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NOVEMBER 21 MEMBERSHIP MEETING RECAP

Final Membership Meeting results in expanded 2018 BOD 11/22/17 #kihei With about 80 people filling the Charter School room last evening, we saw the membership vote to expand the number of directors from current eleven to sixteen, the largest number in a decade a presentation of the draft Southwest Maui Watershed Plan, by 2017 Watershed […]

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One more reason to be thankful we are in Kihei

RAINBOWS  ON THANKSGIVING DAY! 11/23/17 #KIHEI      

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County Council Addresses Multiple Issues and Concerns

KCA addresses Council on issues specific to our region 11/18/17 #kihei Yesterday In chambers, at the meeting of the Council, seven members participated with two excused. Probably the two largest issues of concern were the sand mining moratorium, which was again deferred and the filing of bill 67, which seems to spell the end of […]

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Grumbling Increasing: traffic backups at intersection in North Kihei

As visitor season brings greater numbers, complaints increase too; and it is not even Thanksgiving         11/17/17 #kihei Depending on the specific day and numerous variables, somewhere after 3:30 PM or a bit later the gateway intersection sees slowdowns and back ups on both North Kihei Road and the Pi’ilani Highway intersection entering […]

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How to Make South Kihei Road safer for walking and cycling?

Actions this morning and plans for the future making South Kihei Road (SKR) in North Kihei safer    11/14/17 #kihei This morning the Highways division of Public Works was out in force removing wind blown sand and debris from SKR makai, which makes this segment between mile marker one and Kaonoulu Road a bit less […]

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Council’s LUC site visit draws strong turnout

Required site visit LUC meeting for Kihei Wellness Project Development 11/14/17 #kihei When this official committee meeting of the Council’s Land Use was called to order by Chair Bob Carroll, just past 2:00 PM KCA had more directors than the LUC had members present. They commence with bare quorum of five, and we had seven. […]

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Homelessness meeting at Kihei Community Center draws over 70 people

The South Maui Community & KCA turned out for second meeting 10/31/17 # kihei OK, did you miss this meeting too? You gave no input on how to best spend $1.5 M in South Maui to alleviate the homelessness problem? Last evening, decision makers heard from maybe thirty guys, certainly more than they did at […]

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A TEMPORARY 0.5% GE TAX SURCHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION ON MAUI?

UPDATE  10/20/17 MEETING THIS MORNING: THE TOPIC WAS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE Stay tuned 10/15/17 #kihei Most people on Maui seem to agree that we need better transportation infrastructure. When looking at motor vehicle transportation, who does not see the challenge getting over the Pali to the westside? If you head to the North shore, the […]

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Will the public be able to choose the form of county government?

10/26/17 #kihei Occasionally we come up against what might be a flaw in our governmental system where a single individual exerts unilateral action to quash the voice of the community, by halting their ability to make a choice on how they are governed. We do not mean when a group decision is “decided” by the […]

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BOOM!! North Kihei neighborhood braces for noise and vibrations in NOV

MECO construction of needed substation south of Ohukai vs. bluerock   10/25/17 #kihei A day after our entire area (and the island) experienced an electric power failure which lasted from seven to seventeen hours, we do not dismiss the need for updating infrastructure to support that system. Granted an additional substation in north Kihei would […]

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