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Do you know what the heck this new empty building is up mauka of the Highway on Lipoa???

4/13/24  #kihei Regency Maui Nursing and Rehabilitation Center or “Maui Memory Care”    For about a decade we have been asking, and numerous guys have been asking us,  what is up in the Research & Technology (R & T) Park at this facility which now seemingly has completed construction. Do you know? Have information? You can see some history here in this KCA post from August of 2017, which also  refers to a prior one 2013:...

Civil Beat Popup Newsroom at Kihei Library April 19, 2024

  UPDATE 4/17/24  Looks like we may be getting the A Team  in Kihei this Friday This will be your chance to meet reporters and editors from our team, ask questions about our journalism and suggest new story ideas for Civil Beat. The staff planning to attend include Editor Patti Epler, politics editor Chad Blair, Maui editor Nathan Eagle and editor-at-large Naka Nathaniel. 4/14/2024 #kihei #civilbeat Not a KCA event, but a local opportunity to share your ideas with our main (or...

What do you know about the Pacific Disaster Center?

4/7/24 #kihei #pacificdisastercenter Were you aware that this world wide operation is based right here is central Kihei?  Winner of the 2022 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction, the University of Hawai’i’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) is a global leader in the application of life-saving disaster management science, early warning technology, and advanced analytics. At KCA we last heard from PDC over a decade ago:...

Work underway filling the puka on South Kihei Road just North of the “temporary bridge” spanning Kūlanihāko‘i Stream

4/6/24 #kihei While there was not anyone or any indication of the project at the announced start time of 7:00am today, checking back at 9:00am, it was all go.  This may be the final segment of making South Kihei Road (SKR) functional after all the flood damage- until the next time. The project is scheduled for three days, continuing until Monday. Vehicles were detoured from SKR at Kaonoulu as well as Kūlanihāko‘i. Accessing the highway at the roundabout was moving smoothly, but at...
What do you know about the Pacific Disaster Center?

What do you know about the Pacific Disaster Center?

4/7/24 #kihei #pacificdisastercenter Were you aware that this world wide operation is based right here is central Kihei?  Winner of the 2022 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction, the University of Hawai’i’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) is a...

South Kihei Road Closed this weekend  (4/6 – 4/8/24)!

South Kihei Road Closed this weekend (4/6 – 4/8/24)!

  4/2/24 #kihei Starting 7:30 AM Saturday morning South Kihei Road will be closed between Kaonoulu and Kūlanihāko‘i. As we know, without the long awaited North-South Collector Road (NSCR) at this location, there is no County transportation route. Thus the only...

Maui County Com Connect

Maui County Com Connect

Maui County Com Connect is a place-based reporting platform which allows residents to document neighborhood concerns and improvements alike, ranging from litter and flooding to damaged sidewalks and malfunctioning traffic signals. The app is available for free through...

South Maui Budget Meeting April 11, 2024

South Maui Budget Meeting April 11, 2024

  3/28/2024 #kihei #budget Message from South Maui Council Member Tom Cook: "I look forward to welcoming my Maui County Council colleagues to my home district of South Maui. My goal is to ensure that the needs and concerns impacting South Maui residents are heard...

Hawaii’s Firefighting Leaders Share Their Lessons

Hawaii’s Firefighting Leaders Share Their Lessons

  3/28/2024 #wildfire From Civil Beat: Hawaii’s Firefighting Leaders Share Their Lessons With Officials From Across The World  Representatives from fire organizations statewide are at a conference this week in Reno about minimizing and managing wildfire...

KCA General Meeting on March 19 2024 with Mayor Bissen

KCA General Meeting on March 19 2024 with Mayor Bissen

  KCA’s general meeting on Tuesday, March 19th with the mayor and his team was a success and was met with a packed house!  We honored Mike Moran as he stepped down from dozens of years of board presidential service.  The new president, Charlene...

Next Community Meeting

Tuesday, May 21
6:30 pm

ProArts Playhouse, Azeka Makai
1280 S. Kihei Road

Pacific Disaster Center, Kihei

Dr. Erin Hughey, Director of Global Operations

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC Global) is an applied research center managed by the University of Hawaii that supports the most demanding governmental and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide in helping to create a safer, more disaster resilient world. For more than 25 years, we’ve helped our partners enhance disaster management capacity, save lives, and reduce disaster losses through the application of our advanced tools and technologies, evidence-based research, and analytical information.

As always, we will be collecting donations for the MAUI FOOD BANK.  They can stretch a dollar like no one else so checks sealed in envelopes are also welcome.

KCA's Priorities 2024

  • Fire prevention
    Working with agencies, landowners, and the community to form a Fire Prevention Task force for South Maui and pass along requests and recommendations between that group and the community
  • Flooding mitigation
    Working with Public Works, upcountry landowners, and flood control experts to reduce the risk of flooding in South Maui
  • North-South Collector Road
    Advocating the completion of the next segments of the North-South Collector Road between Waipuilani and Kaonoulu
  • WasteWater Initiatives
    Supporting efforts to speed the replacement of cesspools in Maui Meadows with clean water alternatives and advocating for identification and treatment of pollution from failing pipes at major hotels and condo developments
  • Healthy Living through Smart Growth
    Supporting efforts to make Kihei a walkable, bike able community with sidewalk and bikeway connectivity throughout, especially to all our schools including the new Kūlanihāko‘i High School. Supporting the implementation of the revised South Maui Community Plan and the values it espouses
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KCA relies on your membership dues to accomplish our goals for a smartly planned community. Well-managed traffic, drainage, safe walking and biking routes, community parks and clean ocean water are just a few agenda items.  You can help shape our future by renewing or joining KCA today. Have time and a desire to make a difference? The KCA board seeks new volunteers to help with projects and carry the torch into the future. Please contact KCA to ask how you can be of service to our community.


To see what our future community may look like, check out Dick Mayer’s presentation on the developments planned for South Maui.


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KCA's mission statement

The objects and purposes of the corporation shall be to encourage, promote and aid in developing, improving and maintaining the area of Kihei, Island and County of Maui, as a desirable residential community; to develop unified community spirit; to do any and all things to promote the health, safety and welfare of residents within the Kihei area; to encourage recreation and service programs, and programs to enhance social life and community welfare within the Kihei area; to promote better understanding and fellowship among its members, their families and all residents of the Kihei area.


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