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WHO WILL CHAIR THE COUNTY COUNCIL IN 2019 AS WHITE RETIRES?

4/12/18 #kihei  Now we have a fourth incumbent leaving the County Council, as Chair Mike White calls it quits after four consecutive terms. Stay tuned

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HO HUM* FLOODING CAUSES ROAD CLOSURES OF KA’ONO’ULU AND S. KIHEI ROADS

4/9/18 #kihei For several years we have documented flooding occurrences in our area to maintain a factually reasonable record while we championed for solutions. Brown water alerts in the kai; mud floods in the roads which at times flooded nearby homes; rivers filling more and more with silt and debris, exacerbating the problem. But for […]

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We travel to Oahu to check out “alternative” housing and shelters. Can this help the current situation in South Maui?

KCA among those looking for potential improvements for Maui 4/4/2018 #kihei Yesterday we headed off to OGG for an early flight to peruse four different sites around the island of Oahu to see if what seems to be working to various degrees over there can be applied here on Maui Island. County Council member Kelly […]

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Who Says South Maui Does Not Turn Out at Public Meetings? No one did on evening of March 29 for County Budget!

KCA HAD TEN DIRECTORS TESTIFYING FOR SOUTH MAUI CONCERNS !! 3/30/18 #kihei Was this a record? Have so many volunteer KCA board members ever submitted testimony to the County Council? Not that we recall, and oh yeah, we were not alone. On Thursday evening, the nine County Council members who compose their Budget & Finance […]

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Kihei’s proposed “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” on South Kihei Road

What would be the overall best way to cross the Kulanihakoi River Gulch in North Kihei along South Kihei Road (SKR) between Kaonoulu and the Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary Facility? 3/25/18 #kihei You remember when the ancient dilapidated box culvert just south of Kaonoulu nearly collapsed, but had first the emergency steel plate installed, in […]

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Second 2018 Membership Meeting Brings out the Community to a New Location (temporary)

3/21/18 #kihei We are often asked how many we expect will attend a public meeting, and the answer is we don’t know, as numerous factors can determine turnout. Certainly the guests and topic are some part of that. So announcing we would hear from our two wahine legislative reps for the County and State, Member […]

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Kihei Sub-area Transportation Study

                UPDATE 3/14/18  The THIRD meeting took place this evening but location moved across the street to  the Kihei Elementary School. Our regular representative George Rixey was back in place, along with reps from schools, Youth, and the mauka ranch lands, but none of the other six entities […]

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So what did we learn about a new High School in Kihei from the State Dept/Board of Education?

First meeting with representatives in several years offers yet another update: 2021 opening?   3/8/18 #kihei Just looking back over the last decade, the last public meeting with the State DOE was back on September 16, 2014 at our general membership meeting. Before that there was one in 2009. So we approached this one this […]

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Governor Ige’s So. Maui Talk Story dominated by health, safety and environmental concerns

DOE’s High School in South Maui and Housing Concerns also raised 3/3/18 #kihei This afternoon this very low key opportunity brought out several dozen concerned Maui residents as Governor David Ige conducted a public meeting at the Kihei Charter School location on Lipoa to seek input on community concerns. Shortly after the announced 1:45 PM start, […]

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Our South Maui Wahine Legislators alert the Membership and the Community

2/28/18 #kihei Our next General Membership  Meeting, which is open to the community is scheduled for (no surprise) the third Tuesday of the month, which hits on March 20 at 6:30 PM at the usual location, Kihei Charter Middle  School, 41 E Lipoa. We are fortunate to be able to get both a State and […]

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