KCA was at County Council Friday regarding item 18-151: Kulanihakoi River Crossing

COUNCIL VOTES APPROVAL, 6-2       4/20/18 #kihei KCA wishes to express our appreciation to the six (of nine) members for voting in favor of the proposed resolution requesting the Public Works Department (DPW) to pause in their continuing effort to proceed with this project as defined by the DPW. This morning five directors were at Council […]

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BROWN WATER ALERTS ISSUED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Is the water brown? Do you turn around, or jump right in?                                                          4/16/18 #kihei The State Board of Health – Clean Water Branch (DOH-CWB) issues regional warnings on their website http://health.hawaii.gov/cwb/  with the self descriptive name, Brown Water Alerts (BWA) to warn the public to stay out of the kai in an affected location because […]

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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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PASSED 6-2 THIS AFTERNOON ==KCA ITEM AT COUNTY COUNCIL THIS FRIDAY, 4/20/18, AT 9:00 AM

Communication 18-151 on agenda addresses the Kulanihakoi River Crossing UPDATE 4/20/18 #Kihei   Reso passed Council 6-2 Yuki Lei and Mike White voted NO.  More detains later UPDATE  4/19/18 MAUI NEWS FRONT PAGE ARTICLE ADDRESSES THE ISSUE TODAY http://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2018/04/south-maui-residents-object-to-bridge-project/ 4/16/18 #kihei Do you know how many rivers exist in South Maui? Too often there are called […]

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What is going on at the Maui Lu Resort these days?

Nobody here but us chickens 4/9/18 #kihei Honestly, we ceased asking. We were originally advised work would begin in January 2016. Nothing. We received additional advice that year it would be soon, in a few months, then whoops January 2017. Nope. Did not happen. Similar response in 2017 – had a delay, but set now, […]

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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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The Oneloa Coalition meets in Maalaea on Tuesday evening

Discussion about Makena State Park’s proposed bathrooms and Paniaka Fishpond/Wetland Restoration Continues 3/27/18 #kihei Commencing at 5:00 PM at the Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) Classroom (downstairs) at Ma‘alaea, the number of participants grew from about a dozen at start to over twenty before concluding nearly 2.5 hours later. We again joined representatives of the numerous […]

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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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UPDATE MARCH 2018–Greenway from SKR up to and under Pi’ilani Highway discussion continues at KCA office this morning.

UPDATE 3/23/18  SITE VISIT/ OPEN HOUSE SET FOR NEXT THURSDAY 3/29/18,  4:45 TO 5:45 PM Land owner’s representatives will be there (in the flat land area off the south shoulder of Kaonoulu Street, just makai of the Kenolio Villas)  to identify the land area and answer questions. As you can see this event is scheduled […]

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