Category: Featured

Maui Friends of the Library to open additional nonprofit bookstore in Kīhei

  2/2/24 NE W  INFORMATION Grand opening, blessing planned for nonprofit bookstore in Kīhei Grand opening, blessing planned for nonprofit bookstore in Kīhei 12/11/2023 #kihei #mfol From Maui Now: The Maui Friends of the Library seeks volunteers to help open and run a new bookstore planned to serve customers soon in Kīhei. The MFOL used bookstore will be located at 95 East Lipoa Street...

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Cesspool replacement plan for Maui Meadows

  1/26/2024 #kihei #mauimeadows #cesspool There is now an initiative to speed up the required transition away from cesspools in Maui Meadows for the sake of human and coral reef safety. The proposal involves the creation of a Community Facilities District and also government funding. For the proposal to take off, Maui Meadows residents must sign a petition for the Community Facilities...

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King resigns from Board of Directors to run for So Maui Seat on County Council

1/17/23   KCA director Kelly King has resigned from the KCA board to avoid any conflict as she announced she is running to reclaim her South Maui seat on the County Council.  After three terms she  chose  not to run for reelection, as she considered running for State Legislator, but on last possible day, she filed for the office of the Mayor, but was unsuccessful.   Now...

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Major project proposed to protect Kīhei with green belts and firebreaks

1/16/2024 #kihei #fire #greenbelt #firebreak The Leeward Haleakala Resilient Landscapes grant proposal was submitted to the USDA Community Wildfire Defense Grant Program. These proposals haven’t been approved yet. The submitters are hoping to hear back from the funding entity in the Spring. This is the presentation provided at the KCA public meeting in November 2023.   This grant...

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  1/4/2023 #kihei #bikeability The Link Between Bikeability and Health By Lisa Monroe The health benefits of biking are pretty obvious. They include increased cardiovascular fitness, lower stress levels, improved muscle strength and flexibility, stronger bones, decreased body fat, reduced anxiety and depression, and better joint mobility, posture, and coordination. Biking is also an...

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KCA in 2024 kicks off the new year with an old topic – New housing for current residents

  12/31/23 #kihei HAPPY NEW YEAR On January 16. that familiar “third Tuesday of the odd month,”  our first membership meeting for 2024 will introduce the newly elected officers of the Board of Directors. Tuesday, Jan. 16 – 6:30 pm at our new home, ProArts Playhouse Azeka Makai,  1280 S. Kihei Road The focus is on Major Housing Developments in South Maui. We will...

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Mayor and team come to Kihei to hear from community; residents do not show up

  11/3/23 #kihei Last evening was the budget hearing for the South Maui district at the Community Center on Lipoa, but the mayor’s team had more in attendance than the community. Then only half of those that showed offered oral testimony.   KCA was one the few present who testified in person, and there was a single on-line individual, but those present could neither see nor hear...

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Kihei’s Mud Floods have not dried up

  October 31, 2023 #kihei Most of the world’s attention toward Maui island is connected with the wildfires, and while our residents’ is as well, in South Maui we also know that this time of year we have to be aware and prepared in every way possible for the potential of mud flooding. So our November 21 membership meeting will do both with an update on wildfire mitigation actions...

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South Maui CPAC 11/1/2023 – Plan Adoption

  10/30/2023 #kihei #southmaui #cpac #communityplan Wednesday, November 1, 5:30 pm Malcolm Center The South Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee The committee will discuss and decided whether or not to adopt the draft community plan that it has worked on for the past year. Watch in person at the Malcolm Center or on Akakū. Because this meeting is a continuation from 10/23 when public...

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High School Overpass Open House

The State Department of Transportation and Department of Education along with the hired consultant, Group70, held a meeting in the evening of October 25 at Kūlanihāko‘i High School to present to the community the preliminary (second offering) design of the required overpass to access the school from the makai side of Pi’ilani Hwy.  More details can be found on the website.  They...

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South Maui CPAC 10/23/2023 – Final Plan Review and Possible Adoptions

  10/19/2023 #kihei #southmaui #cpac #communityplan Monday, October 23, 5:30 pm Malcolm Center The South Maui Community Plan Advisory Committee The committee will review all sections of the draft plan and possibly adopt it. Watch in person at the Malcolm Center or on Akakū or BlueJeans. Because this meeting is a continuation from 10/11 when public testimony was taken on the contents of the...

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Next Community Meeting

Tuesday, March 19 - 6:30 pm
ProArts Playhouse, Azeka Makai
1280 S. Kihei Road

Meet Maui Mayor Richard Bissen

Among the topics to be discussed:

Flood Mitigation

Fire Prevention

The North-South Collector Road

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.

Help KCA help South Maui

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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