Author: Mike Moran

KCA Continues Testifying at Council in Support of our District

#southmaui #kca #mauicountycouncil 4/17/18 We reported on the annual Council’s Committee regional visit to our South Maui district last Tuesday, April 9th, in the evening to hear the fiscal year 2020 budget concerns. So why did we venture to the Council chambers in Wailuku one week later? The nine elected officials are inundated with requests for funding from a wide variety of entities. They are charged with difficult decisions on allocating funding. Sometimes repeated requests can reinforce the value of specific allocations of taxes. While many valuable entities are asking for grants and funding to support their work, and...

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Council’s Budget Committee Comes to Listen in Kihei

  4/12/19 #kihei#mauicounty An evening meeting on April 9th at the Community Center was gaveled to order by the new  Economic Development and Budget Committee, chaired by first-term County Council member Keani Rollins- Fernandez. Eight of the nine members of Maui County Council listened to testimony from about forty testifiers, including Kihei Community Association. Riki Hokama, who holds the county seat for Lanai, was a no-show.  While we had six KCA board members present, only two members testified for the KCA organization, while other members testified on personal issues and needs. The vast majority spoke for various non-profit groups,...

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CANCELLED NOW High Bacteria Count at Kamaole Beach #1, Kihei, Maui

      4/13/19 BUT the  community question is what was the CAUSE? and how will in be PREVENTED? UPDATE  4/11/19  DOH SAYS OK NOW         4/9/19 #kihei The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Kamaole Beach #1, Maui. Levels of 384 per 100 mL have been detected during routine beach monitoring. The Department of Health Clean Water Branch provides beach monitoring and notification through its beach program. The advisory for this beach is posted because testing for enterococci indicate that potentially harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, or parasites...

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UPDATE APRIL 2019 –Greenway from SKR up to and under Pi’ilani Highway discussion continues at KCA office this morning.

UPDATE 4/8/19   Over the last year we receive inquires about this proposed project, increasingly in past few months as construction projects surrounding the land commence. The obstinate State DOE fighting the safe underpass just mauka.  Other factors in the region, such as the Draft Kihei Master Drainage Plan overall rejection by the community, as we announced Amanda Cording will be back at KCA on May 21 with a low impact design (LID) plan perked interest. Then concern for the FY 2020 County budget district meeting tomorrow evening at KCA; would the KCA proposed prefab bridge on SKR crossing this...

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Next Community Meeting

May 21, 2019

6:30 To 8:00 at Saint Theresa Church at 25 West Lipoa Street.


KCA welcomes Amanda Cording to update us on the alternative plan she is working on for the South Maui Drainage Plan, offering a Low Impact Design instead of additional concrete culverts and stream diversions.


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