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K?hei Community Association President Jon Miller (left) and Maui Electric Company (MECO) Principal Engineer Garth Turley exchange views about MECO’s plan to service the power needs of South Maui via 70-foot power poles and transmission lines along Pi‘ilani Highway. Munekiyo & Hiraga Senior Associate Cheryl K. Okuna and Ernie Rezents of the Maui Outdoor Circle also participated in the panel discussion.  (Photo From Maui Weekly)

MECO Plans Spark Controversy

Transmission lines, power poles and tree planting plans explored at South Maui meeting. “… we are doomed to 70-foot power poles going down Pi‘ilani Highway.” Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez Maui Weekly www.mauiweekly.com It was a packed house at the Kihei Community Association’s (KCA) monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Kihei Charter Middle School on Lipoa […]

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Power Lines and Street Tree Meeting Recap

Councilman Don Couch followed the KCA opening announcements of Paige Fontaine and Elaine Malina to advise the audience about the under construction roundabout and plans to expand our soon to open bike path, before arborist extraordinaire Ernie Rezents offered a power point about the County’s planting plan he is writing, and the urban forest concept for […]

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Urgent! MECO wants to install 70 foot steel towers through Kihei!

If you are concerned about the installation of 70 foot steel towers and overhead electricity lines through Kihei please attend Maui Electric’s community input meeting on Thursday, December 10th at Kamali`i School cafeteria at 6:30 pm. MECO plans to apply to the Public Utilities Commission for permission to install a new high voltage transfer line […]

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