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TRUE Affordable housing starting construction in Kihei THIS year

Rent for a new 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit for about $400 per month?  Now that’s affordable. UPDATE 6/15/18 We jumped the gun on Kenolio Apartments, as the street markings at the intersection (see below) which show GBI (Goodfellow Bros. Inc.) do not verify they are set do do any physical work yet, as they […]

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Walking Safely Along and Crossing South Kihei Road

6/5/18 #kihei  UPDATE  KCA testified for our requested crosswalk on SKR this afternoon at Chair Cochran’s IEM committee, and it was passed unanimously 6/2/18 #kihei. So we are walking along that short pleasant area of SKR makai  shaded by the long challenged grove of Monkey Pod trees; you know the ones the mayor is always trying to […]

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Second Quarter, 2018 KCA BOD meeting with Kelly King

6/4/18 #kihei  This morning once again our South Maui County Legislator for our region, Kelly King sat down with a group of KCA directors to discuss a number of community issues. Commencing at 10:00 AM, as the topics grew, the planned one hour meeting extended through a second hour, wrapping just before the clock swung […]

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More to the Kulanihakoi traffic signal light than just motor vehicles

Underpass; Roundabouts; Crosswalks; Bikepaths; Sidewalks; Bikelanes; Mass Transportation and More 5/29/2018 #kihei The 1998 Kihei Makena Community Plan has countless references to “alternative” transportation, but for the most part during the twenty years that have lapsed, ten more than the expected term of the plan, little has been accomplished in South Maui. (BTW, should the […]

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UPDATE BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?  UPDATE  5/31/18  The DOH-CWB issued the following statement today: ” The Water Quality Alert Notification for Cove Park, Maui has been cancelled. Water sample testing results show that the enterococci levels no longer exceed advisory levels. “ Does this mean it is now […]

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Update on Ocean Water Quality Study

Microbial indicators of marine recreational water quality in Maui, Hawai`i: Assessing waterbody impairment in relation to known pollution sources Neil Rhoads and Mailea Miller-Pierce, PhD. May 28, 2016 #kihei #maui #ocean #waterquality We are the authors of a scientific paper examining the negative effects of On Site Disposal Systems (OSDS) – cesspools and septic tanks […]

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MAUI MPO POLICY BOARD IS UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

This morning’s meeting had a new tenor 5/24/18 #kihei This morning we participated at the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) Planning Board meeting at 9:00 AM. It has been several months since we were last able, going back to the fall of 2017. We participated in the initial meeting just over two years ago (SEE http://gokihei.org/alternative-transportation/maui-metro-planning-org-maui-mpo-meeting) […]

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KULANIHAKOI RIVER GULCH BRIDGE PROJECT GOES BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD!!

Final permit application reveals major flaw 5/22/18 #kihei This afternoon, we met at Public Works Director David Goode’s facility on the fourth floor with him and his engineers, Ty Takeno and Wendy Kobashigawa, as he responded to our request to discuss the contentious project. Director Goode opened the meeting with a bombshell announcement that in […]

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New Traffic Signal at Kulanihakoi Street and Pi’ilani Highway possible next month

Temporary fix to facilitate construction of new school 5/18/2018 #kihei This morning at 9:30 AM several KCA directors assembled at our office to meet Robin Shishido, the new District Engineer for the the State Department of Transportation (DOT) for Maui County. He had reached out to us earlier this month suggesting we meet to discuss […]

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UPDATE Shouldn’t the voters decide on their government?

UPDATE!  5/16/18 #Kihei   After listening to Monday’s (5/14) PIA meeting discussion, it is our conclusion that in a future meeting of this Council committee, this matter will be on the agenda later this month or early June. If we have this right, we express mahalo to Yuki Lei.  Thus you may want to modify to […]

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