei  Light pollution; we all see it in our community, obviously worse in our urban areas. It is mostly just an annoyance for humans […]

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Senator Roz Baker concentrates on DOH high school in Kihei

5/25/17  #kihei   With a number of visuals “loaned” to the senator from school consultants G-70 (formerly Group 70) surrounding  much of the room, there was little doubt that the StateEducation Departments High School project to be built in Kihei was her prime focus, and seemingly the major concern of most attendees, about 30 in […]

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Are all those trees at Community Center to be chopped? Let’s check before removing

UPDATE 5/26/17  Well, WELL, WELL!  This morning all the X‘s are gone. What do you know.  But we will be watching UPDATE 5/25/17  With BIG mahalo to S Maui Council member Kelly King and her team, here is the situation as we understand it. The Parks & Rec Department unequivocally intends to remove all of […]

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Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFUU) to meet in Kihei June 8, 2017

5/6/17 #kihei   Update on hemp issues included   At our latest public community meeting, guest Vince Mina presented the non-profit organization HFFU which supports small farmers, although membership and support are not restricted to farmers. The Mauna Kahalawai chapter has monthly meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at Maui Tropical Plantation. BUT NOT […]

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UPDATE**What about sunscreen containing oxybenzone ? Would you use it when in the ocean? Is it harmful to coral? Are there reasonable alternatives? Should there be legislative action?

For years some segments in the Maui community have stated sunscreen is harming our coral reef system. Have they been right all along? UPDATE  5/23/17  See Maui Now recent article for more information   http://mauinow.com/2017/05/19/reefs-at-risk-the-effects-of-sunscreen-on-hawai%ca%bbis-reefs/  #kihei 4/18/17  Our conclusion concerning this issue: the prudent action is to follow the precautionary principal. Don’t use a suspicious product […]

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Maui MPO Board continues to work on solidifying its structure

5-21-17 #kihei  As the Maui Metropolitan Policy Organization (MPO) enters its second year this morning (it started 5/4/16), we have attended the majority of the meetings and observed plans and then modified plans, as can be expected. Bylaws have been established and then amended. With three of the seven board members being elected officials (County Council […]

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Work Continues on Downtown Kihei commercial project along Pi’ikea

UPDATE 5/20/17  Sign are up at both ends on both side of Pi’ikea. Step by step.  Stay tuned!           UPDATE 5/14/16 We continue to have inquiries about status , and Krausz team is always cooperative to keep us posted .  What they are doing currently is  working on the architectural design […]

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David Goode brings out the community on Tuesday evening unveiling Kihei Drainage Master Plan at KCA meeting

VIDEO OF ENTIRE MEETING:  https://www.facebook.com/TerezAmato/videos/1461710407183272/  With special mahalo to long-time KCA member Terez Amato for the video, we welcome you back Terez, and wish you all the best. 5/17/17 #kihei  The Department of Public Works (DPW) may be the most popular one in the Administration, and as the point man, when Director David Goode speaks, the […]

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Kihei Charter School’s New High School Under Construction

5/16/17 UPDATE   Dust fence is up & land is being worked  PROGRESS.                #kihei #KiheiCharterSchool Kihei Charter School is forging ahead with its high tech, super eco-friendly plans for its new High School at the top of Lipoa Street. Could some of this energy and persistence  and vision […]

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Hearing postponed! KCA says North Kihei needs more housing, not more commercial space

UPDATE 5/9/17 LUC HEARING POSTPONED.NO NEW DAY DECIDED, BUT JUNE EARLIEST   UPDATE 5/6/17  Wow– very impressive! You guys ask one day, we have answers the next day WHEN ?  May 18, 2017   WHAT TIME?  9:30 AM (we were very close) WHERE? MACC it is, so far,at the Higashi Meeting Room   So now you know. […]

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